News Release

March 4, 2015

Tom Connors
Relationship Manager,
Resource Development

Meg Cole
Chief Operating Officer


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Ithaca Mayor Svante Myrick to Judge
Second Annual ‘Hunger Hero’ Competition to Benefit
United Way of Tompkins County’s Hunger & Food Security Fund

Ithaca, NY – Ithaca Mayor Svante Myrick will reprise his role as culinary judge for the Second Annual ‘Hunger Hero’ Competition sponsored by Collegetown Bagels (CTB) and Ithaca Bakery. The winning sandwich will be added to the menu at CTB and Ithaca Bakery and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to United Way of Tompkins County (UWTC) to increase food security in our community.
CTB and Ithaca Bakery are currently accepting creative ingredients for the “Hunger Hero” sandwich. To participate, submissions can be entered at or at CTB locations as well as CTB’s website or Facebook page. The top three entries will be taste tested by Mayor Myrick at the CTB’s North Aurora St. location on Friday, March 20th at 6:00 pm. Finalists will be eligible for prizes. For more information, visit
Working with others United Way of Tompkins County. . .
• Supports individuals in their efforts to live self-sufficient, productive lives,
• Connects families with their communities,
• Encourages diverse agencies and communities to engage each other to achieve mutual goals,
• Models and expects fairness, dignity and respect.


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