Mar 302011

Photo courtesy of Winslow Council on Aging Winslow Mayor Robin Boyd helped deliver meals to local residents on March 23 as part of Mayors for Meals Day.

Photo courtesy of Winslow Council on Aging Councilman Marshall Losey prepares to take a meal to a Winslow resident during a campaign to raise awareness of hunger in the community, especially among senior citizens.

Winslow Mayor Robin Boyd and Councilman Marshall Losey joined more than 1,000 elected officials across the country on March 23, Mayors for Meals Day, as they took a stand to raise awareness and to fight senior hunger.

Mayors for Meals Day event is part of a national campaign during the month of March initiated by the Meals on Wheels Association of America (MOWAA), which seeks to raise awareness of senior hunger and to encourage action on the part of the local community.

Winslow Council on Aging, a non-profit organization which operates the Active Adult Community Center, in partnership with Northern Arizona Council of Governments (NACOG) and Arizona Department of Economic Security (DES), provides hot, nutritious meals to homebound individuals five days a week. For more information or to volunteer call (928) 289-3341.