Public Invited to Tigard WIC Open House

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, January 07, 2014

Sponsored by: Health and Human Services Department, Division

The public is invited to an open house at the Women, Infants & Children (WIC) office in Tigard, which recently relocated to the Hilltop Business Center, 7360 SW Hunziker Street, #200.

The event takes place on Tuesday, January 21, from 4-6 p.m. Refreshments will be available.

In addition to touring the new facility, attendees can learn more about WIC’s services for low-income pregnant women and families with young children; meet and talk with staff, including managers, nutrition technicians and lactation specialists; and network with other professionals and community leaders. RSVPs are appreciated but not required by calling Tiare Sanna at 503-846-4913.

Washington County WIC serves 19,000 individuals per year at its three locations in Hillsboro, Beaverton and Tigard. The WIC program focuses on nutritional education and support to low-income pregnant women and families with young children. It includes breastfeeding support groups, nutrition education and vouchers for healthful foods available locally.

Media Contact:

Wendy Gordon, Communications Coordinator/PIO