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Former Redskins Running Back, Brian Mitchell, Along with State and County Leaders Join Local Elementary School to Celebrate the Importance of School Breakfast on the 20th Anniversary of Maryland Meals for Achievement

February 12, 2018

WHAT:           

Students and school staff of South Lake Elementary School will welcome elected

officials, former Redskins Running Back Brian Mitchell and a local dairy farmer to

celebrate the importance of classroom breakfast through the Maryland Meals for

Achievement (MMFA) School Program.  This universal free in-classroom breakfast

program began twenty years ago as a pilot at only six schools, including South Lake

Elementary. Currently, there are 451 MMFA schools with over 240,000 students

benefiting from the state funded program.

Students will have the opportunity to meet the former NFL player, read their Valentine’s Day Cards to the state leaders and present various breakfast themes performances. 

WHO:

Brian Mitchell, Former Washington Redskins Running Back

Crystal Stambaugh Edwards, local dairy farmer from Westminster, MD

Maryland State Delegates, Pam Queen, Kirill Reznik, and Eric Luedtke

County and local leaders, Montgomery County Public Schools staff and school board members

Students, Teachers and Faculty, South Lake Elementary School

Nicete Moodie & Tam Lynne Kelley, Co-chairs, Maryland Partnership Breakfast Workgroup        

WHEN:           

Wednesday, February 14, 2018, 8:00 a.m. – 10:25 a.m.

Former Redskins Running Back Brian Mitchell, local dairy farmer and state leaders

Meet and greet with South Lake staff:  8 – 8:30 a.m.                 

Invited guests, including Brian Mitchell, visit classrooms with students: 8:35 - 9:05 a.m.

School Assembly:  9:15 – 10:25 a.m.

Former NFL player address students during assembly:  9:45 – 10:10 a.m.

WHERE:         

South Lake Elementary School

18201 Contour Rd, Gaithersburg, MD 20877

WHY:  To promote the Maryland Meals for Achievement School Breakfast Program and increase the awareness of the importance of classroom breakfast every day.

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