Press release from the Community Harvest Food Bank:
Community Harvest Announces New Board Members
(January 14, 2011) – Community Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Indiana is proud to announce three newly elected members to its board of directors: Jason Fabini, Retired NFL & The Fabini Foundation; Paul Jacobs, Beck’s Seeds; and Patrice Jordan, Kraft Foods.
Following is the Community Harvest Food Bank slate of officers for 2011: President, John Wolf, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.; Vice President, Matt Brady, Hylant Group; Secretary, Deb Treesh, Farmers & Hunters Feeding the Hungry; Treasurer, Dave Fee, Tower Bank. These CHFB executive committee members join the following board members in service: John Powell, Shambaugh, Kast, Beck & Williams, Member at Large; Beth Bechdol, Ice Miller, LLP, Member at Large; Christopher Guerin, Sweetwater Sound, Capital Campaign Chairman; Matt Bell, Regional Chamber of Northeast Indiana; Kevin Bleed, SuperValu; Danette Fitzgerald, Parkview Health; Jim Hauguel, Parkview Health Systems; Ronnie Irwin, Wal-Mart Distribution Center 6074; Tim Livingston, Kroger; Gonzalee Martin, Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service; Casey Scheurich, Dulin, Ward, & DeWald; Jason Wardwell, ENS Group; Stan Ziherl, Five Star Distributing.
Community Harvest Food Bank is the largest hunger relief organization in northeast Indiana, annually distributing nearly 10 million pounds of food. Community Harvest collects wholesome surplus food and grocery products donated by the food industry – products that might otherwise go to a landfill – and other donors and utilizes it for hunger relief. The food is distributed by 470 human service agencies and churches in its member agency network, serving 21,100 unduplicated clients per week throughout its nine northeast Indiana county service area. These agencies include food pantries, soup kitchens, homeless shelters, rehabilitation centers, and youth and senior citizen programs. Community Harvest Food Bank is a member of Feeding America and Feeding Indiana’s Hungry (FIsH). For more information, visit.