NH DHHS - Celebrating Forty Years of WIC Services in New Hampshire

WHEN: Monday, September 29, 2014

WHERE: Grappone Conference Center

70 Constitution Avenue

Concord, NH

TIME: 8:00 a.m.

The New Hampshire WIC Nutrition Program will be holding an event to

celebrate 40 years of WIC services in New Hampshire. A daylong event will

be held at the Grappone Conference Center in Concord starting at 8:00 AM

and ending at 4:15 PM. Approximately 90 WIC staff at the State and local

offices will be attending. The program will include a morning welcome from

the Department of Health and Human Services Commissioner Nicholas Toumpas

and a lunchtime congratulations from Kurt Messner, the USDA Northeast

Regional Administrator. Confirmed dignitaries include U.S. Representative

Ann McLane Kuster, who will speak in the morning, and a representative from

Governor Margaret Hassan’s office, who will present a WIC 40th Anniversary

proclamation. Awards will be presented to State and local WIC agency staff

with 25 or more years of service and to grocery stores in the State that

have accepted WIC vouchers for the entire 40 years