Chilton Hospital and Gary’s Wine Offer a Special Event about Chocolate’s Health Benefits on October 10|
Great news for chocoholics: Studies have shown that chocolate has numerous health benefits if consumed in moderation.
A special presentation, “The Healing Properties of Chocolate,” will be offered on Thursday, October 10, at 5:30 p.m., at Gary’s Wine & Marketplace, 1308 Route 23 North, Wayne, NJ. It is part of Chilton Hospital’s “Paint the Towns Pink” weeklong event from October 7 through 13.
Holistic Nutritionist Dani Segal, Ph.D., will offer information on the history of cacao, as well as the connection between health and chocolate. Attendees will be able to taste chocolate samples and receive great recipes to try at home.
A pre-registration fee of $5 is required. For more information and to register, call Chilton Hospital’s Community Outreach Department at (973) 831-5367.
About Paint the Towns Pink
A total of 21 businesses, including Gary’s Wine & Marketplace, have pledged to support The Breast Center at Chilton Hospital and the 16,000 women in the community that it serves for this fifth annual event. Chilton is asking the community to return the support to its business partners during this time. For more information about Paint the Towns Pink, please call the Chilton Hospital Foundation at (973) 831-5165 or click on the banner on Chilton’s web page at www.chiltonhealth.org.
Chilton Hospital is a fully accredited, 260-bed, acute-care, community hospital. It is the first hospital in New Jersey to received Pathway to Excellence designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Chilton recently embarked on a $24 million modernization project, which includes the Cardiovascular Interventional Lab, The Breast Center and the Total Joint Center. It is also a four-time recipient of the HealthGrades Specialty Excellence Award in Stroke, and Five-Star Rated for Stroke Care, the highest possible, for six years in a row. In addition, Chilton is also Five-Star Rated for Joint Replacement and Total Knee Replacement for 2012 and 2013. Chilton’s many services include a state-of-the-art Emergency Department, the Sleep Health Institute, the Comprehensive Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Center, the Chilton Cancer Center, the MotherBaby Center a weight loss surgery program and minimally invasive and robot-assisted surgery. The hospital is located at 97 West Parkway in Pompton Plains, NJ 07444. For more information about Chilton's facilities and services, or to find a doctor by name, specialty, or location, please visit www.chiltonhealth.org or call 1-888-CHILTON.