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Lakewood to offer Better Beginnings class

STAPLES — Lakewood Health System is offering the Better Beginnings nutrition class from 5:30-6:30 p.m. on Monday, June 23, at the First Baptist Church, 903 River St. S., in Pillager.

A program for mothers-to-be and new mothers, the class seeks to promote healthy eating and nutrition in the community by offering classes that will give mothers access to information about nutrition and fitness, greater access to a board certified lactation consultant and the opportunity to explore the health benefits of good nutrition as well as food demonstrations, tastings and recipes. The class will be taught by Kelly Coughlin, registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator at Lakewood.

Registration is required. For more information, contact Stephanie Rodriguez at 218-894-8846 or To register, go to and click on “Events.”

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