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WIC celebrates surpassing goal

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After demolishing a goal to increase the number of new participants, the WIC team spent part of Thursday morning’s staff meeting celebrating with food and games.

Earlier this year, the WIC clinic received an ultimatum from the state to either increase numbers or lose funding. With a goal placed at 250 new participants by June 30, the team faced a challenge but responded with vigorous and aggressive measures. This included more appointment slots, more walk-ins accepted and increased outreach.

To say it worked would be an understatement.
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Thanks to the hard work of the team, 305 new participants in Lexington are now using our WIC services, which provide important nutrition to moms and children!

“That is HUGE!” WIC Team Leader Nkeshia Coleman said. “I could not be more proud and thankful to be a part of such a great team.”

The WIC team is made up of the following:
Stephanie Anklan
Doraine Bailey
Guadalupe Blankenship
Nkeshia Coleman
Trina Diuguid
Kelli Gould
Zinder Morris
Hannah Newsome
Laura Oliver
Veronica Perrin
Jenny Preston
Jenna Schwartz
Mayra Shields
Rebekah Shoopman
Kelli Zik
Daniela Davidenko
Maria De La Fuente

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