Focus on Nutrition in 2019!

Eastern Nebraska SWE's annual meeting focused on wellness


Hello SWE Members,

Our speaker's grandmother passed away unexpectedly this weekend, and the wake and funeral will be held out of town on our original date for this meeting. Please mark your calendars, as we have re-scheduled to Tuesday, February 5, 2019.

Thank you for your flexibility. If you already RSVP'ed - please let me know if this date no longer works for you.



New year – New Goals for a Healthy Lifestyle!

Does this sound like you? (Do you want this to sound like you?) Please join SWE Eastern NE for our January meeting focusing on nutrition and getting healthy in 2019. Our discussion will be led by Sarah Sortino, Hy-vee Dietitian, and we’ll talk about everything from healthy snacking at work (goodbye vending machine!) to the keto diet (What’s the deal with Keto? Is it good long term?). Attendees will also go home with some work-ready snacks to stash at your desk, and some other surprises! This meeting will be interactive – please bring your questions!

Tuesday, Feb. 5th, 5:30pm

5150 Center Street

Omaha, NE

We will be hosting this event in the meeting room at the Midtown Hy-Vee.

Topics for discussion include:

  • Healthy snacking at work
  • What's the deal with Keto?
  • Tips for Salad in a Jar
  • Healthy substitutions

Light dinner will be provided (Salad in a Jar), and we will also put together some healthy snacks for attendees to take with them.


$10 SWE Members

$15 Non-Members

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Sarah Sortino, RD, LMNT

Sarah obtained her bachelor's degree in nutritional science and dietetics from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln. She completed her internship at the Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital near Chicago, Illinois. Sarah is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics as well as local state and city dietetics chapters.

Sarah has been working as a registered dietitian for Hy-Vee since 2008. Sarah has a wide range of expertise, including weight management, diabetes, heart disease, food allergies and eating disorders. She is actively involved in helping customers and community members improve their eating habits and overall health by providing “hands-on” nutrition education. She enjoys teaching cooking and weight-loss classes, nutritional counseling and healthy foods grocery store tours.

Sarah believes that taking a preventative approach with nutritious eating and physical activity can help keep the mind and body strong and healthy. Sarah believes all foods can be enjoyed in moderation. Being healthy means having balance in all aspects of your life, including food. Small changes in diet and physical activity can produce tremendous results.