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Congratulations to Sarah Alarid, our Employee of the Month for August! She is a WIC Nutrition Assistant and Certified Lactation Counselor at our Clovis office. Sarah can be best described in one word: compassionate. In all her interactions at Fresno EOC WIC, she shows concern, sympathy, and consideration in every interaction she encounters. Whether it is helping a mom rock a baby, playfully interacting with children to help them feel important, compassionately sharing information and…

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Nicole Lee is a Certified Lactation Counselor and WIC Nutrition Assistant at our Kings Canyon office. A valuable and contributing worker who has been with Fresno EOC WIC for over 20 years, Nicole’s knowledge and calm demeanor gives participants and staff comfort and ease with questions or concerns they may have. A bilingual speaker, she assists our Hmong participants during their visits and ensures they have an exceptional experience at Fresno EOC WIC.  When working the front desk…

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  Join us at Farmers Market for a chance to win 4 tickets to the Grizzlies game Pick up your Farmers Market coupons and enter the raffle at these locations  Market on Kern Kern Street between M & N St. Wednesdays 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.WIC Coupons Available at the Fresno EOC WIC BOOTH from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. River Park Farmers Market220 E. Paseo Del Centro Tuesdays 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. WIC Coupons Available at the Fresno EOC WIC BOOTH from 5:00 p.m…

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The Breastfeeding Task Force is working to increase breastfeeding awareness so we are pleased to have had the Fresno County Board of supervisors proclaim August Breastfeeding Awareness Month in Fresno County. Thank-you to all the Babies First Breastfeeding Task Force members and their families that participated in this Tuesday, July 10th presentation.   County of Fresno Proclamation WHEREAS~breastfeeding benefits both mothers and babies, by reducing the risk of depression…

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A WIC Nutrition Assistant at Fresno EOC WIC, Esther Ostos is known for her friendly attitude, helpful nature, and exceptional customer service. Esther is friendly with all participants and staff. Her positive attitude and friendliness make everyone feel welcome in our clinic. Her friendliness can only be matched by her great customer service skills. She greets clients with a smile and maintains a calm, pleasant conversation with them.  She truly cares about our clients—she shows…

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Summer lunches are available at select Fresno EOC WIC locations for summer 2018.  June 11, 2018 to August 10, 2018 Meals will be available Monday - Friday from 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Locations Shields/First3257 E. Shields Ave Shaw/West5104 N. West Ave Kings Canyon4995 E. Kings Canyon Ages 1-18 / no documentation required Need somewhere closer? Text ‘Food’ to 877877 Click here for more information on this initiative funded by the USDA

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Congratulations to Karina Gonzalez, our Employee of the Month for May!  Karina serves all our sites as a WIC Nutrition Assistant and Certified Lactation Counselor. She is known for her flexibility, positive attitude, and remarkable work ethic. Karina is extremely flexible. She is able to work at any site and she easily adjusts to the culture and routines of each clinic. In addition, her flexibility is seen in her willingness to work at any site—often times, traveling to a different…

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Egg in a Nest Egg in a Nest is tasty, easy recipe for kids to help with! Use your WIC eggs and whole wheat bread purchases to make it! Bold, green text = Kids can help INGREDIENTS: cooking spray 1 slice whole wheat bread 1 teaspoon butter 1 egg salt and pepper to taste INSTRUCTIONS: Coat a skillet with cooking spray. Spread butter on both sides of bread. Cut out a hole in the center using a glass or cookie cutter. Place bread in a skillet over medium heat. Crack the…

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13th Annual Breastfeeding Awareness Walk and Celebration “First Step to a Healthy Life” Saturday, August 4, 2018 Woodward Park — Lake View Shelter7775 Friant Rd, Fresno, CA Registration: 8:00 AMEvent Begins: 9:00 AM Worldwide “Big Latch-On” begins at 10:30 AM Participant Registration link Sponsor/Vendor Registration link For more information, contact Christine Vang at (559) 600-3330 Presented by the Babies First Breastfeeding Task Force Download Flyer

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An employee of Fresno EOC WIC since 2009, Natisha Goins is an outstanding individual who stands out for providing a remarkable WIC experience to all who visit our program. Natisha is upbeat, professional, and provides exceptional customer service to everyone. Her ability to create excellent rapport with clients ensures that all their needs are met and leaves the clients looking forward to their next visit. A testament to her professionalism, she is always at work on time and completes her tasks…

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