Meet a Martinsville Insider: Jim Woods. As the Branch Manager of the Martinsville Library, member of the Martinsville Uptown Rotary Club, and father of two, Jim stays very busy. He and his wife Marlene, a registered nurse, always take time to get out and enjoy the community with their kids, C.J and Cate. Here are Jim's insider tips to enjoying Martinsville-Henry County, Virginia.
What's the best part of raising a family in Martinsville-Henry County? "The area has such a variety of family-friendly parks and trails. Our YMCA* has two convenient locations in Martinsville and Collinsville and there is a wealth of fantastic churches to choose from, in which to get involved."
Where do you go to enjoy Martinsville-Henry County's arts-and-entertainment scene? "I have been involved with the Theatreworks Community Players since the summer of 2010. The Piedmont Arts Association has a brilliant schedule of top notch artists, writers, and performers visiting Martinsville-Henry County from Terrance Simien and the Zydeco Experience to Clyde Edgerton, nationally-known writer and so many more."