RMC Hosts Virtual Grocery Store Scavenger Hunt

February 26, 2012

ThedaCare Dietitian to Share Tips on Healthy Food Shopping

Riverside Medical Center (RMC) will host a free grocery store scavenger hunt at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, March 15, to teach consumers how to make healthy choices. 

ThedaCare registered dietitian Anne Menzies will host the class, which will be held at Pick ‘n Save, 955 W. Fulton St., Waupaca. Space is limited and registration is required. Call (715) 258-1119 to reserve a spot.

The class, offered by RMC’s Health and Wellness Department in conjunction with the Waupaca Eating Smart coalition, will include a scavenger hunt for healthy grocery items, followed by a taste test of a delicious Waupaca Eating Smart recipe.

“It’s going to be fun and interactive with an emphasis on how to make healthy carbohydrate choices,” said Menzies. 

Riverside Medical Center is a 25-bed acute-care, critical access hospital located in Waupaca. Riverside Medical Center has previously been rated among the “100 Top Hospitals™” in the United States by Solucient, Inc. Riverside Medical Center was founded in 1955 and employs more than 300 people, making it one of the five largest employers in the area.

ThedaCare™ is a community health system consisting of five hospitals: Appleton Medical Center, Theda Clark Medical Center, New London Family Medical Center, Shawano Medical Center, and Riverside Medical Center in Waupaca. ThedaCare also includes ThedaCare Physicians, ThedaCare Behavioral Health, and ThedaCare at Home. ThedaCare is the largest employer in Northeast Wisconsin with more than 6,175 employees. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter!

For more information, media may contact Megan Wilcox (megan.wilcox@thedacare.org), APR, corporate and public relations specialist for ThedaCare, at (920) 830-5847.