Governor Napolitano to Tour CFB on Saturday, October 18, 2008

Arizona Governor Janet Napolitano will visit the Community Food Bank at 3003 S. Country Club Road on Saturday, October 18, 2008 at 12:15 PM to see first hand of the increased demand for food assistance in Pima County.  The Governor will speak to volunteers about the work of the Food Bank during these difficult economic times and then tour the CFB.

Volunteers at the Food Bank on Saturday will be packing family food boxes and include groups from Tucson City Church of Christ, Sigma Lamba Gamma, Davis Monthan, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints-University Ward and members of the Community Food Bank Board of Directors.  In September 2008, the CFB gave out 18,111 family food boxes, a 48% increase over September 2007.

The Governor and Community Food Bank staff will be available for media questions and photo opportunities. 

For further information, contact Pauline Hechler at (520) 622-0525 x 234 or Cell at (520 668-8208.