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Bringing Healthy Food Options to New Orleans' Food Deserts

Penn Club of Louisiana

Wednesday, July 10, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (CDT)

New Orleans, LA

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Please join the Penn Club of Louisiana, the Harvard Club of Louisiana and the Cornell Club of Louisiana for happy hour and a panel discussion at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 10 at the Little Gem Saloon.

Amber Seely (Penn CUREx '09), Deputy Director of Economic Development of the Regional Planning Commission, will moderate a conversation about 'Bringing Healthy Food Options to New Orleans' Food Deserts,' featuring:

  •  Jonathan Leit (Penn CUREx '10), Director of the New Orleans Office of Alembic Community Development, which is redeveloping the Myrtle Banks School on O.C. Haley into a fresh food market highlighted by Jack & Jake's, a regional food provider
  •  Jeffrey Schwartz (M.I.T. '08), Executive Director of Broad Community Connections, which is developing the ReFresh Project and bringing a Whole Foods to Broad St.
  • Robert Steeg (Penn '73), Managing Partner of Steeg Law Firm, who has more than 30 years of experience in a commercial real estate.

Please join your fellow alumni for an educational and engaging evening.
 
Free admission. Cash bar provided.

Have questions about Bringing Healthy Food Options to New Orleans' Food Deserts? Contact Penn Club of Louisiana
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Little Gem Saloon
445 S Rampart St.
New Orleans, LA 70112

Wednesday, July 10, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (CDT)


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Penn Club of Louisiana

The Mission of the University Of Pennsylvania Alumni Club Of Louisiana is to engage and connect with each other, the broader community of Louisiana and the University.

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