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FC: Space Coast Dietetic Association National Nutrition Month 2013

1: The Space Coast Dietetic Association is proud to submit our 2013 National Nutrition Month Scrapbook. We are a small district of 26 members on the East Coast of Florida and work in a variety to settings including hospitals, nursing homes, private | practice and community organizations. We are active in promoting healthy nutrition within our communities and hope this scrapbook reflects a portion of that effort.

2: Table of Contents Year Round Activities 1. Heartburn, Gastric Reflux and Esophageal CA Prevention Lecture sponsored by Health First on 4/14/2012 2. Meet FL Young RD of the Year Newspaper article sponsored by SCDA on 5/11/2012 3. Menu Makeover Newspaper article sponsored by Brevard Co School District on 8/2/2012 4. Cupcake Wars Fundraiser sponsored by Wuesthoff Health Syst on 10/19/2012 5. Moderation is the Key during Season Overindulgence Newspaper article sponsored by Brevard Nutrition on 11/23/2012 6. NFL Jaguar Game Sports Event sponsored by the Dairy Council on 11/25/2012 7. Nutrition for the Long Haul Lecture sponsored by Amer CA Society on 11/27/2012 8. Holidays Time to Jump Start Healthy Eating Newspaper article sponsored by Sebastian River Med Ctr 11/29/2012 9. Food for Thought Newspaper article sponsored by Health First on 12/1/2012 10. Nutrition 4-1-1 Lecture sponsored by FL Air Academy on 12/12/2012

3: Table of Contents Year Round Activities 11. Staying Healthy through the Holidays Magazine article sponsored by Health First in Winter Issue 12. Nutrition Lecture Series Lectures (4) sponsored by Indian River Med Ctr starting 1/2/2013 13. Motivating Yourself to Keep your Resolutions Lecture sponsored by Indian River Med Ctr on 1/12/2013 14. The Gatekeepers to Health Magazine article sponsored by Health First 0n 1/22/2013 15. It's all about Dairy Lecture sponsored by the Dairy Council on 1/22/2013 16. Portion Distortion Lecture sponsored by Indian River Med Ctr on 1/24/2013 17. Runners Must Find the Right Fuel Newspaper article sponsored by MIMA on 1/28/2013 18. Chef's with a Bedside Manner Magazine article sponsored by Indian River Med Ctr in January issue 19. Hello Sweet Heart Lecture sponsored by Cocoa Rotary Club on 2/5/23013 20. Know your Health Pro Newspaper article sponsored by SCDA on 2/7/2013

4: Table of Contents Year Round Activities 21. Women's Health Expo Health Fair Sponsored by Sebastian Riv Med Ctr on 2/9/13 22. Cafe designed with Families in Mind Newspaper article sponsored by Brevard Nutr on 2/23/13 23. Day of Dance Health Fair sponsored by Indian River Med Ctr on 2/23/13 24. Experiments with Vitamin C Lecture sponsored by SCDA on 4/4/13 25. Vitamin C in Food Lecture sponsored by SCDA on 4/5/13 26. Esophageal Cancer Awareness Lecture sponsored by MIMA on 4/16/2013 27. Food for Thought Newspaper article sponsored by Health First on 5/1/13 28. SCDA Website Website sponsored by SCDA Ongoing 29. SCDA Facebook Page Facebook page sponsored by SCDA Ongoing 30. Brevard Nutrition Facebook Page Facebook page sponsored by Brevard Nutrition Ongoing

5: Table of Contents National Nutrition Month Activities 1. Live Long Live Healthy Health Fair sponsored by Sebastian Riv Med Ctr on 3/2/13 2. Gourmet Kitchen Tour Fundraiser sponsored by on 3/9/13 3. RD Day Celebration Lecture and Dinner sponsored by SCDA and Diary Council on 3/13/2013 4. Eating Out with CHF Lecture sponsored by Wuesthoff Health System on 3/23/13 5. Nutrition and CHF Lecture sponsored by Indian River Med Ctr on 3/28/13 6. The Great WBC Signature Dish Contest Recipe contest sponsored by Indian River Estates thru March 7. National Nutrition Month Display Display sponsored by Indian River Med Ctr thru March

