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Home Local Maryland Government Announcement Originally published September 28, 2011

FIRST LADY KATIE O’MALLEY TO LAUNCH CHOPCHOP MARYLAND



Will join “Let’s Move” Campaign’s Dr. Judith Palfrey and Founder and President of ChopChop Magazine Sally Sampson

ANNAPOLIS, MD (September 28, 2011) – On MONDAY, October 3rd, First Lady Katie O’Malley will join Dr. Judith Palfrey, head of the “Let’s Move” Campaign and Sally Sampson, founder and president of ChopChop Magazine to officially launch ChopChop Maryland, a new program to promote fun and healthy eating for Maryland families.

Every month for the next year, a new healthy and easy recipe will be featured using local Maryland ingredients. The recipes will be featured online, at local non-profits and health organizations around the State. Marylanders can also text to receive recipes and other information about the program.

At the event, families and children will prepare the first featured recipe using ingredients from local farmers and the Government House garden during a cooking session led by Sally Sampson.

To find out more information on the program, visit the ChopChop Maryland web site <http://dhmh.maryland.gov/chopchopmd/> .


To get the recipes and be eligible for prizes, text CHOPMD to 43186. For Spanish, text CHOPES to 43186. (Message and data rates may apply.)


WHAT: First Lady Katie O’Malley to launch ChopChop Maryland

WHEN: MONDAY, October 3rd at 6:30 p.m.

WHERE: Government House
Annapolis, MD

NOTE: Please note that ALL media must RSVP to attend this event.
E-mail Takirra Winfield at TWinfield@gov.state.md.us to RSVP.