Weelunk shares Wheeling’s story. And right now, Wheeling’s story has taken an unexpected turn. Just like the rest of the country, life in Wheeling is much different during the current COVID-19 pandemic.
We know that most everyone’s day-to-day routines have changed. Social distancing is vital right now, but as it continues, we might feel less connected to our community than ever.
This is just why we think Weelunk is so important. Because even if you aren’t able to get out there and participate in your community like you typically would, we hope Weelunk can still help you feel connected.
You can still expect to see new content from us every day. Some of these articles will focus on the community’s response to the coronavirus, how we can lend a hand during this time, and how various local organizations are supporting those in need.
Wheeling Heritage is seeking community participation in a public art project about diversity. To participate, interested individuals can pick up a free, 4-inch by 4-inch canvas from various locations throughout Wheeling.
Wheeling has received national attention after voting in West Virginia’s first openly transgender elected official, Rosemary Ketchum. Now, we reflect on the significance of recent steps taken by the city to be more inclusive.