Northwest Harvest: Creating a Culture of Health and Wellness for All

  • Event
  • Friday, April 22, 2016
Don’t miss this opportunity to join Northwest Harvest and Sam Kass for a discussion on the intersection of food and health in our community.

Sam Kass served as Senior White House Policy Advisor for Nutrition to the Obama Administration and Executive Director of First Lady Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move!” campaign. In this capacity, Sam led the First Lady’s work to help America raise a healthier generation of kids and ensure that kids have the opportunity for the long, healthy lives they deserve. In 2015 Kass joined NBC News as a senior food analyst, where he reports on topics from healthy eating and wellness to emerging food trends and policy. Kass offers unique insights and explores the latest developments in health care, shares inspiring personal stories, and tackles the serious issues that impact us all.

A panel discussion moderated by KING 5’s Jean Enerson will follow the keynote, including Sam Kass and panelists Dr. Benjamin Danielson, Medical Director at Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic; Scott Forslund, Executive Director, Providence Institute for a Healthier Community; Rep. Marcus Riccelli, State Representative from Washington’s 3rd Legislative District, Spokane; Gerald Wright, Director of Hunger and Food Resources at Solid Ground; Christina Wong, Public Policy Manager at Northwest Harvest; and Shelley Rotondo, CEO of Northwest Harvest.

April 22nd
7:00 p.m.
Benaroya Hall
$25 general admission

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WSAND President

Washington State Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Welcome, members!

The 2024-2025 year presents various opportunities for you to engage and feel proud to be member of the WA Academy. As your President, I’m honored to serve you, and here to listen, learn, and collaborate with the board to meet your expectations. Tell us what you think - we want to hear from you!

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