The Daily Southerner, Tarboro, NC


August 8, 2013


TARBORO — Director of Nutrition Services at Vidant Edgecombe Hospital Jeff Koning (left) and Director of Marketing Erin Grimsley look on as Tarboro Mayor Donald Morris signs a Proclamation in honor of the hospital's new cafeteria that opened at 7 a.m. Thursday.

The Proclamation reads as follows:

Whereas, Vidant Edgecombe Hospital is a non-profit healthcare facility of physicians, administrators and associates committed to advancing the health and wellness of Tarboro and surrounding communities through outstanding medical practice and education, and whose mission is to enhance the quality of life for the people and communities they serve, touch and support; and

Whereas, Vidant Edgecombe Hospital in partnership with Morrison Healthcare offers its patients, associates and visitors superior food service and practices in its hospital kitchen and cafeteria, featuring a robust Wellness Platform that includes the latest research on healthful eating, which provides great tasting food along with health and wellness education; and

Whereas, in 2013, Vidant Edgecombe Hospital celebrates the grand re-opening of its cafeteria; and

Whereas, to this day, Vidant Edgecombe Hospital is a center for health and wellness and a stable, thriving, non-profit healthcare facility in Tarboro, North Carolina;

Now, therefore, I, Donald Morris, Mayor of the Town of Tarboro, North Carolina, do hereby proclaim Thursday, August 8, 2013, as WELLNESS DAY in Tarboro, North Carolina.

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