Concord University News
For Immediate Release: 
Apr 24 2001

Rahall to Speak at Concord Alumni Dinner

Athens, W.Va. - Nick J. Rahall, II, member of the United States House of Representatives, will be speaking at the Concord College alumni dinner, Saturday, May 12. Festivities start at 5:00 p.m. in the College Center. Rahall will be discussing the implementation of technology in West Virginia. Cost for the dinner is $15.00 per person and reservations are recommended.

Congressman Nick J. Rahall, II, of Beckley represents the Third Congressional District of West Virginia. First elected in 1976, he is currently serving his 13th term and is the dean of the West Virginia delegation to the House of Representatives.

Rahall is well known for his expertise in national policies relating to transportation, and infrastructure, energy and the environment. In addition, he is a tireless fighter for the Appalachian Regional Commission, black lung benefits, veteran’s benefits, and mine health and safety issues. In the House of Representatives, Rahall serves on the Committee on Resources where he is the ranking democratic member and the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure where he is the second senior democrat.

This February, Rahall was elected by the Democratic Caucus to serve as the ranking democratic member on the House Committee on Resources. He also serves on the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. Throughout his career, he has been a champion of worker health and safety and environmental justice in the coalfields.

To make reservations, contact the Concord College Alumni Office,
1-304-384-6056, or e-mail alumni@concord.edu.

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PO BOX 1000, VERMILLION ST., ATHENS, WV 24712.