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MEDIA ADVISORY: Marshall University, state and federal partners to break ground for Institute for Cyber Security (May 17)

Lt. General Robert J. Skinner, JFHQ-DoDIN, to serve as special guest speaker West Virginia Press Association HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Officials with Marshall University, West Virginia University and Joint Force Headquarters – Department of Defense Information Network, a component of the United States Cyber Command, among other government and educational partners, have scheduled[Read More…]

Tick talk, WVU Extension expert offers tips on avoiding ticks

As spring blooms and people spend more time outside, exposure to ticks and the diseases they carry increases significantly. West Virginia University Extension Entomology Specialist Carlos Quesada is providing helpful information and advice about how to avoid tick bites this season. Quotes: “Ticks are arthropods, but not insects, and are closely related to spiders and mites. Hard[Read More…]

MEDIA ADVISORY: 2024 Vandalia Health Network Conference to unite health care professionals on May 17

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Innovating for a Healthier Tomorrow: The 2024 Vandalia Health Network Conference will unite health care professionals, policymakers and experts in a unified effort to tackle current health care challenges and explore future opportunities. The conference will provide insights into health care policy updates, strategic planning and the[Read More…]

MEDIA ADVISORY: USDA Rural Development Administrator Betsy Dirksen Londrigan, WV State Director Ryan Thorn to announce $2.9 million in investments supporting small business owners

Investments are part of 27 projects being announced in the Northeast Region West Virginia Press Association WHO: Betsy Dirksen Londrigan, administrator, Rural Business-Cooperative Service, USDA Rural Development; Ryan Thorn, West Virginia State Director, USDA Rural Development; Award Recipients; USDA Rural Development staff; local stakeholders; and members of the media. WHAT:  USDA Rural[Read More…]

MEDIA ADVISORY: Young Writers Day celebrates student creativity and talent (May 3)

West Virginia Press Association WHAT:           Young Writers Day WHEN:          Friday, May 3, 2024, 9 a.m.; Award Ceremony, 1 p.m. WHERE:        University of Charleston, Riggleman Hall Auditorium                         2300 MacCorkle Avenue, SE, Charleston, WV 25304 CONTACT:    Christy Day, West Virginia Department of Education Office of                     Communications, (304) 558-2699 or [email protected] The West Virginia Department[Read More…]

MEDIA ADVISORY: W.Va. National Guard Future Leaders Program to hold FLP North schools competition (May 1)

West Virginia Press Association ELEANOR, W.Va. – The West Virginia National Guard’s Future Leaders Program will hold their annual FLP North schools competition at the Mountaineer ChalleNGe Academy gymnasium, Camp Dawson, Kingwood, West Virginia, Wednesday, May 1, 2024, from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Each school with an FLP program[Read More…]

MEDIA ADVISORY: Press conference to be held at WVU on April 25 for LOCKED SHIELDS 24

What: Members of the media are invited to a press conference for LOCKED SHIELDS 24, hosted by Joint Force Headquarters – Department of Defense Information Network (JFHQ-DODIN). Key leaders and partners critical to the success of the exercise will be available for interviews. Why: LOCKED SHIELDS 24, the largest and most complex international live-fire[Read More…]

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