7: Year Round activities

9: Year Round Activity | Title: Heartburn, Acid Reflux and Esophageal CA Prevention Target Audience: General Population Attendees: 50 Sponsor: MIMA Cost: None Media Coverage: None Date: 4/14/2012 Description: Lecture by Kristine Van Workum,RD on nutrition factors in the prevention of GI illness. Questions and answers following the lecture. Lessons Learned: Good nutrition hightlighted in prevention. Contact: Kristine Von Workum,RD kristine @brevardnutrition.com

11: Year Round Activity | Title: Meet Florida's Young Dietitian of the Year Target Audience: General Population Attendees: Readership Brevard Co Hometown News Media: Yes Hometown Newspaper Sponsor: SCDA and Hometown News Cost: None Date: 5/11/2012 Description: Newspaper article in local Hometown News which highlighted Lori Nelson,RD after she was awarded Young Dietitian of the Year from FDA. The article discussed both the award and Lori's work with the Brevard County school district. Lessons Learned: Good PR for RDs and FDA. Contact: Lori Nelson,RD lorin@floridamilk.com

12: Year Round Activity | Title: Menu Makeover: Brevard Schools Roll Out Healthy Lunch Requirements Target Audience: General Population Attendees: Readership FL Today Sponsors: Brevard School District, FL Today Cost: None Media Coverage: Yes FL Today Date 8/2/2012 Description: Newspaper article in which Lori Nelson, RD was discussed new regulations regarding school lunch program and how Brevard County schools had adapted their menu. Lessons Learned: Highlighted RD role in schools Contact: Lori Nelson,RD lorin@floridamilk.com

15: Title: Cupcake Wars Target Audience: Staff and Visitors Attendees: 200 Media Coverage: None Sponsors: Wuesthofff Health System Cost: None Date: 10/19/2012 Description: As a Breast Cancer fund raiser, Wuesthoff Health System had "Cupcake Wars" in which different groups submitted cupcakes which were judged and then sold. Linda Shankland,RD made anti-oxidant rich cupcakes using fresh beets, avocado puree, dark chocolate and raspberry. The Medical Center raised $1800 and Linda's cupcakes received Honorable Mention. Lessons Learned: Terrific fund raiser and nice to feature a healthy recipe. Contact: Lind Shankland,,RD Linda.Shankland@hma.com | Year Round Activity

17: YEAR ROUND ACTIVITY | Title: Moderation Key during Season of Overindulgence Target Audience: General Population Attendees: Readership Florida Today Sponsors: Brevard Nutrition and FL Today Media Coverage: Yes Newspaper FL Today Cost: None Date: 11/23/2012 Description : Newspaper article featuring Kristin Von Workum, RD discussing nutrition tips to control overeating during the Holidays and beyond. Lessons Learned: Good exposure for sound nutrition and the RD. Contact: Kristine Van Workum,RD kristine@brevardnutrition.com

19: Year Round Activity | Title: NFL Jaguar Game Target Audience: School Age Children and Parents Attendees: 20 Sponsors: NFL, Dairy Council Media Coverage: No Cost: None (Tickets provided by NFL) Date: 11/25/2012 Description: Students and parents from the Panhandle area received tickets to the NFL Jaguar game as a reward for their efforts in the Fuel Up to Play 60 program which promote activity and nutrition in conjunction with the Dairy Council. Eight participants were selected for pre game activities. Lessons Learned: Wish more students could be included and transportation was difficult but went very well. Contact: Lori Nelson,RD lorin@floridamilk.com

21: Year Round Activity | Title: Nutrition for the Long Haul Audience: Runners and Coaches Attendees: 30 Media Coverage: No Sponsors: Team in Training Amer Cancer Society Support Group Cost: None Date: 11/27/2012 Description: Chryseia Brennan presented a 45 minute program on nutrition, hydration and supplements in endurance events and marathons. Lessons Learned: Positive feedback from participants Contact: Chryseia Brennan,RD cbrennan@goodnutritiondietitan.com

