ADE Director's Communication Memo Form

Memo Number : FIN-10-071

Date Created : 03/08/2010


Co-op Directors
other: Principals
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Type of Memo: Informational
Response Required: Optional
Section:   Fiscal and Administrative Services - William J. Goff, Assistant Commissioner
Community Forums- Healthy Role Models for Children

Regulatory Authority:

Contact Person:
Alicia Casteel

Phone Number:


Join the Arkansas Department of Education (ADE) Child Nutrition Unit (CNU) as nationally known speaker, Zonya Foco, RD, CHFI, CSP, provides Arkansas communities with practical methods and resources to become healthy role models for children. Zonya’s “Fit Families for Life” presentation is the perfect opportunity for educators, healthcare professionals, parents and others to develop strategies needed to succeed in helping children learn healthy habits.

First Lady Ginger Beebe supports these community seminars as part of the Obesity Prevention Campaign and plans to share a brief message with participants at some of the seminars.

This event is open to the public and admission is Free. No advance registration is required for the seminars. Seating and admission will be on a first-come, first-served basis. Dates and locations are as follows:

March 15, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Springdale, Springdale High School Performing Arts Center

March 16, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Jonesboro, Nettleton High School Performing Arts Center

May 4, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Magnolia, Southern Arkansas University Reynolds Center

May 5, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Monticello, Drew Central High School Auditorium

May 6, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Little Rock, Verizon Arena, meeting rooms A and B

This project has been funded at least in part with Federal funds from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The contents of this publication do not necessarily reflect the view or policies of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, nor does mention of trade names, commercial products, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.

In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20250-9410 or call (800) 795-3272 or (202) 720-6382 (TTY). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.


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