Nucor to Host Town Hall Meeting in Blytheville to Discuss Lagging Steel Industry

SEPTEMBER 2, 2004 - Posted at 4:19 p.m. CDT

BLYTHEVILLE, AR - Officials with the Nucor Steel Corporation will host a town hall public meeting in Blytheville later this month.

According to a letter from Nucor vice president & general manager Sam Commella and Nucor-Yamato vice president & general manager and addressed to the Blytheville-Gosnell Chamber of Commerce, the meeting is to "address the continued deterioration of the U.S. manufacturing sector and the devastating impact it is having on the lives of Arkansans."  The letter further states, "Your attendance and participation in this event would signal your commitment to help address this problem.  We must act now to develop a strategy to help sustain American manufacturers and the livlihoods of those they support before it is too late.

The forum is to be held from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, September 14, at the old Wal-Mart building located at 301 South Service Road in Blytheville.  A complimentary dinner is to be served to all those in attendance.