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On the Road

Join us for the WVU-Parkersburg Career Fair

October 11, 2017 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.


You are Welcome to Attend a Small Business Exporter Forum

October 12, 2017 from 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Mountain State Forest Festival Parade

Last Saturday I had the honor of walking in the 81st Mountain State Forest Festival Parade in beautiful Elkins.  Thank you to all the event organizers and volunteers who made the day so special.



West Virginia Spotlight

Free Black Lung Screening for Coal Miners

NIOSH’s Mobile Occupational Safety and Health Units will be set up in Matewan and Oceana, providing free black lung exams, from Monday, October 16 through Friday, October 20. Senator Manchin visited with coal miners in Matewan and Oceana earlier this year, and he promised to work with NIOSH to bring the mobile clinics to them. 

The clinics will be set up from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. each day, Monday through Friday. Miners are urged to call 1-888-480-4042 to make an appointment. Walk-ins will be taken as time allows. According to NIOSH, the exam typically takes 30 minutes and includes a short questionnaire, blood pressure screening, a chest x-ray, and a breathing test. Participation is free and the results are confidential.

Senator Manchin’s staff will also be holding mobile office hours at the following times, if miners or their families need any assistance with their cases:


When: Monday, October 16 & Tuesday, October 17 from 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Where: Matewan UMWA Building, 329 Mate Street, Matewan

What: Regional Coordinator, Mike Browning, will be on site to assist constituents.


When: Monday, October 16 & Tuesday, October 17 from 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Where: Oceana UMWA Building, 1726 Cook Parkway, Oceana

What: Regional Coordinator, Brian Aluise, will be on site to assist constituents.

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