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Active Southern West Virginia and the nonprofit’s mission


Hiking, biking, or any other type of outdoor recreation is not just for tourists here in the Mountain State.

The West Virginia University Institute of Technology is promoting the non-profit organization, Active Southern West Virginia. The organization has a goal to make adventure, outdoor fun, and health and wellness accessible to everyone.

Melanie Seiler, the Executive Director of Active Southern West Virginia, expressed her passion for this project and the mission for opportunities for free physical activity to improve the lives and health of West Virginia’s workforce.

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