Last fall, we kicked off our HubCAP (Communities of Achievement Program) in six communities working on the Mon Forest Towns initiative: Cowen, Elkins, Franklin, Marlinton, Petersburg and White Sulphur Springs.
The Hub’s fourth iteration of the Communities of Achievement Program (HubCAP) includes six communities from the Mon Forest Towns region.
The Hub continues to work with six Mon Forest Towns communities as part of The Hub’s Communities of Achievement Program (HubCAP) to help the communities build on the progress they have made towards revitalization.
Six communities are participating in The Hub’s HubCAP (Communities of Achievement Program) initiative which focuses on Mon Forest Town communities in its latest iteration.
To celebrate the kickoff of our latest HubCAP iteration, we collected stories from four communities that successfully completed the program in previous years.
We are excited to be working alongside the residents of six Mon Forest towns – Cowen, Elkins, Franklin, Marlinton, Petersburg, and White Sulphur Springs – as they participate in The Hub’s Communities of Achievement Program (HubCAP)! HubCAP offers towns a time-tested curriculum to accelerate community-led economic development.
The Mon Forest Towns Partnership (MFTP) is a collaborative, regional effort between ten communities throughout the Monongahela National Forest and is supported by the US Forest Service (USFS), USDA Rural Development (USDA RD), and West Virginia University (WVU).
Hinton’s oldest standing residential structure, The Campbell Flannagan Murrell House Museum, built circa 1875, has recently gone through more than the obvious facelift.
We have had the privilege of working with Matewan residents and local partners and have continuously seen how their diligence, thoughtfulness, spirit and drive has never wavered and has been a primary factor in their many achievements that have continued to build over the years.
With new businesses seemingly popping up every day, it is a very exciting time in Richwood, a community that has known struggles for years.