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Colombian representatives visit Northern Illinois Food Bank

Published: Thursday, March 7, 2013 6:14 p.m. CDT
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Pictured (from left) are Geneva Mayor Kevin Burns; Ana Mercedes Caneva Agudelo, coordinator of nutrition projects at SACIAR Foundation; Silvia Elena Llano Mesa, director of the SACIAR Foundation; Aura Pilar Noriega, director of the Cavelier Lozano Foundation; Fr. Daniel Saldarriaga, executive director of the Archdiocese Food Bank of Bogota; Ana Catalina Suarez Pena, executive director of the ABACO; Pete Schaefer, executive director of the Northern Illinois Food Bank; Catalina Vasquez Marulanda, coordinator of nutrition projects for the SACIAR Foundation; Gordon Hahn, vice president of operations for the Northern Illinois Food Bank; Luis Guillermo Bonilla, executive director of the Archdiocese Food Bank of Medellin.

The Northern Illinois Food Bank hosted a delegation from Colombia on Feb. 27. The group members spent the day at the food bank, seeking best practices to take back to their food banks.

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