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TUESDAY, APRIL 8, 2014

April focus groups for local WIC clients

The Spokane Regional Health District's Women Infants and Children (WIC) Nutrition Program and Vinegar Flats Community Farm are looking for your input. From SRHD: "If you are currently a WIC client who did or did not use Famers' Market Nutrition Program (FMNP) checks during spring...

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WEDNESDAY, OCT. 2, 2013

Federal Government Shutdown and WIC

We keep finding more of the very dangerous direct impacts from the government shutdown but here's an update on one that hits close to home: Although the U.S. Department of Agriculture, which runs the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) nutrition program announced that there are...

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THURSDAY, APRIL 18, 2013

Expanded hours at WIC locations

Good news: Spokane Regional Health District’s Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Nutrition Program kicked off spring by extending its hours of operations in most of its clinic locations. The following sites will operate from 7:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m., Monday through Friday (with no closures...

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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2, 2011

Solution to save WIC funding from budget cuts 

Two weeks ago I mentioned the unfair cuts to agriculture, specifically to WIC funding. Here’s your chance to speak out. For a little background, the WIC Farmers Market Nutrition Program (WIC FMNP) provides vouchers to low-income mothers and children to purchase healthy fruits and vegetables...

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