Governor hosts senior forum today
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - The first of the 2003 Governor's Senior Forums will be held today at the Berkeley County Senior Center in Martinsburg from 8:30 a.m. to noon.
The topic of the forum is "What We Do Makes a Difference."
Dr. Konrad C. Nau, vice chairman of the Department of Family Medicine-Eastern Division, will be the guest speaker. Nau is program director of WVU's Rural Family Medicine Program and associate professor of family medicine at WVU's school of medicine. He will speak about aging well in the Eastern Panhandle.
Displays by several area senior agencies also will be on hand. The event is free and open to all seniors. Registration is not required. Coffee hour begins at 9:30 a.m.
Contract awarded for new Rumsey bridge
CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Gov. Bob Wise said Tuesday that replacement of Jefferson County's James Rumsey Bridge soon will be under way following the award of a $15 million contract by the state's Division of Highways.