At 9:30AM, on Friday, September 30, 2011, Dr. Robert “Bob Henry” Baber, Mountain Party Gubernatorial Candidate, will convene at the Coal Miners’ Memorial, located at the West Virginia Capitol Complex, 1900 Kanawha Blvd E, Charleston, for the purpose of making a direct appeal to Alpha Natural Resources.
The historically significant request is likely to result in a lasting positive impact on the state. Dr. Baber encourages all who share his passion and vision for a West Virginia for all West Virginians to stand with him at this historical event.
The state of West Virginia is largely divided by a line drawn by coal. It is important to know that no matter what side of the issue one falls on, the initiative being taken by Dr. Baber is one that could help bring the two sides closer together. It will, at least, serve as a reminder that there is always a way to find common ground from which great collaborative strides can be made. It goes without saying that the contributions made by West Virginians at Battle of Blair Mountain, like the more recent, and ultimate, sacrifices made by West Virginians at Upper Big Branch are significant, ever-relevant and deserving of special regard & historical preservation & designation.
Please mark your calendars and plan to be present for this moment in time that will be regarded as memorable, bold, exciting and forward-thinking.