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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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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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Certificate Program – Community Empowerment and Growing Change

Grow the change you wish to see! This 12-week course is for experienced and aspiring community change agents. In this certificate, you will gain grounded knowledge and skills for applying seven tasks to create sustainable impact in your community. You will learn how to inform, initiate, and sustain just and lasting community change processes by…

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Guest Blogger – Josh Sowards on Diabetic Friendly Desserts

About Josh: Joshua Sowards is a Coordinator for Try This WV and the Healthy Bodies Healthy Spirits Network. Both groups are working to knock West Virginia off the top of the worst health lists! He’s a graduate of Dallas Theological Seminary and an avid believer that our bodies are a temple God wants us to care…

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Feminine Hygiene Drive For GBV

This month some of our partners are raising funds for feminine hygiene products for those who are struggle to afford these simple things. Click the link to donate. Stay posted for places to drop off products. “We often take for granted some of the simple things we use in our everyday lives. For example, many…

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Local Foods, Local Places – Rainelle

The Greenbrier County Health Alliance was happy to participate in this amazing two day workshop. This is the story of Rainelle, West Virginia’s efforts to build a robust local food economy. The Greenbrier Valley Economic Development Corporation (GVEDC) was planning this last summer before the floods hit. The damage done by the floods postponed the event…

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Woman of the Week

In an effort to highlight the achievements of women in our community, the Greenbrier County Health Alliance is starting a two-year initiative called the Woman of the Week. Every week, a local woman will be awarded the honor recognizing her work to make her community a better and healthier place. Her picture and story will…

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Growing a Model for Community Engagement

For the past couple of years a group from Greenbrier County has been meeting regularly to plan ways to improve health opportunities for people across the county. Early on, the group discussed the inequitable distribution of resources across the county and the barriers faced in isolated outlying communities compared to the wide variety of healthy…

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Wild and Wonderful Women of West Virginia

March is Women’s History Month! In honor of all the fabulous women of West Virginia, we decided to do a little research into what Wild and Wonderful Women West Virginia has produced!   Hazel Dickens – Folk Musician Born in 1925 in Montcalm, Mercer County into a mining family, Hazel Dickens is best known as…

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