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Mansfield Middle School Celebrates 'Great Plate Tuesday'

The middle school staff served up a fresh selection of fruits and veggies to encourage students to eat healthy.

In an effort to promote healthy eating, students, staff and faculty at the  were offered a vast selection of fruits and vegetables Tuesday, and challenged to build a "Great Plate" - half a dish filled with fruits and vegetables. 

With a nod to the , the middle school, under the guidance of Janice Mills, the school's food service coordinator, joined the campaign to promote healthy lifestyles in the community.

"Great Plate Tuesday was a great success at Mansfield Middle School today," said Karen Molloy, RN, MSN at the middle school, in an e-mail to Patch. 

"The Cafeteria staff put out a beautiful selection of fruits and vegetables," Molloy added.

To learn more about the EHHD initiative, visit its Web site.

A special "thank you" to Karen Molloy for providing Patch with photos of the event.

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