23: Year Round Activity | Title: Holidays Time to Jump Start Healthy Eating Habits Target Audience: General Population Attendees: Newspaper Readership Media: Yes Sebastian River News Sponsors: Sebastian River Medical Center and Newspaper Cost: None Date: 11/29/2012 Description: Newspaper article which featured Cheryl Hughes, RD discussing healthy eating over the Holidays and beyond. Lessons Learned: Good exposure for RD and excellent nutrition info for the public. Contact: Dianna DiCosimo,RD ddicosimo2002@yahoo.com

24: Year Round Activity | Title: Food for Thought Target Audience: General Population Attendees: Readership Space Coast Living Sponsors: Health First and Space Coast Living Magazine Media Coverage: Yes Magazine Cost: None Date: December Issue Description: Magazine article featuring Susie Bond, RD with tips for healthy Holiday eating and exercise. Healthy recipes and tips to avoid weight gain are included. Lessons Learned: Good exposure for nutrition and RDs Contact: Susie Bond,RD Susie.Bond@health-first.org

26: Year Round Activity | Title: Nutrition 4-1-1 Target Audience: Teens Attendees: 175 Sponsors: Florida Air Academy Media Coverage: None Cost: None Date: 12/12/2012 Description: Chryseia Brennan,RD gave a 35 minute lecture and powerpoint presentation on body weight, supplements, wellness and disease prevention using My Plate as the basis. Questions and answers followed. Lessons Learned: Well received by participants. Contact: Chryseia Brennan,RD cbrennan@goodnutritiondietitan.com

28: Year Round Activity Title: Staying Healthy Through the Holidays Target Audience: General Population Attendees: Readership Viera Visions Sponsors: Health First and Viera Vision Media Coverage: Yes Viera Vision Magazine Cost: None Date: Winter Issue Description: Magazine article featuring Susie Bond,RD discussing tips to stay healthy over the Holidays. Recipe and exercise tips as well a nutrition habits are provided. Lessons Learned: Great way to communicate nutrition message to the public. Contact: Susie Bond, RD Susie.Bond@health-furst.org

31: Year Round Activity | Title: Nutrition Lecture Series Target Audience: Seniors Attendees: 20 Media Coverage: No Sponsors: Indian River Medical Center and Orchid Island Fitness Cost: None Date: 1/2; 2/6; 3/6 and 5/1/2013 Description: Series of four lectures by Dianna DiCosimo, RD on nutrition to seniors at Orchid Island Fitness which included the topics of Portion Distortion, Eating Out, Nutrition Labeling and Fact or Fiction. Each sessions included questions and answers as well as lively discussions. Lessons Learned: Would like to have had more participants. Contact: Dianna DiCosimo,RD ddicosimo2002@yahoo.com

32: Title: Motivating Yourself to Keep Your NY Resolution Target Audience: Heart Patients Attendees: 75 Media: No Sponsors: Indian River Medical Ctr and Mended Heart Cost: None Date: 1/12/2013 Description:Dianna DiCosimo,RD give a lecture and power point presentation providing tips on how to stay focused on health goals such as nutrition and exercise. Lively question and answer sessions was included. Lessons Learned: Participants were very interested and interactive. Contact: Dianna DiCosimo,RD ddicosimo2002@yahoo.com | Year Round Activity

35: Year Round Activity | Title: The Gatekeepers to Healthy Living Target Audience: General Population Attendees: Space Coast Living Readership Media Coverage: Yes Space Coast Living Magazine Sponsors: Health First and Space Coast Living Cost: None Date: 1/22/2013 Description: Magazine article featuring Susie Bond,RD which discussed fitness and nutrition and their role in healthy living. Lessons Learned: Well done article and nice PR for RDs Contact: Susie Bond,RD Susie.Bond@health-first-org

