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Paula Ruth

Paula Ruth is an active member of her community and involved in the Women of Color for Change. She encourages people in her community to engage in physical activity, to eat healthier, to take care of the environment, and go to church. She recently received her high school equivalency degree in 2013 and last year…

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Montwell Park Walking Path Complete

Montwell Park Walking Path Complete Jamboree Scouts Constructing the Meadow Loop Path Montwell Park is being developed to serve as a gateway to the downtown area.  It will provide the community with a beautiful, functional space and healthy environment for all generations.  Last summer, over 200 Boy Scouts attending the National Jamboree at The Summit…

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Free Radon Test Kits at Health Department

Free Radon Test Kits at Greenbrier County Health Department The Greenbrier County Health Department has FREE Radon test kits available. This is recommended for our area because of the karst topography (which refers to soluble rocks like limestone forming sinkholes and caves). Radon is a carcinogenic gas. Kits can be picked up at the Health Department…

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Barbara Elliott

Barbara Elliott was nominated because of her efforts in relocating the Greenbrier County Library into the beautiful space it now occupies. She was a trustee of the library at the time and did public relations for the capital campaign as a volunteer. She previously worked as the director of Alumni Relations and Continuing Medical Education…

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Joan Browning

Joan C. Browning is a resident heroine for civil rights. She is most famous for being one of four southern White women of the 1961 Freedom Riders. She recently accepted her second appointment as Commissioner, WV Human Rights Commission. She is the First Business Manager of Williamsburg and Hillsboro Health Clinics; serves as one of…

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Kenosha Davenport

Kenosha Davenport is the Executive Director of the Family Refuge Center, serving in that position since February of 2015. She is also a Board member and Treasurer for the Greenbrier County Health Alliance. Originally from Alabama, Kenosha studied psychology and sociology from University of Alabama in Huntsville and then received her MBA from Maryhurst University.…

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Gloria Martin

Gloria Martin served as the director of the Family Refuge Center from 2003 to 2008, after starting work there in 1986, and currently manages the Lewisburg Food Pantry with her husband. The Food Pantry serves about 200 families a month. She also serves on the Greenbrier County Committee on Aging with a special interest in…

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Greenbrier County CARxE Coalition (GCCC) launched the Prescription Opioid and Heroin Awareness Toolkit

  Greenbrier County CARxE Coalition Launches Drug Awareness Toolkit After a year of collaboration with several local organizations, the Greenbrier County CARxE Coalition (GCCC) launched the Prescription Opioid and Heroin Awareness Toolkit on June 27th at the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine Student Center. The toolkit is one of many steps the coalition is…

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Yvonne Jones

Yvonne L. Jones describes herself as a community organizer. She is an Alliance Ambassador to Women of Color for Change, a group that works to empower and improve the health of women of color in our county. In that effort, she has facilitated diabetes self-management workshops, developed weight loss challenges, and coordinated healthy cooking classes…

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Adriana Grecu

Adriana Grecu is the owner of the Salt Cave and Spa and is working to establish a farmer’s market and farm-to-table conscious restaurant in White Sulphur Springs. Health through food and creating a space for the discussion of our relationship to food are a central focus for her and her efforts. She loves the camaraderie…

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