Local Virginia Officials Show Their Support for Silver Diner Fresh and Local Initiatives

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Neighborhood Restaurant Keeps Community Healthy and Helps Fight Childhood Obesity

Eat Well, Do Well

The event demonstrates how an initiative like Eat Well, Do Well can raise significant funds through partnerships that will change the way families – and particularly kids – eat.

Silver Diner, the local MD, VA and NJ restaurants offering families high-quality, healthy meals in a fun atmosphere, announced today that local Virginia officials will appear at its Innsbrook location on Tuesday, June 22 from noon-1 pm to show their support for Silver Diner’s new Fresh and Local initiatives. The appearance calls attention to the strides Silver Diner has made towards preventive health and wellness.

Among those in attendance will be; Marty Kilgore, director at the Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth; Matt Conrad, Assistant Virginia Secretary of Agriculture; Catherine Digilio-Grimes with the Virginia Department of Education; Heidi Hertz with Virginia Department of Health and Tim Mertz with Henrico County Public Schools.

Working with Action for Healthy Kids and the Virginia Food Systems Council, Silver Diner has recently announced its “Eat Well, Do Well” program. Through the program, Silver Diner will donate a percentage of its sales to local schools to improve nutrition and fitness programs.

Silver Diner has been unveiling its new Fresh and Local menu throughout its MD, VA and NJ restaurants. This week, Silver Diner will be rolling out the Fresh and Local menu at its Richmond and Hampton Roads locations. In addition to its regular menu, Silver Diner has also updated its new kids’ menu with 20 different entrees, more than half of which are healthy options.

According to Bob Giaimo, co-founder and CEO of Silver Diner, “The event demonstrates how an initiative like Eat Well, Do Well can raise significant funds through partnerships that will change the way families – and particularly kids – eat.”

About Silver Diner
With restaurants throughout Maryland, Virginia and New Jersey, Silver Diner is the preferred local restaurant for families seeking high-quality and healthy choices. The Diner offers classic American Favorites prepared with fresh and local ingredients. Guests get a high quality family dining experience in a retro-cool diner atmosphere.

For more information and to view the complete directory of locations visit http://www.SilverDiner.com. Visit Silver Diner on Facebook or follow @silver_diner on Twitter for the latest information and deals.

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