Member spotlight: Meet Scott

In October 2019, PWC member Scott completed a 5-week trek across northern Spain on the Camino de Santiago – The Way of Saint James – a path that pilgrims have followed for centuries.  His interest in doing the trek began about 15 years ago, when he met a...

Member spotlight: Meet Dan and Karen

We’re fortunate to live in Virginia where the climate typically allows for year-round enjoyment of hiking, with seasonal changes offering a different perspective on local trails. PWC member Dan volunteers as a trail overseer for the Potomac Appalachian Trail Club...

Meet Diane

Diane is a survivor in the fullest definition of the word. She saw her mom and her sister pass from cancer, and then received her own cancer diagnosis, despite having tested negative for the indicator for the disease. She is now celebrating more than two years...

Member Spotlight: Meet Paul

Imagine wielding a 3-pound sword while wearing a heavy helmet, thick padded clothing, and protective coverings for your arms and legs — moving about in this gear presents challenge enough. Add the intense physical demands of swordplay with an opponent ― endurance,...

Member Spotlight: Meet Miss Shirley

It’s a pleasure to shine the spotlight on PWC member Miss Shirley, a “regular” in the aquatic facility with a biweekly routine. Miss Shirley travels to Powell from her home in Madison County where she has lived for 60 years. She became a member of Powell in...

Member Spotlight: Meet Maxine

Are you familiar with the Senior Games? Every state offers this opportunity for individuals 50 and older to compete in a variety of sports that can range from archery to track and field. At their state’s games, athletes may qualify for national competition. State...