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County Executive Calvin Ball to Sign Partnership to Improve Food Access in Western Howard County

August 12, 2020

Media Contact: 

Scott Peterson, Director of Communications, Office of Public Information, 202-277-9412 

ELLICOTT CITY, MD – County Executive Calvin Ball will join executives from several county agencies and members of the Lisbon United Methodist Church on Thursday, August 13, at 5:15 p.m. at Lisbon Elementary School to sign a new partnership improving food access in Western Howard County.

“This innovative agreement will establish a weekly meal program for students and families in the Lisbon area, and is possible thanks to our strong partnerships with the community,” said Ball. “We’re bringing together our Department of Community Resources and Services, our Roving Radish program, and our Library System to provide healthy meals and engaging activities for our students. This pandemic has made food access more difficult for many of our residents, and we will continue to find collaborative solutions to ensure no one is left behind.” 

 WHAT:        
Food Access Partnership Announcement   

WHEN:        
Thursday, August 13, at 5:15 p.m.

WHERE:      
Lisbon Elementary School, 15901 Frederick Road, Woodbine, MD 21797

WHO:          
Calvin Ball, County Executive  

Dr. Michael Martirano, Superintendent, Howard County Public Schools  

Vicky Cutroneo, Vice-Chair, Board of Education 

Tonya Aikens, President, Howard County Library System  

Debra Anoff, Principal, Lisbon Elementary School  

Jacqueline Scott, Director, Department of Community Resources 

Heather Olsen, Lisbon United Methodist Church 

Erick Grijalba, Executive Chef, Grill at Lisbon

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