Wednesday, March 28, 2007
it is official (complete with photograph)
Second Helpings names new director of operations
INDIANAPOLIS, March 28, 2007 – Second Helpings, Inc. has announced that it has named Nora Spitznogle to the new position of director of operations. Spitznogle has served as the agency’s director of volunteers since 2005.
In her new position, Spitznogle will oversee all of Second Helpings’ day-to-day operations, including its hunger relief, job training, and food rescue programs.
“We’re delighted that Nora has accepted this new position,” said Gina Brooks, executive director. “She has done a wonderful job with our volunteer program, and her experience in food service management made her a logical choice for director of operations.”
Spitznogle is a graduate of Purdue University. Prior to joining Second Helpings, she worked as manager of CATH, Inc., one of Indianapolis’s most popular coffee shops, with locations in Broad Ripple and the City Market.
Second Helpings Inc. is an Indianapolis-based organization committed to safely rescuing prepared and perishable food, re-preparing it into nutritious meals, and distributing up to 3,000 meals daily to more than 50 social service organizations that serve disadvantaged adults and children. Second Helpings also trains and places adults for full-time positions in the culinary field.
Since 1998, Second Helpings has collected more than eight million pounds of food and provided nearly three million meals to non-profit agencies. More than 250 adults have graduated from its Culinary Job Training program.