New DH calendar
Article updated: 11/4/2012 4:02 PM

Lake County dietitian honored

text size: AAA
By Daily Herald report
Advertisement

The University of Illinois Extension Lake County Unit has awarded Toby Smithson, the Lake County Health Department's community dietitian, with the Hall of Fame award for community partnership in food and nutrition education. Smithson, of Vernon Hills, received the award during a recent awards ceremony. She has partnered with the Extension for many years. That partnership included supporting a group called C.H.A.N.G.E. that reached out to the community to deliver research information on nutrition. It included collaboration with Extension staff, the county health department, school nurses, local grocery store dietitians and other community members. Smithson has worked as the community dietitian with the health department for 21 years, with responsibilities that include educating consumers about healthy eating and active living through a media venue.

Comments ()
We are now using Facebook comments to offer a more inclusive, social and constructive discussion. Guidelines: Keep it civil and on topic; no profanity, vulgarity, slurs or personal attacks. People who harass others or joke about tragedies will be blocked. If a comment violates these standards or our terms of service, click the X in the upper right corner of the comment box. To find our more, read our FAQ.

This article filed under

Latest Video

MostViewed

Today
Yesterday
Most Commented
Top Jobs

    View all Top Jobs Place a job ad

    MarketsReport

    DHExtras

       
    • Newspaper next section - Newspaper next section Report card checker - report card checker
    • Dh innovation award 2 - Dh innovation award 2 Zillow /real estate page
    • Discuss refer On Guard series
    • Newspaper archives -- Monday or anyday Mike North

    FacebookActivity

    BusinessDirectory

    Connect with a business or service in your area fast. First select a town, then enter a search term or choose one of the listed popular searches:

    Don't see your town listed? Visit our full directory to begin your search.