CONGRESSWOMAN DELAURO, USDA OFFICIAL & NFL PLAYER JOIN
NEW HAVEN STUDENTS TO UNVEIL NEW SALAD BAR TOMORROW
District Launches Let’s Move Salad Bars to Schools!
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro, US Department of Agriculture Deputy Under Secretary Dr. Janey Thornton and New England Patriots Defensive Lineman Ron Brace will speak with students and administrators about the importance of healthy eating and join students for a trip through the salad bar.
Rosa DeLauro, U.S. Congresswoman representing the third district of Connecticut
Dr. Janey Thornton, USDA Deputy Under Secretary of Food, Nutrition & Consumer Services
Ron Brace, Defensive Lineman, New England Patriots
Dr. Reginald Mayo, Superintendent of New Haven Public Schools
Denise Coles-Cross, Principal
Tomorrow, Thursday, February 3, 2011
Mauro-Sheridan Science, Technology and Communications School
191 Fountain Street, New Haven, CT 06515
Let’s Move Salad Bars to Schools! is a public health initiative working to provide at least 6,000 salad bars to schools in the next three years. New Haven Public Schools has been awarded two salad bars as a result of this program thanks to NatureSeal and the United Fresh Produce Association Foundation. For more information on the national Let’s Move Salad Bars to Schools! or to donate, visit http://www.saladbars2schools.org/.
Fuel Up to Play 60 is an in-school nutrition and physical activity program launched by National Dairy Council and Nation Football League, in collaboration with United States Department of Agriculture. The program encourages youth to fuel up with nutrient-rich foods and be active for at least 60 minutes every day. Fuel Up to Play 60 is in over 70,000 schools nationwide, including 850 schools in Connecticut. For more information, visit http://www.fueluptoplay60.com/.
Ron Brace’s appearance was scheduled by NFL PLAYERS, the marketing and licensing subsidiary of the NFL Players Association.