This year’s West Virginia Coal Forum was held at the Marriott in Charleston, WV, Wednesday, August 10 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am. The West Virginia Coal Forum conducted a forum to discuss the potential state impact of air quality rules being implemented by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. This conversation featured UMWA President Cecil Roberts, representatives of West Virginia’s Congressional Delegation, leaders of the State Legislature, representatives of coal industry, experts in environmental & energy policy and leaders in the electrical industry.
Today The Meida Center uplinked Senator Joe Manchin for an interview on The Fox News Channel. The interview took place at George Washington High School in Charleston, WV. Following interview Senator Manchin gave a surprise visit to the GW Volleyball team who were holding their first practice of the season.
Charleston, WV – With most schools across West Virginia opening this month, the West Virginia Immunization Network (WIN) and state health officials are urging parents to ensure that their children, particularly if they are entering the seventh-grade, are properly immunized. Nationally, West Virginia immunization rates are lower for the two important vaccinations – Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis) and MCV (meningococcal/meningitis).
When we made it to the garage to pick up the truck for today's uplinks, we found an unexpected trespasser on the door!
Charleston, WV – It’s National Farmer’s Market week and farmers’ markets are in full swing throughout West Virginia - providing retail outlets for local growers and greenhouse operators, as well as creating community-oriented shopping alternatives for consumers. To celebrate the West Virginia Department of Agriculture did a corn roast on the grounds of the state capitol and a Farmer’s Market was be set up.
The Media Center providing live coverage all week via satellite from the Greenbrier Classic PGA Tour Golf tournament.
There’s nothing like a Girl Scout cookie.
The Girl Scouts of the Black Diamond Council rely on people buying those cookies to fund their activities all year long. In 2010, The Media Center worked with the Black Diamond Council to build on the sales of those cookies, across the state, to assist with the funding of the council’s many programs for the young girls. The assistance came in the form of an all around media awareness campaign that included statewide articles in newspapers and on radio and TV.