Friday, August 31, 2012

World Missions thanks the Bloomingdale Farmers' Market for providing the watermelon, fruit & healthy eating tips for the children

See this message from Dr. JoAnn Perkins of World Missions for Christ Extension Center, located on the northwest corner of 1st & Randolph Place NW in Bloomingdale:
              
Hello everyone, well with week one under our belts and the kids back in school, we are still proclaiming this week, the continuance of proclaiming safe peaceful schools and that our children will be on point by them going to school everyday, arriving to school on time, a good breakfast ensures that they will do well in school ready for learning.
              
This week, I want to take moment to encourage parents and friends to stop by the farmer's market which is located at first and R. Street NW ( right beside Big Bears Cafe!!!!!! purchase fresh vegetables for your family. We again want to say thanks to the market for donating watermellons and fresh fruit to the Back to School Rally kids and their parents. Thanks so much Ibti, and Robin, from the market. . Go by and check them out, I went by the Bloomingdale Farmer's market after church last Sunday, and was very impressed.
                                                                            
In the picture below, standing with me is Commissioner Hugh Youngblood and Robin (from the Farmer's market) sharing tips with the kids about eating right. For your information is information about the market.
                                    
The Bloomingdale Farmers' Market: Now Offering BONUS BUCKS







Your local farmers' market is matching up to $10 in free bonus bucks per week, per benefit to spend on fresh, local fruits and veggies -- for folks using food Stamps, WIC, and/or Senior FMNP Get Fresh vouchers at our market. BONUS BUCKS double your buying power so you can buy twice as much, up to $10 per benefit per week!
         
HOW IT WORKS:
Spend $10 in EBT (food stamps) and $10 in WIC or Senior "Get Fresh" checks, we give you $20 more-- FREE -- in Bonus Bucks to spend at the market.
                                                       
WHEN AND WHERE: The market runs every Sunday, from 9am-1pm through November 18, 2012 at 1st & R, NW.

See you at the Bloomingdale Farmers' Market!

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