Shining the light on accomplishments, innovations and WIC stars
The USDA, Food and Nutrition Service Northeast Regional Office has released the latest edition of the Wonders of WIC.
Highlights include a roundup of national initiatives taking place in WIC and an interview with FNCS Deputy Under Secretary Stacy Dean. We also had Alberto González, Senior Advisor for External Engagement visit the Hispanic Health Council in CT and provide the keynote at the MA WIC conference.
On the state/local fronts see social media posts around nutrition month and read about NY local agency efforts to promote Fuel for the Future.
Read Maine WIC highlights, including a Co-Op opening to WIC shoppers.
MA WIC returned with its in-person conference with more than 450 in attendance. Speakers and sessions captured the Magic of WIC, including a 45-year service award to a local WIC staff member!
We spotlight USVI WIC this month—see their recipe book and read about the visit from FNS regional leadership during Agrifest.
This issue also introduces the new regional Supplemental Nutrition Division Director and USDA’s new Director of Nutrition Security and Health Equity. Read all about it and more!
Be sure to also check out their Wonders of WIC - Breastfeeding-Related Highlights from the Northeast Region.
Want to know what's going on in the Mid-Atlantic region? Check out their MARWIC Times Newsletter that provides a quarterly update on State and local events.