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2014-08-11 23:06:18

Maternal and Family Health Services (MFHS) is celebrating 40 years of providing the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Nutrition Program to families throughout northeastern Pennsylvania. Wilkes-Barre, PA (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 Maternal and Family Health Services (MFHS) is celebrating 40 years of providing the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Nutrition Program to families throughout northeastern Pennsylvania. WIC is the nation’s premier public health and nutrition education program with...

2011-06-03 09:39:00

Effort Promotes Access to Fresh, Pennsylvania-Grown Fruits, Vegetables HARRISBURG, Pa., June 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Eligible older adults and families with children can receive vouchers to help them buy fresh, local produce at farm markets and farm stands statewide, the Corbett administration said today. Agriculture Secretary George Greig and Aging Secretary Brian Duke today kicked off the annual Farmers Market Nutrition Program during an event at the Farm Show Farmers Market...

2009-06-09 10:37:00

Farmers Market Nutrition Program Provides $20 Vouchers for Fresh Fruits and Vegetables HARRISBURG, Pa., June 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- State and federal agriculture officials helped kick-off this year's Farmers Market Nutrition Program at the Farm Show Farmers Market in Harrisburg today. The program provides vouchers for eligible older adults and families to purchase fresh local foods at farm markets and farm stands across Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania Secretary of Agriculture Dennis...

2006-08-08 07:43:29

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Fruits, vegetables and whole grains will be added to the grocery list of items covered by the U.S. government's Women, Infants and Children program, which provides vouchers and food checks to more than 8 million Americans, the Agriculture Department said on Monday. The proposed changes, the WIC program's first major overhaul since it was implemented in 1974, will now include these items while paying less for milk, eggs and juice. USDA said the changes were...


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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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