Mayor Joseph P. Ganim
For Immediate Release For More information:
May 24, 2017 Dalmarys Matos (203) 333-2843
CITY OF BRIDGEPORT TO HOST FIRST ANNUAL ‘FOOD MATTERS’ EVENT
Bridgeport, CT – The City of Bridgeport Food Policy Council and the Bridgeport Health and Social Services Department will host the first annual ‘Food Matters’ event on Thursday, May 25, 2017 from 4:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. at New Vision International Ministries, 130 Gregory St, Bridgeport, CT 06604. This event will spread awareness of the Food Policy Council and the community organizations working in Bridgeport to improve the availability of safe and nutritious food at reasonable prices for all residents, particularly those in need.
This is a family friendly event, free to the public, which will provide educational activities for children. The Council will be presenting its first annual “Bridgeport Food Hero Award” to Mona Jackson from Cook and Grow. Cook and Grow is Junior Chef Program for children 8-13 years old. Light tastings and drinks will be provided by Chef Raquel-Rivera Pablo from A Pinch of Salt and Heidi Vanderwal from the Elegantly Casual Cuisine.
Admission to this event is free but registration is encouraged, please contact Chelsea Gazillo at 707-495-8223 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information about Bridgeport Food Policy Council, visit http://www.bridgeportct.gov/content/89019/95959/210592/default.aspx or https://www.facebook.com/BPTFoodPolicy.