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MEDIA ADVISORY

Mayors for Meals Day
Area Mayors Will Deliver This Wednesday

Date: March 19, 2007
Contact: Diane Concannon, Public Relations Director 609.951.2116; (cell) 609.206.4043
concannond@njredcross.org

PRINCETON, NJ, March 19, 2007 – The American Red Cross of Central New Jersey’s Home Delivered Meals Program delivers daily nutritious meals in the Mercer County area to those who are homebound and those unable to prepare meals for themselves. As a show of support for these community members, several area Mayors will join Red Cross volunteers to deliver meals on Wednesday, March 21, 2007 as they participate in national Mayors for Meals Day.

MAYORS FOR MEALS DAY
Wednesday, March 21, 2007
Photo Opportunity: 11:00 AM (Mayors and Volunteers at Red Cross/Princeton)
Meal Deliveries: 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Participants:
Mayor Peter Cantu of Plainsboro
Mayor Shing-Fu Hsueh of West Windsor
Mayor Phyllis Marchand of Princeton Township
Mayor Janice Mironov of East Windsor
Mayor Mildred Trotman of Princeton Borough
Deputy Mayor Hal English of Hamilton Township

(For specific delivery routes and times, contact Diane Concannon at 609-951-2116)

Mayors for Meals Day is a component of March for Meals, a national campaign by the Meals on Wheels Association of America. The American Red Cross of Central New Jersey is a participant in this national campaign, which aims to raise awareness of senior hunger and to encourage action on the part of the local community. Senior nutrition programs across the United States promote March for Meals in their local communities through public events, partnerships with local businesses, volunteer recruitment and fundraising initiatives.

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