Free Food Alert: Clark ShopRite Will Offer Samples, Raffles, Diet Consultation on Wednesday
In-store registered dietitian, Lauren Purdy, will offer food samplings featuring healthy recipes inspired by Italian, Mexican, Irish and Asian cuisines from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
This release was received from ShopRite.
WHAT: Clark Mayor Sal Bonaccorso has issued a proclamation declaring March 13, 2013 “Registered Dietitian Day” in recognition of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics "National Nutrition Month." The 2013 theme, "Eat Right, Your Way, Every Day," encourages personalized healthy eating styles and recognizes that food preferences, lifestyle, cultural and ethnic traditions and health concerns all impact individual food choices.
The ShopRite of Clark’s very own in-store registered dietitian, Lauren Purdy, will celebrate the occasion with a showcase of food samplings featuring healthy recipes inspired by Italian, Mexican, Irish and Asian cuisines. Sampling will take place from 11 AM – 1 PM on Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at the ShopRite of Clark and is open to all customers. In addition to the samplings, there will also be a raffle and giveaways for customers.
As the retail registered dietitian for the ShopRite of Clark, Ms. Purdy offers one-on-one consultation FREE of charge to all ShopRite customers. Ms. Purdy works with the individual to address their specific needs, whether it’s meal planning for a busy and growing family, a healthy pantry makeover or guidance in shopping for a dietary restriction. Customers can make an appointment with Lauren Purdy, RD, by calling the store at (732) 381-7600.
WHEN: Wednesday, March 13, 2013, from 11 AM – 1 PM
WHERE: ShopRite of Clark, 76 Central Ave, Clark, NJ 07066
ShopRite is the registered trademark of Wakefern Food Corp., a retailer-owned cooperative, based in Keasbey, NJ and the largest supermarket cooperative in the United States. With nearly 250 ShopRite supermarkets located throughout New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Delaware and Maryland, ShopRite serves more than five million customers each week. A long-time supporter of key community efforts, ShopRite is dedicated to fighting hunger in the communities it serves. Through its ShopRite Partners In Caring program, ShopRite has donated $29 million to 1,700 worthy charities and food banks since the program began in 1999. As a title sponsor of the LPGA’s ShopRite Classic, ShopRite has raised more than $24 million for local schools, hospitals and community groups. Progressive Grocer named ShopRite its 2011 Retailer of the Year and Supermarket News awarded ShopRite its 2011 Retail Excellence Award. For more information, please visit www.ShopRite.com.