Hop Into a Healthy Spring with Healthy Easter Basket Alternatives

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Delta Dental of Minnesota's Tooth Fairy and Easter Bunny Working Together

Easter is often celebrated with baskets filled with lots of chocolate and sugary treats. There are many alternative ways to create healthy Easter baskets.

Who:     The Easter Bunny, Delta Dental of Minnesota's Tooth Fairy, Twin Cities children and their parents.

What:    Take your photo with the Easter Bunny. Delta Dental's Tooth Fairy will be giving away a free toothbrush and toothpaste sample to every child. Bring a nonperishable food item to donate to Second Harvest Heartland and sign up to win a fabulous healthy Easter basket donated by Delta Dental.

When:        Saturday, April 4 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:     Macy's Court, Maplewood Mall, Maplewood

More:    Easter is often celebrated with baskets filled with lots of chocolate and sugary treats. There are many alternative ways to create healthy Easter baskets.

Basket Ideas:    

  •     Nutritious, individually-wrapped snacks, sugarless gum or trail mix
  •     Handheld games, playing cards, coloring books, crayons, magic markers or stickers
  •     Plastic dinosaurs, dolls, stuffed animals or action figures
  •     Beach pails, shovels, jump ropes, hula hoops, sidewalk chalk, Frisbees, bubbles, balls or kites
  •     Gift certificates for movies, water parks or sporting events
  •     Books, CDs, DVDs or cell phone accessories
  •     Toothbrushes, toothpaste, dental floss, toothbrush timers

About Delta Dental of Minnesota
Delta Dental of Minnesota's oral health initiatives are part of its non-profit mission to provide educational information and support community programs that help enhance the oral health of all Minnesotans. An independent, nonprofit health services company, we take seriously our mission to serve Minnesotans' oral health needs. Since 1969, we've accomplished this mission by providing the best access across the state to oral health care through affordable dental plans.

Delta Dental serves more members from Minnesota-based groups (3.4 million members from 8,400 employer groups) than any other dental benefits provider. Delta Dental of Minnesota is based in Eagan, and has an operations center (customer service, claims processing, and broker and small group sales and account management) on the Iron Range. For more information, visit http://www.deltadentalmn.org.

Delta Dental is a registered mark of Delta Dental Plans Association. Delta Dental of Minnesota is an independent nonprofit dental services company and is an authorized licensee of the Delta Dental Plans Association of Oak Brook, Illinois.

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Heather Hofmeister
(651) 994-5210

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