Healthy check stand with fresh produce and healthy snacks opens at Macey’s Tooele in partnership with Bear River Valley Health Department

Providence UT, 2015-9-1 — /EPR Retail News/ — Healthy check stand with fresh produce and healthy snacks opens at Macey’s Tooele in partnership with Bear River Valley Health Department

WHAT: A healthy check stand featuring fresh produce and healthy snacks will officially open to the public September 1 at Macey’s Tooele in partnership with Bear River Valley Health Department. A ribbon cutting ceremony and remarks will be made by Bear River Health Department’s Lloyd Berentzen, Macey’s store director Kerry Chin and Macey’s nutritionist Ron Beckstrom. 

WHEN: Tuesday, September 1, 10 a.m.

WHY:  In an effort to help promote a healthy lifestyle, Bear River Valley Health Department and Macey’s have partnered to create a healthy check stand—offering fresh produce and healthy snacks to guests as they checkout. According to Bear River Health Department’s 2013 Center for Health Data, Bear River Valley’s obese or overweight population is at 59 percent and high blood pressure and diabetes incidence is at 7.5 percent (vs. Utah’s at 7.1).

WHERE:

Macey’s Providence
50 North Highway 165
Providence UT 84332

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Media Contacts:
Sarah Pettit
Public Relations Manager
801.916.1070

Scpettit@afstores.com

Bear River Valley Health Department

Jill Parker

Public Information Officer

435.994.1022

jparker@brhd.org

 

Resources:

For more information about Bear River Health Department’s health statistics, please visit: http://ibis/health.utah.gov