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Walk to end Alzheimer’s to take place in Huntington this week

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – The Alzheimer’s Association will host two events this week as part of the 2015 Huntington Walk to End Alzheimer’s. Today is Bank Day for the region’s teams to deposit donations, and Saturday is the Walk. More information on each event is below. Media is welcome to attend[Read More…]

Beckley/Oak Hill WALK to end Alzheimer’s a huge success

BECKLEY, W.Va. – More than 360 participants gathered Sept. 19 at the Beckley-Raleigh Convention Center for the annual Beckley/Oak Hill WALK to End Alzheimer’s disease. The WALK, which is hosted by the Alzheimer’s Association, West Virginia Chapter, brings together people in the fight to end Alzheimer’s disease. Teams collect donations,[Read More…]

Kessler challenges opponent to debate during radio interview

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Appearing on this afternoon’s edition of “The Valley Today” on Radio WMOV, Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Jeff Kessler challenged his opponent, Jim Justice, to a series of debates around the state with the first being before the Jefferson Jackson Dinner Oct. 2 in Charleston. “This would be an excellent[Read More…]

Unclaimed property inserts set for distribution

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – State Treasurer John Perdue’s office is distributing unclaimed property inserts in newspapers from Huntington to Martinsburg, in hopes that people who find their names will file claims as rightful owners. Distribution began this week in the largest newspaper in each county. The final week’s distribution will begin[Read More…]

Capito joins all 20 women senators to introduce #Freethe20 resolution

Bipartisan Resolution Calls for Release of Women Political Prisoners Around the World WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) joined all 20 women senators to introduce the bipartisan #FreeThe20 resolution to support the empowerment of women and urge countries to release women held unjustly. Earlier this month, U.S.[Read More…]

Audobon Int’l recognizes environmental efforts at Stonewall Resort

WESTON, W.Va. – Audubon International recently announced that Stonewall Resort’s Arnold Palmer Signature Golf Course has retained its Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program Certification. Jason Hollen, golf course superintendent at Stonewall Resort said, “We take environmental stewardship very seriously at Stonewall Resort, and we’re honored that Audubon International recognizes our commitment[Read More…]

WVU greats team up for family medicine

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Two West Virginia University greats are teaming up to promote family medicine at the Family Medicine Foundation of West Virginia’s 29th Annual Jose I. Ricard, MD Family Medicine & Sports Medicine Conference. Dr. Paul Brooks, a 1966 graduate of the WVU School of Medicine and current Family Medicine Foundation of West Virginia[Read More…]

Capito supports bill to help combat Alzheimer’s disease

Legislation Would Award Prizes for Breakthroughs in Research, Detection and Cures WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) announced her support today for legislation to create prize-based incentives that encourage more public-private collaboration in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease and other causes of dementia. The Ensuring Useful Research[Read More…]

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