Brenda Lobue guides county’s nutrition and health promotions | Kingman Daily Miner

Brenda Lobue guides county’s nutrition and health promotions | Kingman Daily Miner

KINGMAN – The Nutrition and Health Promotions Division of the Mohave County Health Department is important to its residents and not too long ago promoted supervisor Brenda LoBue has been a part of the county for 25 years.

Staying away from huge metropolis environments all through her life, she was born and raised within the small Iowa city of Camanche, alongside the Mississippi River in Clinton County.

She graduated from Iowa State University in Ames with a bachelor of science diploma within the dietetics program. While in faculty, she labored three completely different part-time jobs to assist assist herself.

After faculty, LoBue labored as a Registered Dietitian on the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics supervising the employees eating areas of the cafeteria and mentoring dietetic interns. She additionally labored to assist standardize the recipes for the cook-chill division within the kitchen. The cook-chill division is liable for making sauces, gravies and soup to assist lower down on the preparation time for the appreciable quantities of meals ready for the sufferers, employees and guests on the hospital.

LoBue moved to Mohave County in 1996 and has lived all through the realm, together with Kingman, Bullhead City, Laughlin, and Lake Havasu City. She lastly settled down in Kingman, began her prolonged profession in Mohave County authorities, working within the Tobacco Use Prevention Program for a couple of months. She says: “The purpose of the Tobacco Use Prevention Program is to assist cut back the usage of tobacco and nicotine-related merchandise to assist cut back the dangers of power illnesses which might be related to the usage of these merchandise.”

She then transitioned over to working as a supervisor within the WIC (the Women Infants and Children Supplemental Food) program. For nearly all of her profession with the county, LoBue has labored within the WIC program as each a supervisor, registered dietitian and lactation marketing consultant.

At one level within the early 2000s, LoBue briefly labored able to assist recruit volunteers for the Emergency Response Team for the Public Health Department. She additionally labored on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) with eligible individuals, to coach them on the significance of excellent diet and bodily exercise.

LoBue has two youngsters, Gabi and Mitchell. Her daughter is in faculty within the nursing program and her son is an ICU nurse. She additionally has a brother and 7 stepsisters. Her mother and father stay in Mohave County, however are initially from Iowa. Having them close by is a serious plus for LoBue. Her prolonged, in-house household together with her vital different is Leanna, their long-time, 13-year-old pet Schnauzer.

LoBue enjoys enjoying piano, tennis, mountain climbing, snowboarding and card video games resembling cribbage. She performs in a cribbage match in Las Vegas yearly for every anniversary celebration together with her accomplice.

LoBue’s favourite a part of her county place is working with individuals, whether or not it’s the public or her county staff “to assist make a distinction within the communities through which we serve.”

She provides that her co-workers in county well being “are a few of the hardest working people that I do know, who’re enthusiastic about their careers and their neighborhood. I’ve seen many people in our division exit of their means to assist the neighborhood in addition to each other.”

(This is one in a collection of profiles of Mohave County workers written by the Mohave County Communications Office.)

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