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ShopRite of Jersey City Honored by Mayor Steven Fulop for Efforts With Share Our Strength’s “Cooking Matters” Program

| April 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

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In-Store Registered Dietitian Leads Supermarket Tours to Educate Participants on  Stretching Food Budgets and Making Healthy Food Choices

JERSEY CITY, N.J., Apr. 17, 2015 – The Mayor of Jersey City, Steven Fulop, and the City’s Department of Health & Human Services recently honored ShopRite of Jersey City, an Inserra Supermarkets store, for its efforts with “Cooking Matters,” a program of Share Our Strength’s “No Kid Hungry” campaign. In support of “Cooking Matters,” Lynette Hem-Lee, R.D., in-store registered dietitian at ShopRite of Jersey City, regularly leads supermarket tours, aimed at educating low-income families on stretching their food budgets to provide healthier meals at home.

Pictured left to right are Steven Fulop, Mayor of Jersey City; Lynette Hem-Lee, R.D.; Jenna Stock, R.D., registered dietitian at ShopRite of Hoboken; Emily Johnston, M.P.H., R.D., C.D.E., registered dietitian at ShopRite of Hackensack; and Lawrence Inserra, Jr., chairman and CEO of Inserra Supermarkets.

The national non-profit Share Our Strength focuses on connecting children in need with healthier meals in their homes, schools and communities. Inserra Supermarkets is well-respected for its commitment to hunger prevention and awareness initiatives as well as its wide-ranging efforts in providing free health and wellness programs at its stores for customers of all ages. For more information about upcoming programs or to partner with ShopRite for a community event, please contact Hem-Lee at 201-819-5349 or lynette.hem-lee@wakefern.com.

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