In-Store Dietitian Brings Free Health and Wellness Services to ShopRite Customers
Keasbey, NJ - (December 21, 2015)
– Customers can get extra help with nutrition and healthy meal planning at the The ShopRite of Delsea, which recently welcomed a registered dietitian to the staff there.
Jim Bottino, president of Bottino's ShopRite, the family business that owns and operates the ShopRite of Delsea, announced today that Jenna Gavigan, Registered Dietitian, has joined the organization. Ms. Gavigan received a bachelor’s degree from West Chester University in Pennsylvania and completed her dietetic internship at Mary Wood University. She is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and New Jersey Dietetic Association.
“We are excited that Jenna Gavigan has joined our team at the ShopRite of Delsea, where she can provide exceptional service to our customers and help them live healthier lives,” said Jim Bottino. “ShopRite is about families serving families and we are happy to add Jenna to our ShopRite family as a valuable resource for our associates and shoppers. By taking the expert out of the clinic and directly into our stores, Jenna's nutrition advice can be easily accessed and immediately applied by ShopRite consumers.”
Ms. Gavigan will consult with customers who need help with nutrition and meal planning. She can help shoppers read nutrition labels and shop for healthier alternatives. She will also develop recipes, conduct in-store healthy cooking classes and host workshops on pantry makeovers. All the dietitian services are free for ShopRite customers.
Ms. Gavigan is one of more than 120 Registered Dietitians who service ShopRite stores in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Delaware and Maryland. Together these Dietitians offer nutrition advice, meal planning, and diet modification for specific medical conditions. ShopRite is proud to be one of the first retailer-owned cooperatives to offer a comprehensive Retail Dietitian service. The program launched in 2006.
All nutritional services are available to customers free of charge. To make an appointment, customers can call (856) 691-9395.
ShopRite of Delsea is conveniently located at 1255 West Landis Avenue, Vineland, NJ 08360. The store is open Monday-Sunday, 7am-11pm. The Pharmacy is open Monday-Friday, 8am-9pm; Saturday, 8am-5pm; and Sunday, 9am-2pm.
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 $33 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 $27 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