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!

State Journal/WBOY: Busy Weekend in Arthurdale

Arthurdale received some coverage yesterday in the State Journal and WBOY about the community yard sale and auction. 

Busy Weekend in Arthurdale

The Arthurdale Heritage holds annual events.

Story by Macall Allen

ARTHURDALE — An auction was held at the Arthurdale Center Hall Sunday in Preston County as part of the annual community yard sale.

The auction was part of the 8th annual event which benefits schools in Arthurdale and the historic preservation operations of the New Deal community project.

The Arthurdale Heritage Craft Shop also reopened this weekend.

The Shop was closed for the winter and also to make some repairs to the shop windows.

The craft shop features the work of local artisans. Read the rest of this entry »