The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

Today

Hi51° Rain

Tonight

Lo45° Rain Likely

Friday

Hi55° Rain

Friday Night

Lo39° Mostly Cloudy

Saturday

Hi53° Partly Sunny

Saturday Night

Lo36° Partly Cloudy

Sunday

Hi53° Partly Sunny

Sunday Night

Lo41° Mostly Cloudy

Monday

Hi54° Slight Chc Rain

Monday Night

Lo47° Chance Rain

WIC nutrition program hits 40

Send to Kindle
Print This

While many service programs are currently experiencing funding shortages and budget cuts, one veteran public health program is turning 40 with room to grow. The Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children, more commonly known as WIC, is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year.

In Wenatchee and Chelan, the state-funded WIC program is managed by Columbia Valley Community Health (CVCH) and serves both working and unemployed families. More than just a supplement food assistance program, WIC provides nutrition education, breastfeeding promotion and support and health care referrals.

View my optionsorSign in