As the owner of the Sunrise Bistro and Catering of Walnut Creek and founder of the non-profit Wellness City Challenge and the Sustainable Hospitality Program, Cindy Gershen is an innovative leader in our community, farm-to-table foods, and nutrition.  As a teacher in the Mt. Diablo School District, she brings her culinary skills to integrate nutrition, science, and the environment to her education programs taking a preventative approach to the obesity/diabetes epidemic occurring in the nation.   Chef/Teacher Cindy Gershen has been awarded several awards for her health advocacy and is the co-author of “The Fat Chance Cookbook.”  She tells her students “eat well to be well out in the world.”

The Clayton Valley Woman’s Club (CVWC) invites guests to attend their monthly meeting on Tuesday, January 9 at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 5555 Clayton Rd. and hear Cindy Gershen, Chef/Teacher, talk about “Changing Children’s Lives Through Food.” The meeting begins at 10:00 am.  Gershen speaks at 11:00 am.

The CVWC is a local non-profit organization of women serving our local communities.  They have been active since 1972 giving both time and monies to many local organizations plus scholarships. For more information, call Linda at 415-652-3503 or Sheila at 925-672-7947.

Picture:  Cindy Gershen, center, with her Mt. Diablo School District students

Courtesy of Cindy Gershen