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Free food program workshop planned for child care providers and parents

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food Alexandria, 56308
Alexandria Minnesota 225 7th Ave E
P.O. Box 549
56308

The cost of food has risen sharply in the past year, putting a pinch in many budgets.

Stacey Wixo, area coordinator for Providers Choice, will present a workshop called Cent$ible Meals, which will share tips and meal ideas that can help participants get more "bang for their buck" while providing healthful, satisfying meals.

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The workshop is free and open to the public, however seating is limited so pre-registration is required. Food program participants will meet CACFP annual training requirements by attending this session. To register, contact Wixo at (218) 233-5210.

The workshop Cent$ible Meals will take place Thursday, March 12; Monday, March 30; and Tuesday, April 14 at Discovery Middle School in Alexandria from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Providers Choice, Inc. is a sponsor of the USDA Child and Adult Care Food Program that provides nutrition education as well as reimbursement for meals fed to children in licensed day care homes.

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