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Mountin's Piggly Wiggly in Mayville Named Blue Zones Project Approved

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Posted 8/25/18


to celebrate achieving Blue Zones Project Approved™ Grocery status


What: Ribbon cutting ceremony being held to recognize Mountin’s Piggly Wiggly in Mayville as the newest Blue Zones Project Approved™ Grocery


When: Thursday, September 13th, 2018
3:00pm – 3:15pm


Where: Mountin’s Piggly Wiggly

1440 Horicon Street

Mayville, WI 53050


Public/Private: Public Event


Interview Opportunities:

Curt Schmidt, Owner

Keith Hill, Blue Zones Project Organization Lead

Leslie Covell Hershberger, Blue Zones Project Community Program Manager


Background: Mountin’s Piggly Wiggly has completed the Blue Zones Project grocery pledge and, as a result, has helped make healthy choices easier for their customers. Mountin’s serves healthy plant-based prepared foods in their deli, highlights healthy and locally-grown food selections throughout the store, and provides an impressive selection of whole grain breads for grab-and-go sandwiches and their bakery department. In addition, Mountin’s offers healthy cooking demonstrations, provides store tours that show their shoppers where healthy ingredients are located, and distributes easy-to-follow plant-based recipes in various store locations.


Visuals: Ceremony with ribbon cutting and Blue Zones Project Approved certificate being presented.

Blue Zones Project is a community-by-community well-being improvement initiative designed to support longer, better lives through permanent changes to environment, policy, and social networks. Blue Zones Project is brought to Dodge County through sponsorship by Beaver Dam Community Hospitals, in collaboration with Sharecare®, Inc. and Blue Zones, LLC. Dodge County is the first Blue Zones Project demonstration site in the state.


For details about becoming a Blue Zones Project Approved organization or general information about Blue Zones Project Dodge County, call 920-212-8511, or visit dodgecounty.bluezonesproject.com.