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Feedmore Manager Outlines Community Efforts

By Phil Karstetter
VCU InSight

RICHMOND, Va. – During an in-studio interview Rick Holzbach, the Central Virginia Foodbank’s Food Resource Manager, spoke about FeedMore, an umbrella organization for the Central Virginia Food Bank, Meals on Wheels Serving Central Virginia, and The Community Kitchen.

The three programs are responsible for providing free food services to three key demographics: children, families and seniors.

Although the food services are open to everyone, Holzbach says the majority of recipients are the working poor who work during the day but because of one reason or another, still can’t make enough to support themselves.

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Holiday Foods Raise Health Awareness

By Taylor Hall and Curtis Colbert
VCU InSight

RICHMOND, Va.– As everyone prepares for the holiday season, they also start to decide how to become more health conscious around the holidays–one of the hardest times of the year.

Some students like VCU freshman Rebecca Morrison have found a way to eat healthier all around.

“I’m actually a vegetarian and my parents aren’t so I always cook for myself for Thanksgiving.”

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says more than one-third of the U.S. is obese or overweight.

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Folk Festival Returns to Richmond

By Eric Blackstock
VCU InSight

RICHMOND, Va. — After close to 185,000 people attended last year, the Richmond Folk Festival is due to return to Virginia next month, and remains free to the public.

Folk Festival Manager Stephen Lecky spoke with VCU InSight about the upcoming event, which will include live music and dance, storytelling, crafts, and food.

In his interview, Lecky explains Richmond’s folk history, why the festival continues to be a popular attraction, and which aspects of the event he’s looking forward to the most.

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