SHOPRITE OF BRISTOL OFFERS UNIQUE NEW SERVICE

Bristol, CT - (January 22, 2014) – To help customers live healthier lifestyles, ShopRite of Bristol will now provide the free services of an in-store dietitian.
 
Paul Tornaquindici, President of Tornaquindici ShopRites, a family business that owns and operates the ShopRite of Bristol, announced today that Sarabeth Campanelli, Registered Dietitian, has joined the organization. Ms. Campanelli received her Bachelor’s Degree from Penn State University in Kinesiology.  Later while attending the University of Connecticut, Ms. Campanelli studied nutrition. Her dietetic internship was fulfilled in Charleston, SC. Ms. Campanelli also has experience working in acute care and rehab hospitals. 
 
"There are many concerns and questions about nutrition and special diets that need a personal, knowledgeable answer,” said Mr. Tornaquindici. “We are delighted to have Sarabeth in our store to work closely with our customers, helping them eat well and be happy.”
 
As the new Retail Dietitian for the ShopRite of Bristol, Ms. Campanelli will work with customers to educate them on making healthier choices while food shopping, as well as carrying out these choices by preparing healthy balanced meals. Ms. Campanelli will host a series of in-store healthy cooking classes, offer delicious recipes, hold seminars on pantry makeovers, and even conduct tours for shoppers looking to improve their diet.
 
Upcoming Health & Wellness Events at ShopRite of Bristol
 
Live Right Kids Day!
Saturday, January 25th, 11am-2pm
Customers and kids can sign up at Scrunchy’s Playhouse for Sarabeth’s free Kids Day. Enjoy fun activities and our kid’s recipe of the month!
 
Department 101
Sunday, January 26th, 11am-2pm
Open to all Customers. Join Sarabeth this month in the Dairy Department to learn about healthier dairy choices and to have all your dairy questions answered!
 
Produce Pick
Tuesday, January 28th, 10am-Noon
Open to all Customers. Make room for more fruits and veggies! Visit Sarabeth in the produce section to learn more, try some free samples, and pick up recipes to try at home!
 
Eat Well. Be Happy.
Six Week Weight Management Series
Wednesday, January 29th, Week One, 6-7pm
Open to all Customers and Associates. Sign up today at the customer service booth for our Eat Well. Be Happy Weight Management Series. This class will help teach you strategies to make healthy lifestyle choices to accomplish your goals.
 
As part of ShopRite’s Retail Dietitian team, Ms. Campanelli is one of more than seventy Registered Dietitians who service ShopRite stores in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, and Maryland. Together these Dietitians offer nutrition advice, meal planning, and diet modification for specific medical conditions.
 
All nutrition services are available to customers free of charge. To make an appointment, customers can call (860) 584-8022.
 
ShopRite of Bristol is conveniently located at 1200 Farmington Ave & Route 6, Bristol, CT 06010.  The store is open Monday-Thursday from 7AM-10PM, and Friday-Sunday from 7AM-11PM.  The Pharmacy is open Monday through Friday from 9AM-7PM, Saturday from 9AM-5PM, and is closed on Sunday.
 
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About ShopRite
ShopRite is the registered trademark of Wakefern Food Corp., a retailer-owned cooperative based in Keasbey, NJ,  and the largest supermarket cooperative in the United States.  With more than 250 ShopRite supermarkets located throughout New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Delaware and Maryland, ShopRite serves more than six million customers each week.  A long-time supporter of key community efforts, ShopRite is dedicated to fighting hunger in the communities it serves.  Through its ShopRite Partners In Caring program, ShopRite has donated $30 million to 1,700 worthy charities and food banks since the program began in 1999.  As a title sponsor of the LPGA’s ShopRite Classic, ShopRite has raised more than $24 million for local organizations, hospitals and community groups.  Progressive Grocer named ShopRite its 2011 Retailer of the Year and Supermarket News awarded ShopRite its 2011 Retail Excellence Award.  For more information, please visit www.ShopRite.com.