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ACNJ e-Newsletter

September 27, 2011

Dear Supporter,

We are very excited about tomorrow’s kickoff of ACNJ’s Food for Thought School Breakfast Campaign. Joining us will be Agriculture Secretary Douglas H. Fisher, DYFS Director Cara Wood, Senator Joseph Vitale and Assemblyman John Wisniewski.

We welcome your participation in this important initiative aimed at ensuring that children get a nutritious start to their school day. Following is an agenda for the event. Look forward to seeing you tomorrow.


Cecilia Zalkind

ACNJ School Breakfast Report Release Agenda,
Sept. 28, 2011, 9 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
McGinnis School  271 State Street, Perth Amboy, NJ

Welcome from ACNJ

Richard Trenk, ACNJ Board of Trustees President

Welcome from Perth Amboy

Dr. Janine Caffrey, superintendent,
Perth Amboy Schools

Greetings from Legislators

Sen. Joseph Vitale and Assemblyman John Wisniewski, District 19

Presentation of ACNJ report findings

Cecilia Zalkind, executive director,
Advocates for Children of New Jersey

State efforts to expand school breakfast participation

NJ Agricultural Secretary Douglas Fisher
NJ Division of Youth and Family Services Acting Director Kara Wood

How Perth Amboy implemented classroom breakfast

Tim Linden, food services director,
Perth Amboy School District

Expanding school breakfast in Middlesex County

Thomas Seilheimer, director, Middlesex County Department of Human Services

The need for school breakfast and expansion efforts in New Jersey

Lisa Pitz, outreach and advocacy director,
New Jersey Anti-Hunger Coalition

What’s Next?

Cecilia Zalkind,
ACNJ executive director

Advocates for Children of New Jersey
 35 Halsey Street 2nd Floor, Newark, NJ 07102
(Between Bleeker St. and Central Ave.)
973.643.3876 I Fax 973.643.9153 I www.acnj.org 
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