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O'Malley to Tout Anti-Hunger Plans at Dinner Tonight

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley (D) is scheduled to appear at a dinner in the District tonight with U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack to talk about fighting childhood hunger.

O'Malley has embraced a goal in Maryland of the dinner's sponsor, Share Our Strength, to end childhood hunger by 2015. O'Malley has made the goal one of 15 major goals that is being pursued by his new Governor's Delivery Unit, which was featured in a Washington Post story.

Tonight's dinner is being held at Charlie Palmer Steak. According to Share Our Strength, Palmer is "opening his kitchen to a select group of former White House chefs and some of Washington, D.C.'s finest executive chefs."

Vilsack is expected to talk about the Obama administration's plans for improving childhood nutrition. O'Malley has been asked to provide an update on his efforts in Maryland.

By John Wagner  |  June 3, 2009; 9:16 AM ET
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