Cumberland County schools will honor its food service staff on Jan. 10, following approval of a resolution of appreciation by the Cumberland County Board of Education Thursday night.
The resolution states:
"Whereas, Food Service Staff members rise before dawn every day in order to prepare breakfast and lunch for students and faculty; and
"Whereas, Food Service Staff members can, by encouraging words and a pleasant attitude, spread joy to students and make every day better for them and increase their chances of learning; and
"Whereas, Food Service Staff members are appreciated for their work in this county and should be honored for it during a special day just for them; and
"Whereas, the Board of Education and the Director of Schools view the work of the school Food Service Staff as critically important to the success of the school;
"Now, therefore, be it resolved, that this board acknowledges and expresses its appreciation to each school Food Service Staff member in our school district."
The resolution was unanimously approved following a motion by Dan Schlafer, 9th District representative, and supported by Charles Tollett, 2nd District representative. Students, teachers, staff and parents are encouraged to show their appreciation for these dedicated employees on Jan. 10.