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Food Policy Update: 6/22 Meeting with USDA Regional, Two Farewells, 6/29 Coalition Agenda

Tue, 06/15/2010 - 5:05pm -- FoodSNAP

1) Meet and Greet with our New USDA Food and Nutrition Service Regional Administrator, James Arena-DeRosa:  The Food SNAP Coalition has a meeting scheduled with New England Regional Administrator James Arena DeRosa on Tuesday, June 22nd at 2 PM at the FNS Regional Office (10 Causeway Street in Boston - right near North Station).  All Food SNAP Coalition members are invited, BUT I need to know if you plan to attend so that I can alert the NERO FNS Office.

FS Policy Update: Mass SNAP Outreach Initiative and Resources; Boston Bounty Bucks

Fri, 06/04/2010 - 12:00am -- FoodSNAP

As noted in an earlier email, Tuesday's Coalition meeting (6/29/2010) will also include a discussion/update about the SNAP Outreach initiative  to implement the FY2011 state budget language.  Here's some background information on the Outreach initiative some important resources.  

1)  SNAP Outreach Initiative:

*  Update on  Mass SNAP Outreach Plan Implementation for coming federal fiscal year (Oct 1, 2010 through Sept 2011):  The following update is from Lauren Arms Ledwith, now of UMass Medical (UMMS):  

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