Super Bowl champion, former New York Giants running back and Syracuse University alumnus Joe Morris, spokesperson of the NFL “Fuel Up to Play 60” program, will be a special guest at the Assembly Minority Conference’s annual Dairy Day reception in Albany TODAY, Tuesday,June 12, 2012 at 11:30 a.m. in the “Well” of the Legislative Office Building in Albany. The formal program will begin at noon.
Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,I,C-Canandaigua) and Assemblyman Ken Blankenbush (R,C-Black River), Ranker on the Assembly Agriculture Committee, will host the event and will be joined by their legislative colleagues, state agriculture representatives and members of New York’s dairy industry to celebrate the benefits of dairy products to the health of the state’s economy and its citizens.
Morris will present children from Glendaal Elementary School in Scotia with a plaque for their commitment to the Fuel Up to Play 60 program, which stresses the importance of consuming nutrient-rich foods, such as dairy products, and exercising at least 60 minutes each day. In recognition of “June is Dairy Month,” Dairy Day visitors will be treated to delicious complimentary samples of milk, cheese, yogurt and ice cream. The event is free and open to the public.
WHO: Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb
Assemblyman Ken Blankenbush
(R,C-Black River), Ranker, Assembly Agriculture Committee
Assemblyman Bill Magee, Chair, Assembly Agriculture Committee
Darrel J. Aubertine, NYS Commissioner of Agriculture and Markets
Dean Norton, New York Farm Bureau
Jim Buelow, Northeast Dairy Foods Association, Inc.
Stephen Coye, President, NYS Grange
Kris Brock, 2nd Vice President, American Dairy Association and Dairy Council
Vendors: American Dairy Association and Dairy Council; Cabot Creamery Cooperative;
Dairylea; Garelick Farms; HP Hood; New York Farm Bureau;
Northeast Dairy Foods Association, Inc.; Organic Valley; PRO-DAIRY;
Stewart’s Shops and Upstate Niagara Cooperative.
WHAT: The Assembly Minority Conference’s annual Dairy Day Reception
WHEN: TODAY, Tuesday, June 12, 2012
Reception: 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. – formal program at noon
WHERE: The “Well” – Legislative Office Building, Albany
CONTACT: Joshua Fitzpatrick, (518) 455-3751, firstname.lastname@example.org
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