This will be our second summer in Cabell County and working in the City of Huntington, and we are so excited to build upon the amazing partnerships we developed last summer!
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Meet the Summer Staff
Left to Right: Jen Herz (Center Director), Aaron Cobb (Finance Coordinator), Covey Byars (Operations Coordinator), Lizzy Scotty (Volunteer Coordinator)
Sleeping Quarters: Air conditioned classrooms in the main church building. You will need to bring your own air mattress or cot, pillow and sleeping bag.
Cafeteria/Kitchens: A large room set-aside for ASP volunteers as a gathering and dining space.
Showers: There are divided locker room showers located in the Activity Center off the gymnasium.
Recreation Space: The gym will be open for use several nights a week. There is additional recreation space outside on the church campus.
Closest Medical Facility: CHH Urgent Care, 2 Stonecrest Drive, Huntington, WV 25701
About the Community
Terrain: Urban river valley, surrounded by foothills
County Seat: Huntington, WV
Major Employers: Hospitals, restaurants/food service, medical care services
Per Capita Income: $25,271
Percent Living Below Poverty Line: 22%
Interesting Facts: Cabell County sits along the Ohio River in the “Tri-State” region of KY, WV, and OH. The City of Huntington is home to Marshall University. Ingrained in the history and culture of Huntington is honoring the legacy of the Marshall football team’s fatal plane crash in 1970. For further context, watch the movie “We Are Marshall”. Find more tourist information here.