Square dance calling — the spoken instructions said over the music — makes participation easy. But there are other aspects — like the prevalence of gendered language such as “ladies and gents” — that can make square dancing an unwelcoming or confusing space. One group of friends in the Appalachian square dance scene are taking action to make the tradition more welcoming for all participants.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Generation Next: 40 Under 40
West Virginia Public Broadcasting Education Director Maggie Holley has been named to The State Journal‘s Generation Next: 40 Under 40 for 2023. Holley was chosen for her commitment to expanding public broadcasting’s education and reading initiatives throughout the state in her role as the WVPB education director.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
West Virginia International Yeager Airport’s Chief Marketing Officer Paige Withrow has been named to The State Journal’s Generation Next: 40 Under 40 for 2023. Each year, the publication honors 40 emerging young leaders under the age of 40 in industries throughout the state for their accomplishments within their respective communities.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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