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Beverly Knight Olson Childrens Hospital, Navicent Health Offers Free Fruit for Kids

New Initiative Supports Navicent Health's Commitment to Wellness and Health Eating

In support of Navicent Health's commitment to nutrition and wellness, Beverly Knight Olson Children's Hospital, Navicent Health and Morrison will now offer children a healthy snack at no cost.

Kids age 12 and younger may drop by Rosie's Market, located on the first floor of the children's hospital, to select a free piece of fresh fruit.

""It goes without saying that our goal at Beverly Knight Olson Children's Hospital is to promote health and wellness for children and families. Often kids who are visiting at Beverly Knight Olson Children's Hospital can get hungry, so we are excited to offer a healthy snack at no cost to these kids. We're not only providing a nutritious snack, but hopefully instilling healthy eating habits at the same time,"" said Missi Upshaw, Pediatric Service Line Director of Beverly Knight Olson Children's Hospital, Navicent Health.

Rosie's Market, located on the first floor of the hospital between the Emergency Center and main lobby, is open weekdays from 8:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Those over the age of 12 may also purchase nutritious snacks and beverages, including a variety of coffees, at Rosie's Market.

""In partnership with Navicent Health and in support of our shared commitment to health and wellness, Morrison is excited about introducing ""˜Free Fruit for Kid's' at Rosie's. This venture will allow Nutrition Services the opportunity to help children make healthy food choices. Through our partnership with Navicent Health, we want to help children improve their eating habits by offering a free health option,"" said Adrien Clermont, Director of Nutrition Services, Navicent Health and Regional Director of Operations, Morrison.

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