The new Wegmans in Columbia has joined forces with Saint Agnes Hospital to present a free monthly health-related speaker series in the Wegmans Market Cafe.
"Wellness at Wegmans," featuring physicians and other health care experts from the hospital, will run from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on the second Monday of each month from October through June, the grocer said this week.
"Wegmans is all about getting healthy food on the table fast and easy," Wendy Webster, manager of the Columbia store, said in the announcement. The store opened in June.
On the calendar:
-Oct 8: Healthy Family Meals. Great foods kids will love.
-Nov 12: Go Pink for Better Breast Health. The latest on prevention and care.
-Dec 10: To do, to do, to do! Building a less stressful life.
-Jan 14: Right Weight. One size does not fit all!
-Feb 11: Your Heart. Our Passion. Women's heart health today and tomorrow.
-Mar 11: Pain Management & Injury Prevention. Exercise health and safety.
-Apr 8: Can Cancer Be Prevented? New screening and treatment options.
-May 13: Looking Good! Evaluating cosmetic choices for looking your best.
-Jun 10: Summer Fun Kick Off! Tips for a healthy, active summer.
If you go, Wegmans promises refreshments, recipes and a gift. But make a reservation, either at the store's or by calling 443-537-2900.