Fw: Glickman to Lead National Anti-Hunger Summit

H. C. Covington -- I CAN America (icanamerica@email.msn.com)
Tue, 5 Oct 1999 14:58:58 -0500


http://www.usda.gov/news/releases/1999/10/0395

GLICKMAN TO LEAD NATIONAL ANTI-HUNGER SUMMIT
                                            Release No. 0395.99

WASHINGTON, Oct. 5, 1999 Agriculture Secretary Dan Glickman will join
leaders from the business community, non-profit organizations, state and
local
officials, and grass-roots anti-hunger advocates at the first National
Summit
on Community Food Security in Chicago on October 14-15.

                    WHO:      Agriculture Secretary Dan Glickman
                              National business leaders, non-profit groups,
grass roots
               anti-hunger advocates

                    WHAT:           National Summit on Community Food
Security.
                              Sponsored by USDA, the summit will mark World
Food Day by
               mobilizing communities and individuals to make commitments
               to reduce hunger in America.

                    WHEN:          Thursday and Friday, October 14-15, 9:00
a.m - 5:00 p.m.

     WHERE:     Wyndham Chicago Hotel, 633 St. Clair Street, Chicago, Ill.

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Note to Broadcasters: On Friday, October 15, 11:00 - 1:00 p.m. EST, the
Summit's plenary session, including remarks by Secretary Glickman, will be
available via satellite downlink at C Band, GE2, Transponder 3.

For a copy of the conference agenda, call Joel Berg at (202) 720-5746 or
email
joel.berg@usda.gov