Forum explores hunger, nutrition

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SANDPOINT — Six community leaders will be speaking on hunger and nutrition at today’s Geezer Forum.

The forum will be held from 2:30-4 p.m. in the Community Room of Columbia Bank

The forum will be looking at hunger and nutrition from a variety of perspectives, led by these knowledgeable persons: Debbie Love, Bonner Community Food Bank; Nanci Jenkins, Panhandle Health District; Ellen Weissman, Sandpoint Area Seniors, Inc.; Kat Anderson, Eat Smart Idaho; Michelle Murphree, Community Gardens and Food for Our Children; and Roz Holland, Food for Our Children.

Forum participants will learn about the food bank’s services, diabetes prevention, Bonner County Coalition for Health, and meals provided through SASI. There will be information about cooking and eating healthy foods through Eat Smart Idaho as well as community gardens and the Food for Our Children program.

Also, consider bringing food items for the food bank.

Geezer Forum is hosted by Paul Graves, writer of “Dear Geezer” in The Daily Bee. It is sponsored by Elder Advocates.

Information: Paul Graves, Elder Advocates, 610-4971 or elderadvocates@nctv.com

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