The Friends of Coal’s outreach campaign continues with next week’s 2010 Central West Virginia Business and Coal Forum in Summersville.  The event will begin at 5:30 at the Summersville Arena and Convention Center. The focus of the event will be the opportunities and challenges facing the coal mining in Appalachia. Speakers will include Bill Raney, president of the West Virginia Coal Association and representatives of several of the major coal companies and organizations in the region. The event will be keynoted by Lt. Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin, president of the West Virginia State Senate, who will speak about the legislative perspective on coal mining. The event will be followed by a reception from 8:00-9:00 p.m.  It is sponsored by the West Virginia Coal Association, the Friends of Coal and the Coalition for Mountaintop Mining.
If you would like to schedule the Friends of Coal for a presentation or event, please call 304.342.4153.

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