National Volunteer Week 2016
It is time to celebrate the accomplishments of our Master Food Volunteers who provide program support for our Virginia Cooperative Extension nutrition, health, and wellness educational programs, and we want to share a heartfelt “Thank You!” Our volunteers offer a wealth of talent, innovation, creativity, commitment, and leadership.
And, many, many thanks to our wonderful Family and Consumer Sciences Extension Agents who work with and support our Master Food Volunteers.
Thank you for all you do!
Following are select pictures of our some of our volunteers in action.
Nancy B from Northern Virginia demonstrates how to prepare tasty and nutritious foods.
Mike P(left) and Nancy F (right) at the Fairfax Farmers Market in summer 2015.
June/July2015- Esther L., Master Food Volunteer and her granddaughter, Kayla B, FCS Occasional Volunteer help with Healthy Weights and Health Kids program for a Parks and Recreation youth summer camp.
Bowling Green State Univ. Dietetic Intern partners with Master Food Volunteer/Norfolk State University student and teach how to prepare the Family Nutrition Program recipe: Yogurt Fruit Parfait.
Following are some great pictures of MFVs helping to make the Portsmouth Bicentennial Community Program a success.
Portsmouth MFVs, Regina J and Esther L at the Portsmouth Redevelopment and Housing Authority’s Community Day with the Mayor of Portsmouth, Kenny Wright.
Master Food Volunteers assist with Choose My Plate for Seniors presentation at the Parks and Recreation Senior Station.
MFV, Darleen P- prepares Corn and Bean Salsa recipe for February 2016 , Heart Health Month, and Crystal Barber, MNS, RD- FCS Extension Agent, educates on the USDA Choose My Plate after an energizing “stand up abdominal exercise session” by Veronica E, YMCA- Chesapeake.
We salute our Master Food Volunteers and look forward to more to come in 2016!