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Published on September 19, 2019

Parkview Mobile Nurses Celebrate Kale Day with Two Events

When: 9 a.m. and 11:30 a.m., Oct. 2

Where: Riverwalk and Pueblo West Library

(Pueblo, CO, Sept. 19, 2019) –  Parkview Medical Center’s Mobile Nurses will spend a day in October celebrating a plant with centuries of history.

October 2 is National Kale Day and the nurses will be working the Historic Arkansas Riverwalk of Pueblo that morning to introduce folks to a unique way to enjoy the leafy vegetable: Kale smoothies.

The nurses will be stationed along Veteran’s Bridge from 9 to 9:30 a.m., offering samples. But the focus on healthy eating won’t end there.

The nurses also will be hosting Food for Thought, a light luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 12:20 p.m. at the Pueblo West Library, 298 S. Joe Martinez Blvd., that will feature a presentation from Dr. Brian Dodds. That event will also feature kale smoothies but a kale salad also will be available, as will recipes featuring the cabbage varietal.

The lunch presentation is free but registration is required. To do so, call 584-7319.

About Parkview Medical Center

Founded in 1923, Parkview Medical Center in Pueblo, Colorado, offers general acute healthcare and behavioral health specialty services. As a private, non-profit organization, Parkview is licensed for 350 beds and provides a full range of healthcare services including the region’s only certified and verified Level II Trauma Center as well as the region’s first certified Stroke Center. Parkview Medical Center is the leader in cardiac, women’s, emergency, and neurological services as well as behavioral health programs. As a vital healthcare source, Parkview’s service area includes Pueblo County and 14 surrounding counties, which together represent 370,000 total lives.

Parkview Medical Center is the largest non-government, nonprofit, private sector employer in Pueblo County with more than 2,700 employees and provides a skilled medical staff of over 370 physicians. The impact of our workforce triggers a strong impact on the community as Parkview’s annual payroll contributes $155 million to the economy.

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