The history of the 4-H–FFA Ham, Bacon, & Egg Sale in Greenbrier County

By Alvin Porterfield, former FFA advisor at Lewisburg High School & Greenbrier County Schools Vocational Director In the late 1940’s, the Greenbrier Valley District of FFA composed of schools in Pocahontas, Monroe, Summers, and Greenbrier Counties under the leadership of Guy Cain, Assistant State Supervisor of FFA from the State Department of Education in Charleston, […]

Behind the scenes of ‘Giving Back Day’ with Kellen Leef & Mike Sheridan 

By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV “Giving Back Day” began nine years ago with a simple idea that has blossomed beyond the wildest dreams of organizers Kellen Leef and Mike Sheridan. “My parents were going to be alone one year for Thanksgiving,” Kellen remembers. “It made me think about all the people who don’t have family. All […]