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Crouse Hospital Commemorates Annual National Nutrition Month With Food Drive for Food Bank of CNY

03/04/13

National Nutrition Month 2013National Nutrition Month® is a nutrition education and information campaign sponsored annually by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The campaign is designed to focus attention on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits.

The Nutritional Services team at Crouse Hospital is marking the occasion by accepting donations of nonperishable food items anytime during the month of March. Barrels are located outside the Clock Tower Cafe (in the hospital, basement level) and the Crouse Business Center on S. Crouse Ave. Monetary donations will be gladly accepted as well. To make a donation, just pick up a pre-addressed envelope attached to the collection bins and mail it in. These monetary donations and food items will be presented to the Food Bank of CNY.

 

On Monday, March 4, the clinical nutrition staff provided handouts on healthy food tips and fruit samples. On Wednesday, March 6, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Executive Cheff Todd Corcoran will serve up samples of a healthy and delcious fruit smoothie.

In honor of the month, Sharon Hunter, RD, CDN, CDE (third from left) made a fruit and veggie themed quilt to display in the Clock Tower Cafe. Inpatient clinical nutrition services colleagues joined Sharon for the quilt's unveiling and are, from left, Melissa Dabbiero, RD, CDN;

Maria Meola, RD, RN, CDN; Nikki Talev, RD, and Brenda Ginter, DTR. Their team slso includes Colleen Brezicky DTR; Loretta Coffey, Dietary Technician; Linda Donnelly RD CDN; Kim Ferris RD, CNSC, CDN; Camory Eaton RD, CNSC, CDN; Laura McManus RD, CDN; Sue O'Reilly DTR;
and Mary Shepard, DTR. Each day these women work with patients to make healthy food choices. 

Coming to the Table: Mindful Eating Workshop March 16

 


Cheryl Abrams
Crouse Hospital
Communications Department
Phone: 315/470-7123
Fax: 315/470-7232
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