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DerryAnn Krupinsky, Assistant Director of Neighborhood Enhancement – WIC, has been recognized with the Art Fuston Award by the Texas Association of Local WIC Directors Nov. 6.
“I am honored to receive the nomination and the award,” Krupinsky said. “This award has previously been given to the greatest WIC directors in Texas, and I’m humbled to be placed in the same category. It was a rough year for the usually independent WIC agencies in Texas, but we prevailed because of our dedication and teamwork.”
The award honors local WIC directors who have made significant contributions to TALWD and to the Texas WIC Program, signifying the time, expertise and knowledge contributed each year by outstanding WIC directors in the state.
In addition to being the Assistant Director of the City’s Neighborhood Enhancement Department, Krupinsky is the head of the San Marcos WIC program, which has offices in San Marcos, Kyle, Lockhart, New Braunfels, Seguin, and Selma.
About the San Marcos WIC Program: The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) is a health and nutrition program with a successful record for improving the diet of infants, children, and pregnant, postpartum and breastfeeding women who are at risk for nutrition-related illness. The main focus of the WIC program is to educate parents/caregivers on the proper nutrition for babies and young children. In addition to nutrition education, WIC clients also receive breastfeeding support and education, supplemental WIC foods, and referrals to other health and social services.