On this West Virginia Morning, as an alternative to the indoor shopping extravaganza known as Black Friday, a movement called “hashtag opt outside” urges people to get closer to parks, trails, community areas and the joy of being outdoors on that particular day. Randy Yohe took full advantage of the Friday alternative, going on a Blackwater Falls State Park birding hike.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – The Martin Luther King, Jr. State Holiday Commission has opened nominations for the 2015 Living the Dream Awards.
Award winners will be recognized as part of an ecumenical service celebrating King’s legacy on January 19.
Nomination categories for individuals include Advocate of Peace, Sharing of Self, Human and Civil Rights, Scholarship and the Governor’s Living the Dream Award.
Nominated organizations will be placed into the Service Organization Honor Roll category.
A copy of the nomination form can be found on the Governor’s website under Minority Affairs and the MLK Commission tab. Submission deadline for nominations and all supporting material is December 17.