A Conversation: Richard Harwood
For nearly 30 years, Richard Harwood, founder of the Harwood Institute for Public Innovation in Washington D.C. has been reaching into communities and throughout the world, training, encouraging and inspiring individuals and organizations to work together on problems facing their communities.
Harwood served as the keynote speaker for the May 18 Rise Up Southern West Virginia Conference at Tamarack, during which he encouraged attendees to create a path of possibility and hope.
Prior to the conference, he stopped by the The Register-Herald, discussing his work and what collaborative steps he believes southern West Virginia residents could taken to improve the future of the region.
In times of struggle — economic downturn, educational woes, rampant drug abuse and environmental concerns — it has become common to turn to leaders looking for an answer. A “bailout” of sorts.
Mike Wood has a deep commitment to community. ¶ As executive vice president of the Harwood Institute in Washington D.C., Wood spends his life reaching out to communities across the country and the world in keeping with the agency’s mission to help inspire organizations and every day citizens…
This Week's Circulars
Christopher Brogan of Cool Ridge, WV passed away April 10, 2021. Visit www.roseandquesenberry.net. for obituary details. Arrangements by Rose and Quesenberry, Shady Spring, WV.
Ricky Fortner, 71 of Beckley, WV passed away April 11, 2021. Visit www.roseandquesenberry.net. for service details. Arrangements by Rose and Quesenberry, Beckley, WV.
Gene Thomas Crawford age 86 of Cool Ridge, WV passed away Wednesday April 14, 2021. Arrangements by Rose and Quesenberry, Shady Spring, WV.
Larry Abrams age 55 of Clear Creek, WV passed away Wednesday April 14, 2021. Arrangements by Rose and Quesenberry, Beckley, WV.
Betty Jane Runyon, 78, of Alderson, died April 12, at home. Service 11 am April 16, Old Greenbrier Baptist Church, Alderson. Burial, Phillips Family Cemetery, Muddy Creek Mountain, friends one hour prior. Arrangements by Lobban Funeral Home, Alderson.