It's time to recognize and celebrate the amazing organizations who are creating healthier communities.

Nominations are Now being accepted for 2024 Celebrating Healthy West Virginia Recognitions.

Celebrating Healthy West Virginia (CHWV) is back for its 5th year in 2024.

Who Can be Nominated?

Farmers markets to 5ks, walking clubs and worksite wellness programs, community gardens, and much more:

  • Non-profits
  • Community Groups
  • City and County Agencies
  • Workplaces
  • Health and Wellness organizations
  • Trail groups
  • Running clubs
  • Schools
  • Churches
  • And many others!
Organizations of all types and sizes are creating programs, policies, and connections that make WV a healthier place to live, learn, work, eat, and play. 
Local news covering a healthy cooking demonstration at the Martinsburg Farmers Market

We invite you to nominate a community organization or workplace working to make West Virginia healthier.

We see the progress and positive things happening in our West Virginia cities, towns, and counties–especially yours! 

Let’s celebrate that progress and help it grow even more.

Community Evaluation Benchmarks for a Healthy Local Economy

There is a clear link between healthy communities and economic opportunity. CHWV's Community Evaluation Tool's Benchmark help community leaders create both.

Communities that work to meet CHWV’s evaluation benchmarks improve community’s quality of life and reduce healthcare costs. 

City and county leaders across West Virginia are working to make their communities more attractive to people and businesses. The CHWV evaluation framework can help.

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