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The Employee Wellness Council is a volunteer committee made up of employees from various departments throughout the County. The Wellness Council meets on a bimonthly basis to share ideas on how to provide our employees with creative opportunities to improve and sustain personal health and wellbeing.

 

Jan 31st - Feb 28th

Flushin

It

Don't forget to eat the "good for you stuff"!

 

Keep nutrition in mind this winter --- Join the Flushin' it winter Challenge!

 

The Challenge? Earn points by making healthy choices and reducing non-healthy choices.

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Featured in This Month's Newsletter

  • FDA Aims to Ban Minors from Tanning Beds  
    The FDA is proposing rules to ban minors from using tanning beds because of concerns about rising numbers of skin cancer cases.
  • Importance of Good Posture 
    Poor posture can wreak havoc on a person's body causing joint pain and affecting your over-all well being.
  • Prevent Foodborne Illnesses  
    Each year, 1 in 6 Americans get sick from food poisoning. Get food poisoning prevention tips.

Click here to check it out!

 

From our Human Resources Director
Memorandum
2015-2016 Event Plan
 
 
Upcoming Events
Date Event Description Details
 
 
  Mondays   Pi Yo Stretch   This combination of Pilates, yoga, and stretching is designed to improve strength, balance, and flexibility. Participants release stress and leave energized. This class is geared for most fitness levels and can easily be modified. This group meets on Mondays from Noon - 12:30 in the auditorium at the Health and Human Services building. Bring a yoga mat or towel for floor stretches.   Cost is $29 per session or $6 to walk in.
Session 1: Jan 11 - Feb 15    
**Postponed** Session 2: Feb 22 - March 28   **Postponed** Session 3: April 4 - May 9
  Info  

Mondays   Zumba Toning + Core   Zumba Fitness blends red-hot international music and contagious steps to create a "fitness-party" that is downright addictive and perfect for most fitness levels. There's no other class like it! This class features simpler dance routines and focuses on toning more than dance while still retaining all the fun of the traditional Zumba atmosphere. Join now and party your way into shape. No dance experience necessary! Sessions are held Monday nights at the Government Center at 5:15 pm. Contact instructor for room details.   Info
 
 
Wednesdays Piloxing This program blends the power, speed, and agility of boxing with the targeted sculpting and flexibility of pilates. Add to that exhilarating dance moves, and you have a muscle-toning, fat-burning workout that will make you feel physically and mentally empowered! This group is led by Rachel Czys and meets on Wednesday nights at the Government Center at 5:15 pm. Contact instructor for room details.  Bring a yoga mat or towel for floor stretches. Info
 
 
  Thursdays Yoga - Mastering the Basics  If you've ever wondered how yoga can benefit you, attend this class to learn about the perennial wisdom of this ancient discipline. Come enjoy this gentle yet challenging practice led by Suzanne Harrington, our instructor certified by the Himalayan Yoga and Meditation Center. This class meets every Thursday at 5:15 PM at the Government Center.  Contact instructor for room details. Info  
 
 
 

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