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  1. Help Plan Taste of the Nation DC Join the Planning Committee for the Best Tasting Event in the City Love the DC dining scene? Want to help end childhood hunger in America? Join Share Our Strength’s Taste of the Nation DC committee to help plan Washington’s premier culinary tasting event. Taste of the Nation DC chairs invite DC foodies to join the entire committee for an information volunteer recruitment happy hour at Hank’s Oyster Bar in Dupont Circle from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 10. Happy hour specials and select specialty cocktails will be available for purchase as we provide further insight and information on how to become a Taste of the Nation DC 2013 committee volunteer! Taste of the Nation DC brings together the city’s best chefs, restaurants and mixologists who lend their time and talent to help raise the critical funds necessary to help ensure no kid goes hungry. This year’s event will be held at on Monday, April 8, 2013 at the National Building Museum. Culinary council members include Victor Albisu of Taco Bamba, Scott Drewno of The Source, Mike Isabella of Graffiato & Bandolero, and Nicholas Stefanelli of Bibiana. Additionally, Gina Chersevani of Hank’s on the Hill and Union Market will serve as the mixology chair. To learn more about becoming involved with Share Our Strength’s Taste of the Nation DC join us at Hank’s Oyster Bar at 1624 Q Street NW, Washington, DC or receive additional information about future events by emailing DCTaste@gmail.com. Taste of the Nation Washington DC promotes awareness of the critical issue of childhood hunger and Share Our Strength’s solutions to it. More than 16 million children in America struggle with hunger. Since 1988, Taste of the Nation has raised more than $80 million for organizations in the United States, Canada and abroad, including more than $1.75 million in Washington, DC. Local beneficiaries are Capital Area Food Bank, DC Hunger Solutions and Mary’s Center, as well as Share Our Strength’s national No Kid Hungry campaign. # # # About Taste of the Nation Share Our Strength’s Taste of the Nation® is the nation’s premier culinary benefit dedicated to making sure no kid grows up hungry. Each spring and summer, the nation's hottest chefs and mixologists donate their time, talent and passion at nearly 40 events across the United States and Canada, with one goal in mind: to raise the critical funds needed to support Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry® campaign to end childhood hunger. Taste of the Nation is nationally sponsored by American Express, Sysco, Food Network, Brown-Forman and S.Pellegrino Sparkling Natural Mineral Water. Since 1988, Taste of the Nation has raised more than $80 million. To purchase tickets or to get involved, visit TasteOfTheNation.org About Share Our Strength Share Our Strength®, a national nonprofit, is ending childhood hunger in America by connecting children with the nutritious food they need to lead healthy, active lives. Through its No Kid Hungry® campaign—a national effort to end childhood hunger in America—Share Our Strength ensures children in need are enrolled in effective federal nutrition programs; invests in community organizations fighting hunger; teaches families how to cook healthy, affordable meals; and builds public-private partnerships to end childhood hunger, at the state and city level. Working closely with the culinary industry and relying on the strength of its volunteers, Share Our Strength hosts innovative culinary fundraising events and develops pioneering cause marketing campaigns that support No Kid Hungry. Visit NoKidHungry.org to get involved.
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