Arthurdale In the News

Charleston Daily Mail Features Arthurdale and Mrs. Bonnette’s 100th Birthday

Check out these two great stories about Arthurdale and Mrs. Bonnette’s 100th Birthday that were featured in the Charleston Daily Mail recently!

New Deal Cherishes Its Stories

Arthurdale Honors Resident’s 100th Birthday

New Deal Festival Celebrates Arthurdale Heritage’s 25th Anniversary

Arthurdale Heritage President Sarah Barnes (left) and AHI Executive Director Jeanne Goodman (right) display Governor Manchin's proclamation declaring July 'Arthurdale Heritage Month.'

Arthurdale Heritage (AHI) is celebrating its Silver Anniversary this July at its New Deal Festival. To kick off the celebration, West Virginia Governor Joe Manchin issued a proclamation declaring July ‘Arthurdale Heritage Month.’

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Arthurdale “FOCUS” of Attention

In February we were delighted to be selected as one of only 11 organizations in West Virginia awarded the FOCUS WV Brownfields Grant. We will be using this funding to get feedback from our community on how they would like us to use the Arthurdale school buildings which are in need of extensive repair and rehabilitation.  In case you missed the coverage on local TV stations WDTV and WBOY, here are links to the stories:

WDTV – March 11, 2010
Arthurdale Receives Grant To Renovate Old Buildings

WBOY – March 29, 2010
Grant to Help Revitalize Former Arthurdale Schools

Please take time to provide us with your thoughts regarding the future use of the Arthurdale Schools by filling out our Arthurdale School survey form.  We appreciate your feedback!