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    Dreama Denver named one of WV’s Wonder Women

    Appalachian women have always been strong figures. These women bring that mountain spirit to everything from technology and manufacturing to activism and law, in every part of the state. West Virginia Focus celebrates them—and expresses Great Expectations for their up-and-coming sisters. Dream a Little Dream Entertainer, philanthropist, author, mother — if Dreama Denver is one thing, it’s…

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    Always Free Honor Flight’s FIFTH Trip! 5.21.14

      Always Free Honor Flight is so much more than I could ever put into words, but every time we make a trip, I’m reminded of the debt we owe the brave men and women who preserve the freedoms we’ve always had and, in some ways, take for granted. In the case of our WWII…

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    WVa takes home ‘Country Roads’ – John Denver ‘anthem’ now an official state song

    Chris Dorst - Many people have thought that John Denver’s “Take Me Home, Country Roads” already was West Virginia’s official state song, but that wasn’t the case until Friday, when the Legislature passed a resolution making it so. Here, Mercer County resident Dreama Denver — widow of “Gilligan’s Island” actor Bob Denver, and no relation to…

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    Welcome to the Island!

    This is the on-line home of television icon Bob Denver (Gilligan), The Denver Foundation, and Little Buddy Radio which broadcasts live worldwide on the internet and at 93.1 FM from The Denver Foundation’s headquarters in West Virginia.   Click the ‘Little Buddy Radio’ link above to listen to Little Buddy Radio.

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Looks Back

Remembering some great moments in the life and career of a true TV and film hero, Bob Denver!