Associated Press Sacramento Daybook for Thursday, September 19.
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9:20 a.m. SACRAMENTO — Operation Good Character students at Norwood Junior High School will be joined by staff, family and community members in planting nearly 2,000 "Pinwheels for Peace" on the front lawn of their campus. The pinwheels are planted in conjunction with the celebration of International Day of Peace. Installation runs from 9:20 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. Norwood Junior High School, 4601 Norwood Avenue. Contact: Zenobia Gerald, (916) 566-1789.
11 a.m. SACRAMENTO — Local anti-hunger advocates and people who depend on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) will hold a tele-press conference in response to legislation being voted on this week in Congress that would cut food aid by $40 billion. Call information: Dial (712) 432-1500, Participant Access Code: 101223#. Event contact: Patrick Stelmach, (916) 817-9148 or Patrick@fairshareonline.org; Eric Manke, (510) 350-9915 or email@example.com.