Friday, May 17, 2013

Hunger "Summit" In Fort Myers

FORT MYERS, FL. -- The 2013 Hunger Summit will be held May 31 at Hodges University in Fort Myers. Hunger continues to be evident throughout Southwest Florida, and the 2013 Hunger Summit will focus on that face.

All Harry Chapin Food Bank partner agencies in Southwest Florida, their guests, and the public are invited to participate in the Summit on Friday, May 31, at Hodges University, on Colonial Boulevard, Fort Myers, to develop collaborations and new ways to help our neighbors in need.

The day of learning will include sharing best practices. The summit will feature a diversity panel, which will be moderated by Gail B. Williams, MBA. Workshops will include information on addressing burnout, choice pantries, school pantries and food bank 101.

The summit is being offered through the auspices of the Harry Chapin Food Bank. The one-day event begins with a continental breakfast at 8:00 a.m.; the program begins at 8:45 and concludes at 1:30 p.m. A box lunch will be provided on the premises.

There is no charge for attending the Summit, but it is important to register. To register or for more details please contact Katie Schweikhardt at 334-7007 ext. 200, or

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