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Nutrition Education Workshop to be Held in Tupelo for People with Disabilities and Their Families

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The University of Southern Mississippi Institute for Disability Studies is hosting a free nutrition education workshop for people with disabilities and their families in north Mississippi on Friday, March 9. The Nutrition is for Everyone workshop will be held at the Family Resource Center of Northeast Mississippi at 425 Magazine Street in Tupelo at 10 a.m.

The education session will focus on eating more fruits and vegetables and cooking more meals at home. LaShaundrea Crook, MS, RD, LD, will lead the workshop. Information will also be shared on including activity as a part of participants’ daily lives and eating on a budget.

To pre-register for the free nutrition workshop, email Alma Ellis at or call her at 1.866.883.4474.

This nutrition training is provided by Nutrition is for Everyone Mississippi, a year-long regional project funded by the Walmart Foundation through the Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD).