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Media Release

Julie Reinhart
Office: 419-436-6621
Cell: 419-340-2455

Fostoria Community Hospital Hosts Healthy Cooking Demonstration

posted on: 08/20/2013

FOSTORIA, OHIO, July 31, 2013 – As part of ProMedica Fostoria Community Hospital’s “Eat with an Expert” Lunch n’ Learn series, A Healthy Cooking Demonstration and More! is a special summer program focused on providing the community with important information to help improve their health and well-being.

The first event will be held Tues., Aug. 6, 6 – 8 p.m., at Wesley United Methodist Church, 1200 Van Buren St., Fostoria.

Local Dietitian Diane Yoakam, RD, LD, nutrition services, ProMedica Fostoria Community Hospital, will be the featured speaker on “Quick and Healthy Lunch Box (or on-the-go) Ideas.” She will be preparing six recipes, sharing health tips and answering nutrition-related questions for those in attendance.

Attendees will receive a complimentary gift bag with coupons and give away items, light refreshments, bone density screenings, and information about various local programs, physicians and services. Participants will also have a chance to register to win several door prizes, including a Vera Bradley™ purse, unique cooking utensils and more.

In addition, Wesley Center Daycare and Preschool is offering their services free of charge to parents who wish to participate in the event. During the event, children one and up are eligible to participate in supervised “play time” at Wesley Center. Healthy snacks and activities will be provided.

Pre-registration is requested, but only required for those who will be participating in the Wesley Center “play time” program. To R.S.V.P. or view a complete schedule of activities, please visit www.promedica.org/cookingdemo today.

To learn more, please contact ProMedica Wellness at 419-436-6688 or e-mail jan.reinhard@promedica.org. Additional information may also be found on online by “liking” the hospital’s official facebook page – ProMedica Fostoria Community Hospital.


ProMedica Fostoria Community Hospital is a member of Toledo, Ohio-based ProMedica, a mission-based, not-for-profit healthcare organization formed in 1986. ProMedica has more than 14,300 employees and nearly 1,700 physicians – with more than 400 healthcare providers employed by ProMedica Physicians. Its 11 hospitals and more than 306 facilities offer comprehensive diagnostic, medical and surgical specialties in heart and vascular, oncology, orthopaedics, neurology, and women and pediatric services. ProMedica’s mission is to improve health and well-being, with a strong focus on wellness and clinical excellence, as well as innovative, community advocacy programs that address health-related issues such as hunger and obesity. For more information, please visit www.promedica.org.