Community Harvest announces new board members

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News release from the Community Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Indiana:

Community Harvest Announces New Board Members

(June 28, 2012) – Community Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Indiana is proud to announce additions to its board of directors: Andy Yergler, Star Financial Bank; Hod Hefer, Sam’s Club (Walmart, Inc.); and Cynthia Elick (Leadership Fort Wayne intern), IPFW.

Following is the Community Harvest Food Bank slate of officers for 2012: President, Matt Bell, Ivy Tech Community College; Vice President, Danette Fitzgerald, Parkview Health; Secretary, Deb Treesh, Hoosiers Feeding the Hungry; Treasurer, Casey Scheurich, Dulin, Ward & Dewald. Those CHFB executive committee members join the following board members in service: Ben Williams, Shambaugh, Kast, Beck & Williams, Member at Large; Beth Bechdol, Ice Miller, LLP, Member at Large; Christopher Guerin, Sweetwater Sound, Capital Campaign Chairman; Jeff Beights, Source One Solutions, Inc.; Bruce Boxberger, Carson Boxberger; Jeremy Carnahan, BKD,LLP.; Jason Fabini, Jason Fabini Foundation; Jim Hauguel, Parkview Health; Ronnie Irwin, Walmart Distribution Center 6074; Tim Livingston, Kroger; Gonzalee Martin, Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service; Larry Rottmeyer, The Summit of Ambassador Enterprises; Rob Young, CME Corporation; Stan Ziherl, Five Star Distributing.


Community Harvest Food Bank is the largest hunger relief organization in northeast Indiana, annually distributing 11 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 430 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


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