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4/11/2017 - Fresh From The Garden comes to New Cassel

The Fresh From The Garden Program sponsored by the EAC Network is welcomed to New Cassel by Councilwoman Viviana Russell & Supervisor Judi Bosworth. The Fresh From The Garden program provide income eligible residents of New Cassel, who are 60 years of age or older, with monthly nutritional chats wit a registered dietitian, healthy cooking demonstrations, screening for high nutritional risk, screening for eligibility for SNAP, meals on wheels, and monthly distribution of fresh produce.

Councilwoman Russell & Supervisor Bosworth pose with officials from the EAC Network, along with representatives from Bank of America and Long Island Community Foundation. .Bank of America & Long Island Community Foundation provided funding for the program. The program activities will take place at Magnolia Gardens, 899 Broadway, New Cassel. Monthly Nutritional Chats with a registered dietitian will take place on Wednesday from 10:30am-11:30am, Cooking Demonstrations will take place on Thursdays. For more information please call Carol O'Niel at (516) 539-0150 ext. 220. made possible

Residents from Magnolia Gardens pose with Councilwoman Russell, Supervisor Bosworth and Registered Dietitian.

Registered Dietitian gives cooking demonstration for residents at Magnolia Gardens.