37: Title: Its All About Dairy Target Audience: Dietetics Students Attendees: 32 Media Coverage: No Sponsors: UF and Dairy Council Cost: None Date: 1/22/2013 Description: Presentation by Lori Nelson, MS,RD to UF Dietetic students on FL Dairy Council, farming, nutrition message and marketing tools. Discussed projects and role in school nutrition education projects. Lessons Learned: Went well but would incorporate more tools if repeated. Contact: Lori Nelson,RD lorin@floridamilk.com | Year Round Activity

38: Year Round Activity | Title: Portion Distortion Target Audience: Adults Attendees: 60 Media Coverage: No Sponsor: Indian River Medical Center, Moorings Fitness Center Cost: None Date: 1/24/2013 Description: Lecture and power point presentation by Dianna DiCosimo,RD using CDC and NIH slides and data to explore obesity trend and need to control portion size. Many questions and comments followed the lecture. Lessons Learned: Well received by participants Contact: Dianna DiCosimo,RD ddicosimo2002@yahoo.com

41: Year Round Activity | Title: Runners Must Find the Right Fuel Target Audience: General Population Attendees: Readership of Florida Today Newspaper Media Coverage: Yes Florida Today Sponsor: MIMA and Florida Today Cost: None Date: 1/28/2013 Description: Newspaper article featuring Kelly Aleman, RD who discussed healthy eating and appropriate choice for running and other physical activity. Lessons Learned: Wide readership and good RD exposure. Contact: Dianna DiCosimo,RD ddicosimo2002@yahoo.com

42: Year Round Activity | Title: Chef's with a Bedside Manner Audience: General Population Attendees: Readership Vero Beach Magazine Sponsors: IRMC and Vero Beach Magazine Media Coverage: Yes Magazine Cost: None Date: January 2013 Description: Magazine article that featured the importance of adequate nutrition during hospitalization. In addition to a discussion about the Chefs effort to improve the quality of food, Dianna DiCosimo RD is quoted discussing how good food improves patient's healing and outcomes. Lessons Learned: Good exposure for RDs Contact: Dianna DiCosimo,RD ddicosimo2002@yahoo.com

45: Title: Hello Sweet Heart Target Audience: Adults Attendees: 65 Media Coverage: No Sponsors: Cocoa Rotary Club Cost: None Date: 2/5/2013 Description: Chryseia Brennan, RD did a 15 minute Power Point presentation on heart health that highlighted reduced fats and sodium in the diet and exercise. Q and A followed. Lessons Learned: Was well received. Contact: Chryseia Brennan,RD cbrennan@goodnutritiondietitian.com | Year Round Activity

47: Title: Know Your Health Pro Target Audience: General Population Attendees: Readership of Florida Today Media Coverage: Yes Florida Today Newspaper Sponsor: Florida Today Cost: None Date: 2/7/2013 Description: Article in Florida Today highlighting Chryseia Brennan, RD. Chryseia discusses her career change to Dietetics and her training. Discusses her role in changing peoples life with nutrition. Lessons Learned: Nice article that highlighted an RD. Contact: Chryseia Brennan,RD cbrennan@goodnutritiondietitian.com | Year Round Activity

48: YEAR ROUND ACTIVITY | Title: Women's Health Expo Target Audience: Women Attendees: 120 Media Coverage: No Sponsor: Sebastian River Medical Center Cost: None Date: 2/9/2103 Description: Health Fair for women in which Bev Reilly,RD provided information and nutrition literature. She was available to answer questions and assist participants as needed. Lesson Learned: Well received by participants. Contact: Dianna DiCosimo,RD ddicosimo2002@yahoo.com

51: Title: Cafe Designed with Families in Mind Target Audience: General Population Attendees: Readership Florida Today Newspaper Media Coverage: Yes Florida Today Sponsor: Alpine Cafe, Brevard Nutrition and Florida Today Cost: None Date: 2/23/2013 Description: Newspaper article highlighting Kristine van Workum, RD and owner of a yogurt cafe which features healthy choices. The article discusses her career as an RD as well as her effort to promote healthy nutrition. Lessons Learned: Highlights RDs in the community Contact: Kristine Von Workum,RD kristine@brevardnutrition.com | YEAR ROUND ACTIVITY

