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Para-Athletic Wellness Program – Fall Schedule of Activities

The YMCA of Kanawha Valley has announced it upcoming schedule of athletic activities for individuals with disabilities in the greater Charleston area, and they invite you to join in! Golf. Archery. Swimming. Tennis. If you have thought about trying one of these sports or are just looking at ways to be more physically active, plan […]

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Therapeutic Horsemanship Center Open House and Jamboree

On Eagles’ Wings Therapeutic Horsemanship center in Fairmont invites everyone to attend its Open House & Jamboree on Sunday, September 24 from 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. at their facility at 371 Opekiska Ridge Road. There will be plenty of activities for the whole family, including the chance to meet the horses!  Barn tours are at 1:30 and 2:30, […]

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Para-Athletic Survey

The CAMC Foundation is partnering with the YMCA of Kanawha Valley to sponsor statewide sporting competitions for athletes of all ages with physical disabilities through its Para-Athletic program.  The Para-Athletic program is the  only organized, sanctioned sporting program for the physically challenged in West Virginia.  The program offers year round competitions in track and field, marksman, swimming, […]

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Para-Athletic Program Mid Atlantic Games Track and Field Event

The Para-Athletic Program Mid Atlantic Games Track and Field event will be Friday June 23 from 8a-2p at the UC field in Charleston.  Any athlete wishing to participate can get a registration packet by clicking CAMC Registration Packet,  stop by the YMCA of Kanawha Valley and pick up a registration form at the front desk, print […]

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Fourth annual art contest and exhibition to showcase West Virginia artists with disabilities

The West Virginia Division of Rehabilitation Services (DRS) invites West Virginia artists with disabilities to enter the 2017 West Virginia Diversifying Perspectives Art Contest and Exhibition. This fourth annual event will feature original artwork created by people with disabilities. To enter, you must be at least 18 years old, be a West Virginia resident and […]

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Open Captioned Moveis Now Available Monthly

Earnest Covington, Executive Director of the  West Virginia Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing ( WVCDHH) announced today that WVCDHH will start to provide open captioned monthly movies at the Nitro Regal Cinemas. The first open captioned movie will be “Boss Baby” on April 15th at 1 pm. Open captioned movie means the captions will be projected onto the […]

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Call for Artists

“Different Voices and Common Experiences” is an exhibit featuring artists who have been affected by mental health issues. DVCE supports positive mental health awareness, community wellness, and inclusivity. Artists will be chosen on a first-come basis until the gallery space is full. You must submit photographs of your art pieces (limit 3 per artist) with […]

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Trout Stocking Underway!

Trout stocking is underway throughout West Virginia at many of the state’s lakes, streams and other waterways. WVATS reminds anglers with disabilities that there are 29 sites in West Virginia that meet many of the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), thanks to ongoing development by the WV Division of Natural Resources and […]

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Sled Hockey for Veterans

Charleston Sled Hockey recently received a grant from USA Hockey and the VA to sponsor several Learn Sled for Free events specifically geared toward veterans with disabilities. This is a wonderful opportunity to try this Paralympic sport which is regular hockey, played sitting on sleds, for youth and adults with physical disabilities. As part of […]

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Stitcher’s Wonder Frame

The Stitcher’s Wonder Frame is a 9 x 24 inch standing scroll frame for needlework. The frame adjusts in height from 16 to 37.5 inches.You can also tilt the split-rail scroll frame up or down to work in a position that works best for you. The frame rotates a full 360 degrees. This item has […]

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