2015-03-11 / Front Page

‘PB&J’ Day


Pictured at far right are Peanut Proud Festival co-chairs Sherri Newberry, Julie Jarrett, Marcie Williams and Mike Newberry who were in Atlanta last week for Georgia’s “Peanut Butter & Jelly” Day at the State Capitol. Pictured at far right are Peanut Proud Festival co-chairs Sherri Newberry, Julie Jarrett, Marcie Williams and Mike Newberry who were in Atlanta last week for Georgia’s “Peanut Butter & Jelly” Day at the State Capitol. March is National Peanut Month and Georgia, the United States’ number one peanut producing state, launched the celebration with PB&J day March 3 at the capitol in Atlanta.

Participating in the event from Early County were Peanut Proud Festival co-chairs Mike and Sherri Newberry, Marcie Williams and Julie Jarrett.

The Georgia Peanut Commission and Peanut Proud, Inc. donated 10,080 jars of peanut butter to the Atlanta Community Food Bank during the event.

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