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  • Let Me Help You Navigate Your Health-and-Wellness Needs by Kim KirchherrLast week, I had the pleasure of sharing with you the shopper-facing component of your IGA Better Choices program: a robust health-and-wellness website that provides the reliable information your shoppers want to help them make better choices for a healthier lifestyle.
  • What Does "Better Choices" Really Mean Anyway? by Kim KirchherrWhat's our ultimate goal for helping our shoppers move towards meeting their health-and-wellness goals with the IGA Better Choices program? To share resources and information they're looking for from their Hometown Proud IGA so they can make the better choices that are right for them.
  • Securing a Healthier Future with IGA Better Choices! by Mark BatenicFollowing the IGA Global Rally you heard from me that IGA had brought on board registered dietitian and IGA Health & Wellness Advisor Kim Kirchherr to help us craft a program that would demonstrate that we take responsibility to deliver the health-and-wellness information our shoppers want...
  • Your 2015 Picture PAWfect ComPETition Winners Are... by Kara IngramEarlier this month you heard from IGA's Heidi Huff what a great response we had to the fourth annual IGA Picture PAW-fect ComPETition, where last month IGA shoppers uploaded photos of their pets to in six main photo categories for a chance to win pet food for a year in the form of Purina coupons.
  • A Flag Day of Remembrance and Appreciation by Dr. Tom HaggaiJune 14, 1885, Bernard Cigrand, a 19 year-old teacher at Stony Hill School in Waubeka, Wisconsin, placed a 10-inch, 38-star flag in a bottle on his desk and assigned students to write essays on the flag and its significance.
  • IGA "Did You Know" Series by IGA NewsDid you know that IGA's Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) event has raised nearly $1 million over the past four years? And has the goal of raising $250,000 more during this year's event, going on now through Labor Day?
  • Introducing the "Did You Know Series" by Doug FritschFor the past seven years now The Independent View has been bringing to you in this space a Perspective article on a wide variety of topics. We try to mix it up and keep it interesting for you, but let's face it—you're busy people, and you get a lot of email. So we understand if the Perspective column goes unread on the days that you're so busy you have to just skip on down to the news items below.
  • IGA Golf Outing Raises Funds and Awareness for Wounded Warrior Project® by Wayne AltschulIt was a great day of golf yesterday for the more than 90 retailers, wholesalers, Red Oval partners and vendors who showed up in Chicago for the IGA WWP Golf Outing, but the real story here is about our time spent with the 13 wounded service members in attendance.
  • Do You Know about NGA Webinar Wednesdays? by Aileen MunsterAs IGA retailers have heard by now, NGA and IGA joined forces to provide valuable NGA benefits to the IGA retailer family, but did you know that as a part of your membership benefits, NGA offers a Webinar Wednesday series?
  • Spreading the Word Made Easy with Social Media by Megan TracyFor the past four years, the IGA USA Alliance has worked together in support of Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) raising money and awareness for our nation's injured service members, making it one of the most successful marketing initiatives that IGA has ever seen.
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