Stop & Shop Supermarkets continues to help fight childhood obesity, recently sponsoring its fourth Healthy Kids Summit.
The program seeks to educate and inspire children and families to practice healthful eating habits.
The Aug. 19 event featured a panel of community and health leaders and included a trivia contest, an obstacle course and a mini health fair, attracting than 300 people, according to a news release.
“As a grocery chain with close ties to New England, Stop & Shop is committed to fighting childhood obesity by encouraging small, simple changes in fitness and eating habits that make a big impact,” Julie Menounos, a nutritionist for Stop & Shop’s New England division, said in the release.
Netherlands-based Ahold NV owns Stop & Shop.