52: Year Round Activity | Title: Day of Dance Target Audience: General Population Number of Attendees: 750 Media Coverage: Yes Press Journal Newspaper Sponsor: Indian River Medical Center Cost: None Date: 2/23/2013 Description: Health fair in which RDs Linda Sullivan and Mary OLaughlin provided nutrition information and body fat measurements at Indian River Mall. Health screening, prize drawings and of , dance and exercise were highlighted. Lessons Learned: Well attended and received in the community. Contact: Mary OLaughlin,RD mary.olaughlin@irmc.cc

55: Year Round Activity | Title: Experiments with Vitamin C Target Audience: 5th Graders Attendees: 45 Sponsors: SCDA and Osceola Magnet School Media Coverage: None Cost: $ 6.00 Date: April 4, 2013 Description: Mary O'Laughin, RD and the 4th grade students at Osceola Magnet School in Vero Beach experimented with various drinks and juices to determine the amount of Vitamin C in these fluids. The children were able to observe that orange juice contained much more of the nutrient than something like orange soda. Mary was able to communicate the idea of a nutrient dense food to the children. Lessons Learned: Very interactive for the children. Contact: Mary OLaughlin,RD mary.olaughlin@irmc.cc

57: Year Round Activity | Title: Vitamin C in Food Target Audience: Special Education Students Attendees: 25 Sponsors: Osceola Magnet School and SCDA Media Coverage: None Cost: $5 Date: 4/5/2013 Description: Mary OLaughlin,RD lectured on Vitamin C in food and demonstrated the amount of Vitamin C in various drinks like OJ, orange soda, orange fruit drinks,etc. The children were able to see the different levels of vitamin C. Lessons Learned: Good way to visual and abstract concept. Contact: Mary OLaughlin, RD mary.olaughlin@irmc.cc

58: Year Round Activity | Title: Esophageal Cancer Awareness Target Audience: General Population Attendees: 120 Sponsors: MIMA Cost: None Media Coverage: None Date: 4/16/2013 Description: Kristine Von Workum, RD along with two other speakers presented information on the risk, prevention and treatment of Esophageal CA. Questions and answers followed. Lessons Learned. Good turnout and well received. Contact: Kristine Von Workum,RD kristine@brevard nutrition.com

60: Year Round Activity | Title: Food for Thought Target Audience: General Population Attendees: Readership FL Today Newspaper Sponsor: Health First and FL Today Media Coverage: Yes FL Today Newspaper Cost: None Date: 5/1/2013 Description: Newspaper article written by Susie Bond, RD which discussed Sodium, Salt vs Sea Salt, and listed the "Salty Six" food high in Sodium. Lessons Learned: Good exposure to correct info on salt. Contact: Susie Bond,RD susie.bond@health-first.org

63: Year Round Activity | Title: SCDA Website Target Audience: Nutrition Professionals Attendees: Sponsors: SCDA Media Coverage: None Cost: $35 Date: Ongoing Description: District website which communicates our mission, officers, events and contact information. Lessons Learned: Good way to communicate and foe new members to find us. Contact: Kristine Von Workum,RD kristine@brevardnutrition.com

65: Year Round Activity | Title: SCDA Facebook Page Target Audience: Nutrition Professionals Audience: Sponsors: SCDA Media Coverage: None Cost: None Date: Ongoing Description: SCDA Facebook page which allows members and potential members to communicate about current events and news easily. Lessons Learned: Easy way to communicate. Contact: Lori Nelson,RD lorin@floridamilk.com

67: Year Round Activity | Title: Brevard Nutrition Facebook Page Target Audience: General Population Attendees: Sponsors: Brevard Nutrition Cost: $25 Media Coverage: None Date: Ongoing Description: Facebook Page in which Kristine Van Workum highlights nutrition tips, weekly recipes and nutrition news aimed at the public. Lessons Learned: Good way to communicate nutrition messages. Contact: Kristine Von Workum,RD kristine@brevardnutrition.com

