Governor to Participate in Veterans Visibility Day at the Legislature
CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Department of Veterans Assistance (WVDVA) invites all West Virginians and visitors to join Governor Earl Ray Tomblin and the West Virginia Legislature at the state capitol building in observance of Veterans Visibility Day, on Monday, Feb. 20, 2012.
The observance will be comprised of three ceremonies; one to be conducted by the House, one by the Senate, and the third by the Governor. The event will include a variety of speakers, presentations and additional announcements of interest to veterans throughout the state.
Veterans Visibility Day is intended to honor the veteran community and provide them an opportunity to share their concerns and priorities each year with state lawmakers. Secretary Keith Gwinn said, “I’m grateful that Governor Tomblin and the West Virginia Legislature continue to make veterans a priority. We are fortunate to have their undivided attention on this day each year, so it is important that veterans from all eras and conflicts, from all corners of the state, come out and participate.”
In addition, representatives of various organizations will be available to share veteran – related information.
The agenda for the day is as follows:
Veterans Visibility Day at the Legislature
Monday, February 20, 2012 (President’s Day)
The West Virginia State Capitol Building, Charleston, WV
10 am – House presentation, House Chamber
11 am – Senate presentation, Senate Chamber
Noon – Governor’s presentation, Governor’s Reception Room
Heather Miles, 304-558-3661