Tuesday, April 7, 2015

You're invited to
Food Deserts: Virginia Challenges and Solutions
Please join the Virginia Department of Health (VDH), Office of Minority Health and Health Equity (OMHHE) for a viewing and discussion of Living In A Food Desert, a documentary describing Virginia's food access problem, how it impacts residents in three parts of the state, and the initiatives in place that address local needs for healthy, affordable food. 

Produced by Virginia State University in collaboration with Virginia Tech, this film will inspire you with its examples of dedicated Virginians creating real solutions to food access.

Following the film, there will be an opportunity for attendees to share successful strategies implemented in Virginia and learn from Melanie Deel about Lenowisco Health District initiatives and John Lewis about the Renew Richmond program.
Friday, April 24, 2015
11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
VDH, Madison Building, 
Mezzanine Conference Room
109 Governor Street
Richmond, VA 23219
To submit a Polycom site request, please contact Rich Watson at richard.watson@vdh.virginia.gov or 
(804) 864 - 7179
Register on TRAIN VA using the Course ID: 1056511. 

For more information, please contact Augustine Doe, OMHHE Health Equity Specialist at augustine.doe@vdh.virginia.gov or 804-864-7436. 

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