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Celebrate School Nutrition Victory - Friday, Noon

Celebrate School Nutrition Victory - Friday, Noon

July 29, 2010

Tomorrow at the State House, the Massachusetts Public health Association (MPHA) will be hosting a celebration for the signing of the School Nutrition Bill (download invitation here).

The bill will be signed tomorrow by Governor Patrick. The law, championed by Representatives Koutoujian and Sanchez, and Senators Fargo and Richard Moore, and will promote healthier food options for close to one million Massachusetts public school students. The law is a strong step in the public health fight against obesity, overweight and chronic disease. Join MPHA, the Massachusetts Health Council, the School Nutrition Association of Massachusetts, American Heart and American Stroke Association, and Children’s Hospital Boston on Friday, July 30th at Noon at the Grand Staircase in the State House to celebrate this victory.
-Mehreen Butt