Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Sept 8 National Press Club Newsmaker: Agriculture Sectretary Tom Vilsack

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack to discuss national child nutrition strategy, call on Congress to reauthorize Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act
WASHINGTON, DC – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will call on Congress to reauthorize a strong suite of child nutrition programs, including the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act, a key component of that strategy that has helped to improve nutrition for millions of children, at a Newsmakers news conference at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, September 8 in the Holeman Lounge.
Joining Secretary Vilsack will be American Academy of Pediatrics President Dr. Sandra Hassink, MD, FAAP, and Jessica Donze Black, director of child nutrition at the Pew Charitable Trusts, who will also provide brief remarks. All three participants will take questions from the assembled media.
Like all Newsmakers events, this news conference is open to credentialed media and club members, free of charge.
Host: Anthony E. Gallo agallo2368@verizo.net 202 544 6973

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