Statement From Food Lion President Meg Ham on Selection for President’s Council on Sports, Fitness, and Nutrition
SALISBURY, N.C. – Food Lion President Meg Ham issued the following statement after President Joe Biden announced his intent to appoint her to the President's Council on Sports, Fitness, and Nutrition:
"I am truly honored to be selected by President Joe Biden to serve on the President's Council on Sports, Fitness, and Nutrition. I look forward to continuing to advocate for the health and wellness of all Americans. At Food Lion, we strive to nourish neighbors and set them up for success in life. While I'm humbled by this appointment opportunity, I am excited to work with the Council co-chairs and other appointees on initiatives that help strengthen the health, fitness and nutrition of citizens across the country."
About Food Lion
Food Lion is an omnichannel retailer committed to nourishing its neighbors during the moments that matter most. More than 82,000 associates across 1,100+ stores deliver an easy, fresh and affordable shopping experience throughout 10 Southeastern and Mid-Atlantic states. Through its 'Count on me' culture, Food Lion fosters a sense of belonging for all associates, promoting a diverse and inclusive environment that has supported LGBTQ+ equality for nearly two decades. Food Lion is the only company in the country to be named an ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year for 21 consecutive years. It also pioneered a food rescue program to support food-insecure neighbors. Through Food Lion Feeds, the retailer has donated more than 1 billion meals to individuals and families since 2014 and has committed to donate 1.5 billion meals by 2025. Founded and based in Salisbury, N.C., since 1957, Food Lion is a company of Ahold Delhaize USA, the U.S. division of Zaandam-based Ahold Delhaize. For more information, visit foodlion.com.