Hy-Vee’s Sprouts wins $1K grant
Published 5:08 pm Saturday, January 26, 2013
A grocery store nutrition class started in Austin is garnering national attention.
The Food Marketing Institute awarded Hy-Vee a 2012 FMI Community Outreach Award for youth development for the Sprouts “Get Out and Grow!” program started by local dietitian Jennifer Haugen.
Hy-Vee was one of six companies to win an award and receive $1,000 to enhance its recognized program.
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Haugen started the program two years ago in Austin, and the classes have spread to other Hy-Vee stores across the country.