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Lunch & Issues
Citizen Science, Environmental Health and Social Justice in Buffalo's West Side

Friday, January 16, 2015
Scotch and Sirloin Restaurant, 3999 Maple Road, Amherst 14226


Guest Speaker: William L. Scheider, PhD.

William Scheider taught nutrition at Buffalo State College for 25 years with an emphasis on nutritional ecology, environmental and health effects of the food system, risk communication of foodborne hazards, food security, and nutrition education. He joined the Department of Epidemiology and Environmental Health at the University of Buffalo in 2004 and taught there until his retirement at the end of 2013. He works with grassroots community organizations concerned with reducing air pollution and improving access to safe, nutritious, and affordable food.


Luncheon is at noon, followed by the presentation. The Luncheon costs $18. The public is invited. Please make reservations by January 14, events@lwvbn.org

We also remember our friends at Haven House at this time of year with socks,



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