25th Annual Member Program Conference & Community Awareness Day sponsored by UnitedHealthcare Community Plan

25th Annual Member Program Conference and Community Awareness Day Sponsored by UnitedHealthcare Community Plan will be April 25, 8:30am-4pm at the Holiday Inn on Electronics Parkway. In the morning the Keynote speaker will be Matt Knott, President of Feeding America. Matt will share a national perspective on hunger, outline broad strategies Feeding America is pursing in the fight to end hunger, and share Feeding America’s perspective on the importance of local, regional and national collaboration. He will also discuss how partnerships strengthen the safety net and more effectively support our clients as they strive for self-sufficiency.

In our General session Lieutenant Jonathan Anderson from Onondaga County Sheriffs Department will focus on the issue of Situational Awareness and will introduce law enforcement and first responders strategies for identifying and responding to threatening situations. These strategies serve to decrease injury and increase escapability in active threat situations. These practices are adaptable for the volunteer workplace and are intended to develop situational awareness.

In the afternoon there will be several breakout session focusing on member program best practices, SNAP updates, nutrition for older adults, advocacy, volunteerism, and a presentation by this year’s sponsor UnitedHealthcare Community Plan.

Registration: for Food Bank Member Programs is $10 per person; for non-Food Bank Members $30 per person.  Please register prior to the conference, you may not pay at the door. 

Click here for the registration packet.

April 25, 2014

8:30am to 4:00pm

Holiday Inn

441 Electronics Parkway

Liverpool, NY 13088