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Vitamin Angels announces golf bag winner

BY Lesley Thulin

NEW YORK — Vitamin Angels announced Dr. Jatin Joshi, CEO of InstaVit, as the winner of its golf bag giveaway at the recent ECRM Diet, Vitamin and Sports Nutrition event. 

The nonprofit dedicated to providing vitamins to pregnant women, new mothers and children under 5 years old will hold its third annual Coastal Golf Classic fundraising event on Sept. 25 at Sandpiper Golf Course in Santa Barbara, Calif. Organizers hope the event will help them expand their reach by 1 million children.

Vitamin Angels is currently working to provide vitamins to 40 million children around the world.

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Kroger COO retires

BY Michael Johnsen

CINCINNATI – Kroger on Tuesday announced that Mike Ellis, Kroger's president and COO, has retired after 40 years with the company. 
 
"We're very grateful to Mike for his contributions over the past 40 years, and we wish him all the best in retirement," said Rodney McMullen, Kroger's chairman and CEO. "We have long taken a team approach to leadership and together our highly-experienced team of operators and merchandisers is focused on delivering on our aggressive growth goals."
 
Ellis' successor will be named at a later date. 
 
Ellis joined Fred Meyer in 1975 as a parcel clerk at age 16, and went on to serve in a series of operations and merchandising leadership positions in stores, division management and as a corporate officer. He was VP of Fred Meyer's food group before joining Kroger as a senior officer in 2004. He returned to lead Fred Meyer as president in 2006. He was promoted to SVP retail divisions in 2012, leading five operating divisions, as well as Kroger's jewelry and convenience store businesses, and became president and COO on Jan. 1, 2014.
 
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Sam’s Club to offer free health screenings the week after the Fourth of July

BY Michael Johnsen

BENTONVILLE, Ark. – Sam's Club is extending an invitation to  both members and non-members on July 11 with a free health screening in those locations with a pharmacy. 
 
“It’s important that as people age they take proactive health steps so they can live long lives and help reduce their healthcare costs,” stated Jill Turner-Mitchael, SVP Sam’s Club health and wellness. “By offering these free screenings, we hope to give older adults a chance to protect one of their most valuable assets – their health.”
 
The screenings are valued at $150 and include tests for blood pressure, total cholesterol, HDL, risk ratio, glucose and body mass index. 
 
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