Governor LePage Declares March 2012 as National Nutrition Month

February 28, 2012

For Immediate Release: January 28, 2012
Contact: Adrienne Bennett (207) 287-2531

AUGUSTA - Governor Paul LePage issued the following proclamation declaring March 2012 to be National Nutrition Month:

"WHEREAS, food is the substance by which life is sustained; and

WHEREAS, the type, quality, and amount of food that individuals consume each day plays a vital role in their overall health and physical fitness; and

WHEREAS, there is a need for continuing nutrition education and a wide-scale effort to enhance good eating practices,

NOW, THEREFORE, I, PAUL R. LEPAGE, do hereby recognize March 2012 as


throughout the State of Maine, and urge all citizens to recognize this observance."

Related Documents

National Nutrition Month 3-01-2012 (PDF)

National Nutrition Month 3-01-2012 (Word)