SNAP the Silence About Poverty

February 11, 2013 | Staff Writer

Council President Press Conference (Photos & Video)

Montgomery County Council President Nancy Navarro met with the media on Feb. 11 for her weekly press briefing. Among the topics Navarro addressed were poverty in the county, the SNAP the silence challenge, the need for transportation funding dollars, the smoking bill, artificial turf, accessory apartments, Glenmont sector plan and more.

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February 7, 2013 | Jenna Umbriac

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Tuna Is “In” During SNAP Challenge (Recipes)

If you were on a strict clothing budget, you wouldn’t go into Nordstrom Rack and pick up a pair of pants that don’t match anything else in your wardrobe. You probably wouldn’t even buy them if they went with just 1 or 2 items. No. In this scenario you want a pair of pants that […]

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February 4, 2013 | Jenna Umbriac

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Jenna Says: Plan to Succeed

Jenna Umbriac, Manna’s dietitian, will be blogging about Councilwoman Valerie Ervin’s SNAP the Silence Challenge. Saving money on your weekly food purchase begins before you even enter the grocery store.  Planning is the key to getting the healthiest food for your money.  So be SMART before you shop by following these money-saving tips: S – […]

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January 28, 2013 | Staff Writer

Navarro Talks SNAP Challenge (Video)

During her January 28 press conference, Montgomery County Council President Nancy Navarro talked about taking part in the SNAP Challenge. Take a look. The SNAP challenge takes place February 4 through 8. Get details at the SNAP the Silence About Poverty website.

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