Lee University will host the Campus Kitchens Project (CKP)
National Conference on Oct. 5-7, 2012. CKP is a national movement
in higher educational institutions to reclaim food in order to
provide meals to those in need.
Thirty-three institutions, including Lee, host a campus kitchen
that serves their community. The national conference is an
opportunity for Cleveland and Bradley County organizations, along
with high school and college students, to join CKP representatives
in sharing ideas and developing further efforts to benefit these
The goal of the workshop is to observe developmental practices,
learn from one another, and gain perspective on new initiatives for
each community. There will be three main tracks: High School
Leaders, CKP and College Leaders, and Community Organization
Robert Egger, president and founder of DC Central Kitchen and
the Campus Kitchens Project along with Mike Curtin, CEO of the
Central Kitchen and the Campus Kitchens Project, and Lee VP of
Student Development Dr. Mike Hayes will speak at the event.
Admission is $25, which covers all meals.
Register online at: http://www.campuskitchens.org/ckpconf/.
For more information, contact Stephen Van Gorp at firstname.lastname@example.org.
PHOTO: Lee students volunteer at the Campus