BECKLEY, WV (WVNS) – The City of Beckley recognized a local dancer yesterday with a brand new street sign honoring him.

Local dancer Jerry Rose has a career spanning 60 years. As a tribute to his influence in the local community, a sign on Raleigh Avenue was built, where his Beckley Dance Theatre School is located.

Jerry’s dance career spans 60 years of dancing and instructing thousands of young dancers in the Beckley community.

The city of Beckley thanked him earlier today in a Facebook post.