Bowling Green State University, OH., October 3rd, 2019
On October 3 from 9 am – 3:30 pm at Bowling Green State University, the Bridging the Gap of Food Insecurity in Wood County will be held at the Bowen Thompson Student Union. This conference will explore the issues of food insecurity in Wood County, along with organizations supporting those in need. We are excited to have two subject matter expert keynote speakers including
Shannon Fisher – Social Services Supervisor Wood County of the Wood County Department of Jobs and Family Services
Chloe Plummer, MS, RD, LD a Clinical Dietitian with ProMedica Advocacy and Community Health
The conference will also include question and answer panels with area programs who work directly with those experiencing food insecurity. These groups include representatives from WIC, Salvation Army, The United Way, Children’s Hunger Alliance, Connecting with Kids, and many more.
Break-out sessions include cooking demonstrations, challenges with different populations, and the concept of food pharmacies.
Registration for the event is $10 per person with all proceeds going to the Mobile Food Pantry on BGSU’s campus.
For more information and to register, go to www.bgsudining.com/foodinsecurityconference
The conference is sponsored by Bowling Green State University, BGSU Dining, BGSU Conference and Event Services, BGSU Parking Services, BGSU Center for Public Impact, and Chartwells Higher Education.