Application Open! Active SWV to award 40 grants of $1,000

Calling all workplaces: Active SWV in partnership with WV Health Promotion and Chronic Disease will award 40 grants across West Virginia. You may apply for up to $1,000 to jump-start your workplace wellness program. Check out some of the creative ways past recipients have expanded their programs below!

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Waterfall Hike at Camp Creek

Come out and Join Community Captain Michaella at the Camp Creek Playground parking lot for a 1.1 mile hike to Marsh Fork Falls at 10am. Participants will meet in the playground parking lot. This is a free, family friendly event.

 

 

 

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Welcome New VISTA for Active SWV, Emily Wilkinson

Active Southern West Virginia is very pleased to announce the start of our new AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteer In Service To America) member, Emily Wilkinson, this week. Emily will be serving with Active SWV for the next year to sustain and grow the Active SWV Kids Run Clubs, devote time to broadening the Active SWV Workplace Wellness program, and contribute her passion and public health skills to all ...

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Bradley/Prosperity Morning Mile

prosperity-morning-mileTake steps towards a New Walking Lifestyle in the New Year.

Join Community Captains Levi and Rene Moore at the Bradley/Prosperity Morning Mile. The group will walk 1 mile every week. If you attend 10 programs, you will have walked 10 miles and will receive a free commemorative coin to celebrate! This is just the start to 2017!

If the weather is cold, wet, ...

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Gentle Chair Yoga

gentle-yogaJoin Community Captain Lori Keller for free Gentle Yoga every Tuesday at 5:30 pm. Come out and let Lori guide you through a series of stretches that are designed to gently increase flexibility and strength. All moves will be done from a chair or standing position.

Gentle Yoga-Key Points

  • Anyone can do it- Exercises can be adapted to accommodate anyone’s physical limitations.
  • No pain, No Strain- If ...
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Active Dogs & People

Join Community Captain Suleka and her dog, Tesla, on a FREE 2-4 mile hike on Grey Flats Trails next to the Beckley Soccer Complex (Paul Cline Memorial Sports Complex). This is a dog friendly, family friendly group! Come out and explore the Grey Flats Trails with friends. It is our goal that this meetup will help us gauge interest from the community ...

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Get Fit at the Raleigh County Library

Join Community Captain Ryan Gilkerson at the Raleigh County Public Library the first Wednesday of every month at 5:30 pm for a free Library Fitness Class. This is a free, indoor, beginner-friendly class. Ryan will teach warm ups, stretching, flex exercises, more stretching, and proper cool down.  This class will meet the first Wednesday of every month at the Raleigh County Public Library January through March.

We encourage participants to wear comfortable clothing and tennis shoes.

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New Year’s Resolution Bootcamp Fitness Group

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This group is led by Active SWV Community Captain, Kids Run Club Coach, and Ansted Middle School PE Teacher Kate Miller. Keep your New Year’s resolution to get active by joining this supportive group every Tuesday and Thursday at 3pm located at the Ansted Middle School. Community Captain Kate Miller will meet you in front of the gym.

Join her twice a week ...

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New Year’s Resolution Bootcamp Fitness Group

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This group is led by Active SWV Community Captain, Kids Run Club Coach, and Ansted Middle School PE Teacher Kate Miller. Keep your New Year’s resolution to get active by joining this supportive group every Tuesday and Thursday at 3pm located at the Ansted Middle School. Community Captain Kate Miller will meet you in front of the gym.

Join her twice a week ...

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