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Check Out What’s on the Menu in BCPS Cafeterias in 2017/18

Tuesday, August 15, 2017
 
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WHO:              
Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) Food and Nutrition Services Staff, Chefs and Representatives with the Non-profit National Organization Wellness in the Schools (WITS), Students, School Administrators and Staff       
 
WHAT:            
The BCPS Food and Nutrition Services Department shares What’s New on the Menu in 2017/18 and introduces its new partnership with WITS, which is dedicated to supporting healthy eating among students.
 
WHEN:            
Thursday, August 17, 2017  
10 a.m. – Noon

 
WHERE:        
Watkins Elementary School
3520 SW 52nd Avenue
Pembroke Park, FL 33023

 
WHY:              
The District’s Food and Nutrition Services Department is continuing to add healthy and tasty food choices to school breakfast and lunch menus in 2017/18, and is welcoming media to visit Watkins Elementary School, one of the District’s year-round schools, to learn more about the menu options this school year for students.  In addition, Watkins Elementary School is one of two District schools selected to participate in the WITS program, which connects schools with local chefs to encourage healthy eating and nutrition education for students throughout the school year.   
 
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