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Media Advisory: Finance Cabinet Secretary Landrum & Dept. of Ag Commissioner Quarles to host news conference announcing purchase of meal kits for food banksAnnouncement at God's Pantry Food Bank in Winchester



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
 

Contact: Pamela Trautner
502-564-4240
Pamela.Trautner@ky.gov

 

Sean Southard

sean.southard@ky.gov




FRANKFORT, Ky. (Dec. 19, 2017) - Finance and Administration Cabinet Secretary William M. Landrum III and Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles will hold a press conference Wednesday at God’s Pantry in Winchester to announce that several Kentucky food banks are purchasing nearly 315,000 meals from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to distribute to hungry Kentuckians as part of the state’s Hunger Initiative. The purchase is the result of efforts of the Kentucky Department of Agriculture (KDA) and the Kentucky Finance and Administration Cabinet to facilitate the purchase of the meal kits at a fraction of their original cost.

Representatives of the news media are encouraged to attend and may RSVP to Sean Southard or Pamela Trautner. 

WHO:  

Finance and Administration Cabinet Secretary William M. Landrum III, Kentucky Commissioner of Agriculture Ryan Quarles, and God’s Pantry CEO Michael Halligan

WHAT:

Press conference to announce purchase of 314,496 meals by Kentucky food banks

WHEN:

1:30 p.m. EST, Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017

WHERE:

God’s Pantry Food Bank, 1270 Enterprise Drive, Winchester, Ky.

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