69: National Nutrition Month Activities

70: Title: Live Long Live Healthy Target Audience: Men Attendees: 75 Media Coverage: No Sponsor: Sebastian River Medical Center Cost: None Date: 3/2/2013 Description: Health Fair in which Bev Reilly, RD provided information about nutrition and answers participants questions. Lessons Learned: Well received by participants Contact: Diann DiCosimo,RD ddicosimo2002@yahoo.com | Nutrition Month Activity

73: National Nutrition Month Activity | Title: Gourmet Kitchen Tour Target Audience: General Population Attendees: Readership of FL Today Newspaper Sponsor Media Coverage: Yes Newspaper Cost: None Date: 3/9/2013 Description: Chryseia Brennan,RD was featured in Florida Today during the Gourmet Kitchen Tour in Cocoa. The tour is a fundraiser for Women's Center South Guild for abused women. The article discussed Chryseia as a Registered Dietitian and self proclaimed "foodie". Lessons Learned: Nice PR for RD Contact: Chryseia Brennan, RD cbrennan@goodnutritiondietitian.com

75: National Nutrition Month Activity | Title: Registered Dietitian Day Celebration Target Audiences: Nutrition Professionals Attendees: 50 Sponsors: SCDA and Diary Council Cost: $25 each Date: 3/13/213 Description: Lecture By Dr. Painter on Food Psychology 101 and to celebrate RD day at City Tropics. Dr Painter discussed the role the mind plays in our food choices and perceptions. Also district members were recognized for their contributions and door prizes were awarded. Lessons Learned: Wonderful lecture and great networking. Contact: Lori Nelson,RD lorin@floridamilk.com

76: National Nutrition Month Activity | Title: Eating Out with CHF Target Audience: CHF patients and Families Attendees: 25 Sponsor: Wuesthoff Health System and Mended Heart Cost: None: Media Coverage: None Date: March 23,2013 Description: Linda Shankland,RD presented a lecture and power point presentation on eating out adapted for people with CHF. The discussion was interactive and questions and answers were included. Lessons Learned: Well received and interactive. Contact: Linda Shankland, RD Linda.Shankland@hma.com

78: NATIONAL NUTRITION MONTH ACTIVITY Title: Nutrition and CHF Target Audience: CHF patients and family Attendees: 25 Sponsor: IRMC Media Coverage: None Cost: None Date: 3/28/2013 Description: Peggy Gavigan, RD discussed healthy eating without salt. Tips and recipes were provided as well and coping and eating out recommendations. Participants were able to ask questions and interact throughout the presentations. Lessons Learned: Well received and would like to repeat next year. Contact: Peggy.Gavigan @irmc.cc

81: National Nutrition Month Activity | Title: The Great WBC Signature Dish Contest Target Audience: Staff and residents of WillowBrook Court Attendees: 125 Sponsors: Indian River Estate Senior Center Cost: None Media Coverage: None Date: Ongoing thru March Description: To celebrate NNM, WillowBrook Court at Indian River Estate sponsored a Recipe Contest which was judged by by the Culinary and Administrative staff as well as the residents. The contest was open to all staff members and the winning recipe was added to the residents menu. Lessons Learned: Staff and residents were excited. Contact: Kit Engel,DTR KENGEL@actslife.org

83: NATIONAL NUTRITION MONTH ACTIVITY | Title: National Nutrition Month Target Audience: IRMC Staff and Visitors Attendees: 500 Sponsor: IRMC Media Coverage: None Cost: $75 Date: Month of March Description: Cafeteria was decorated with posters, table tents, and banners for National Nutrition Month. Nutrition information and flyers were available throughout the month. Lessons Learned: Easy but something more interactive would promote nutrition more. Contact: Dianna DiCosimo, RD ddicosimo2002@yahoo.com

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