As a registered dietitian I work to help people make choices to live healthier lives. At the same time, I believe that a healthy community is a great place to start, which is why I volunteered for the first annual “Hands Across Rockdale.”
Under the direction of Leadership Rockdale, this new community initiative was created to promote the spirit of volunteerism within the Conyers-Rockdale community, while providing service to those in need.
Community service projects were held throughout Rockdale County and Rockdale Medical Center, who was one of the sponsors. The team of Rockdale Medical Center employees volunteered at the Mercy Heart Clinic to do planting, yard clean-up, and wash windows. Mercy Heart Health Clinic is a charitable health clinic that provides care to low-income, uninsured residents of Georgia who reside in Rockdale County. Does your community offer any volunteering opportunities? I bet they do!
Wendy Pippin is a Sodexo Registered Dietitian at the Rockdale Medical Center in Conyers, Georgia.
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