The National Black Lung Association will meet Thursday, Feb. 25, at 2 p.m. at the Letcher County Extension Office, 478 Extension Drive in Whitesburg. U.S. Department of Labor Supervisory Claims Examiner Bobby Chaffins will discuss the federal black lung program. Members of the Respiratory Clinics of Eastern Kentucky and local attorneys who assist with federal black lung claims will be at the meeting to provide assistance.
All retired and active miners, widows, spouses and others who are interested in working with the local chapter of the National Black Lung Association to improve the black lung laws for miners and their dependents are requested to attend. For additional information, contact Anthony Warlick at the Respiratory Clinics of Eastern Kentucky at (606) 633-4871 or firstname.lastname@example.org.