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Media Invited to Cover World Food Day on Oct 16

World Food Day is Celebrated on October 16

The media is invited to cover the University of the Virgin Islands annual World Food Day. This two day event is set to take place on the Albert A. Sheen Campus grounds near the Great Hall. The Hunger Banquet will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, Oct 14.  This event and experience will educate students in the territory from fourth through ninth grade on the challenges of poverty and world hunger first hand.

World Food Day events will continue from noon to 6 p.m. on Sunday, Oct 16, with a Vendors’ Court and 4-H Youth “Super Chef” competition.

This year’s theme, “Climate is changing. Food and agriculture must too,” World Food Day is designed to educate the community on poverty and world hunger.

           What: 2016 Annual World Food Day – Hunger Banquet (St. Croix)

           When:  Friday, Oct. 14

           Time: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

           Where:  Albert A. Sheen Campus grounds, near The Great Hall – St. Croix

           What: World Food Day 4-H Youth “Super Chef” competition / Vendors’ Court

           When: Sunday, Oct. 16,

           Time: 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.

           Where:  Albert A. Sheen Campus grounds, near The Great Hall – St. Croix

           Contact:  UVI Public Relations - (340) 693-1056