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Posted on: March 7, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Pitt County To Celebrate National Nutrition Month

PITT COUNTY, N.C. – In an effort to promote nutritional health and wellness to the community as part of National Nutrition Month, the Pitt County Health Department will host “Fuel for the Future” on March 18, 2023 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the AmeriHealth Caritas Wellness & Opportunity Center located at 1876 W. Arlington Blvd., Greenville, N.C.

 

Attendees will have the opportunity to try different foods, learn about nutrition education and participate in different children’s activities, as well as the chance to win door prizes. 

 

“Sponsored by the Pitt County Health Department, AmeriHealth Caritas of North Carolina and the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC), the community wellness event is free of admission and open to the public,” says Robin Tant, Nutrition Program Director.  

 

Registration is online at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/fuel-for-the-future-nutrition-month-event-tickets-549461874257

 

Created in 1973, National Nutrition Month is an annual campaign led by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The national campaign aims to encourage the public to learn about nutritional health and wellness, to develop healthy eating habits and to make informed choices about food. National Nutrition Month’s theme for 2023 is “Fuel for the Future,” an effort to protect the environment through healthy eating and sustainable practices.

 

For more information about National Nutrition Month and “Fuel for the Future”, please contact Jennifer Hardee at 252-902-2424 or jennifer.hardee@pittcountync.gov.   

 

The Mission of Pitt County Government is to enhance the health, safety, and well-being of our community by advocating for and providing quality services in a friendly and cost-effective  manner. Learn more: www.PittCountyNC.gov 

 

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