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DHEC:Templeton to Attend Free Food Tour at Columbia's "Gamecock" BI-LO


Mar. 19, 2014

Templeton to Attend Free Food Tour at Columbia's "Gamecock" BI-LO

COLUMBIA, S.C. - S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control Director Catherine Templeton will join registered dietitians of the South Carolina Academy of Nutrition and Diatetics (SCAND) and any interested members of the public for a FREE food tour of the "Gamecock" BI-LO store in Columbia tomorrow, March 20, 2014, at 9:00 a.m. The store is located at 4464 Devine Street.

This is one of twenty-seven (27) tours being given by registered dietitians at BI-LO stores across the state this week.

Attendees will learn how to:

  • Choose healthy foods
  • Feed their family on a budget
  • Find the best prices per unit
  • Buy fresh fruits and vegetables on a budget

The free tours will be held at select BI-LO locations across the state at 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Thursday, March 20, 2014, and at 9 a.m. Saturday, March, 22, 2014. A full list of the participating BI-LO stores, as well as their tour dates and times, can be found here.


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