Healthy check stand featuring fresh produce and healthy snacks to open at Fresh Market in Ogden on Oct 2

Ogden UT, 2015-10-1 — /EPR Retail News/ — Healthy Check Stand to Open In Fresh Market Ogden

WHAT:           A healthy check stand featuring fresh produce and healthy snacks will officially open to the public October 2 at Fresh Market in Ogden in partnership with the Weber-Morgan Health Department. A ribbon cutting ceremony and remarks will be made by Weber-Morgan Health Department’s Health Officer, Brian Bennion, Fresh Market’s store director, Brandon Allred, and Fresh Market’s nutritionist, Ron Beckstrom.

WHEN:           Friday, October 2, 10:30 a.m.

WHY:              In an effort to help promote a healthy lifestyle, Weber-Morgan Health Department and Fresh Market have partnered to create a healthy check stand—offering fresh produce and healthy snacks to guests as they checkout. According to Weber-Morgan Health Department’s 2014 Center for Health Data, Weber-Morgan has an overweight and obese population of 62.3 percent. 26.8 percent of the Weber-Morgan population has been diagnosed with high blood pressure and 8.9 percent with diabetes (vs. Utah’s 24.4 percent and 7.6 percent).

WHERE:         Fresh Market

5691 Harrison Blvd
Ogden UT 84403

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Media Contact:
Sarah Pettit
Public Relations Manager
801.916.1070

Scpettit@afstores.com

PIO WMHD
Lori Buttars
801.399.7114
lbuttars@co.weber.ut.us

Resources:

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