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September: ShopRite of Wallington to Host Array of Nutrition and Wellness Events

| August 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Inserra Supermarkets
20 Ridge Road
Mahwah, New Jersey 07430

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Happenings Include Events Celebrating the 10-year Anniversary of ShopRite’s In-store Dietitian Program

WALLINGTON, N.J., Aug. 30, 2016 – ShopRite of Wallington, an Inserra Supermarkets store, is hosting a full calendar of nutrition and wellness events throughout the month of September. Offerings include events celebrating the 10-year anniversary of ShopRite’s In-store Dietitian Program and those focused on heart health as well as cold and flu prevention. The store’s registered dietitian, Dana McLaughlin, R.D., will lead each of the LiveRight offerings and provide easy-to-implement advice. All programs are free, open to the public, held at ShopRite of Wallington and do not require advance registration, unless otherwise noted:

Tues., Sept. 6 (5 – 7 p.m.) and Wed., Sept. 28 (3 – 5 p.m.) – Meal of the Week Recipe Sampling. Stumped on what to cook for dinner? Visit the Meal of the Week case in the Produce Department where you can pick-up a recipe and all the ingredients needed to create a complete meal. Recipes change weekly so stop by often. Visit the Food Court area to purchase an already prepared portion of the Meal of the Week!

Sat., Sept. 10 – 10-year Anniversary Celebration of ShopRite’s In-store Dietitian Program, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Did you know that ShopRite has had registered dietitians in their stores for 10 years? To celebrate, we will be hosting an in-store health and wellness fair. Be sure to come by for free samples, giveaways and health screenings for adults and children. You also will have the opportunity to learn more about all of the free nutrition services offered by ShopRite of Wallington. Don’t miss out!

Thurs., Sept. 15 – Heart Healthy Cooking Class, 6 – 7:30 p.m. Please note space is limited, and pre-registration at the Courtesy Counter is required. Dana, ShopRite’s registered dietitian, will be hosting a heart healthy cooking class with samples and recipes too. The cost is $10, and all proceeds will be donated to ShopRite’s Partners In Caring, a community-based initiative focused on fighting hunger.

Sat., Sept. 17 (2 – 4 p.m.) – Back-to-School Snacking Featuring Product Spotlight: Fresh Kids. Dana will be sampling Fresh Kids snacks, including better-for-you popcorn, pretzel sticks and cheese puffs, which are a perfect fit for lunchboxes and after-school snacking too.

Sun., Sept. 18 – Family Meal Night: Build a Better Pizza, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Family meal night just got more fun and nutritious with homemade pizza. Stop by the Wellness Corner to pick up a shopping list of ingredients to create delicious pizzas. Coupons and recipe ideas will be available as well.

Mon., Sept. 19 – LiveRight with ShopRite Culinary Workshop for Kids, 5 to 7 p.m. Please note space is limited, and pre-registration at the Courtesy Counter is required. Bring in the little chefs for a fun, hands-on cooking class. This month’s theme is “Food Detectives.” The cost is $20 per child with an adult and $10 for each additional child.

Mon., Sept. 26 – LiveRight with ShopRite Adult Culinary Workshop, 6 to 8 p.m. Please note space is limited, and pre-registration at the Courtesy Counter is required. Join Dana, ShopRite’s registered dietitian, and Chef Melissa in creating a healthy and delicious meal as part of the Culinary Workshop series. This month’s theme is “Make it Now, Freeze for Later.” Cost is $20 per person.

Tues., Sept. 27 – Snacking Classes for Kids, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. or 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Please note space is limited, and pre-registration at the Courtesy Counter is required. ShopRite’s in-store dietitian is hosting two free kids’ classes with healthy snacks and fun activities.

ShopRite of Wallington is located at 375 Paterson Ave. in Wallington, N.J. In addition to developing a full roster of store-based wellness programs, ShopRite’s in-store dietitians can serve as guest speakers/instructors at wellness events hosted by local organizations. For more information or to pre-register for a program, contact ShopRite of Wallington’s Dana McLaughlin, R.D., at 201-819-9619 or dana.mclaughlin@wakefern.com.

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