Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - March 8, 2016
REVISED March 8, 2016 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #7

March for Meals Month - March 2016


Contact and/or Presenter Information
Board of County Commissioners

Action Requested
Adopt Proclamation designating March 2016 as "March for Meals Month" in Manatee County, Florida.

Enabling/Regulating Authority

Background Discussion

On March 22, 1972, President Richard Nixon signed into law a measure that amended the Older Americans Act of 1965 and established a national nutrition program for seniors 60 years and older.

Meals on Wheels America established the March for Meals campaign in March 2002 to recognize the historic month and the importance of the Older Americans Act Nutrition Programs, and to raise awareness about the escalating problem of senior hunger in America.

Larry Winegar, Meals on Wheels Plus of Manatee, will be in attendance to accept the Proclamation.

County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records


Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  March for Meals Month - March 2016.pdf