Check out the “Healthy Meals for Kids Celebratory Event” at the grand opening of KidzTable – Monday, October 22, 2012: 12:30 p.m. Easy information after the jump!

In conjunction with the opening of a brand new kitchen, KidzTable, a St. Vincent de Paul social enterprise and a premier provider of fresh, nutritious meals to children and youth in schools, pre-schools, day care centers, after-school programs, and summer camps in the greater Baltimore area, is hosting the “Healthy Meals for Kids Celebratory Event” which seeks to increase awareness in Maryland about the urgent need to address the national epidemic of childhood obesity and limited access to healthy, fresh foods.

KidzTable is part of a national movement to change the way children eat by increasing access to healthy food choices for children in Baltimore.  By serving children fresh, natural, unprocessed foods every day and educating them, their parents, and teachers about good nutrition, KidzTable hopes to develop a healthier generation of kids.

Why: Today nearly one in three American children is overweight or obese.

Who: Guests and speakers include U.S. Congressman John Sarbanes, Governor’s Office for Children, Prevention Specialist Christina Drushel, Baltimore City’s Food Policy Director, Holly Freishtat.

When: Monday, October 22nd: 12:00 – 2:00 p.m., program begins at 12:30 p.m.

Where: Event takes place at the brand new, 10,000 square-foot training and production kitchen of KidzTable, located in the Hollander Business Park, 1901 62nd Street, Suite 3906, Baltimore, MD 21237.

Note: KidzTable is a fully owned subsidiary of St. Vincent de Paul of Baltimore, a leading provider of community services to people suffering from the effects of hunger, homelessness, and poverty in Baltimore, Maryland.

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