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Weekly Wellness Challenge Winners!

Published: 11/17/2017

We have selected our weekly winners of the raffle prize drawing from last week’s Tri-Fall-Athon Challenge. Each raffle winner has won a $25.00 Gift Card to Hannaford Supermarket.

Congratulations to:

  • Dana Kass, Finance
  • Cheryl Schwotzer, Health
  • John Spenard, Waterworks
  • Kathleen Capistran, Health
  • Julie Lustig, Police

5 employees will win each week, and the raffle prizes will change every week. The second raffle prize drawing, to be held next Friday (11/24), will be for a Fitbit Alta

Don’t miss out on your chance to win a prize and improve your health! There are two weeks remaining in the Challenge. Start participating on Monday by completing the attached form

Best,

Wellness Committee

Tri-Fall-Athon Wellness Challenge Details Starts Nov. 6th!

Published: 11/02/2017

New Challenge Details below visit link for more information and weekly log sheets and forms NO registration is required! http://www.manchesternh.gov/Departments/Human-Resources/Wellness/Employee-Fitness-Challenge 

City Hall Clock Tower Lit Up for November Health Observances!

Published: 11/01/2017

FYI- The Clock Tower lights at City Hall will be lit up purple and teal during the month of November in observance of Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month and also Nov. 16th is World Pancreatic Cancer Day so Go Purple!  

The teal color represents the Alzheimer's Foundation of America's Light the World in Teal Campaign on November 8th and in observance of National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

City Employee Fall-A-Thon Wellness Challenge Coming Up!

Published: 10/26/2017

Don't FALL into a slump get your sneakers ready!

Employee BBQ Raffle Prize Winner!

Published: 09/14/2017

Congrats Carrie Perry from the Mayor's Office who won the Fitbit Blaze @ the City Employee Appreciation BBQ donated by the Wellness Committee! 

Great work City Team at the Cigna Race!!!

Published: 08/16/2017

Nice job Tammy Clarke organizing such a large walking team for the Cigna Race!

Know Your Numbers Follow Up

Published: 05/19/2017

Thank you for participating in the Know Your Numbers Health Screenings! It is important to keep track of your blood pressure, blood glucose, cholesterol and BMI levels.  Here is some additional information on your target numbers from the American Heart Association: HEALTHY GUIDELINES

 

City Alzheimer's Walking Team raised $1,000 this year!

Published: 09/30/2016

"Sitting is the New Smoking" -Time for that 10 minute walk!

Published: 08/16/2016

Your Desk Job May be Hurting Your Health- Here's the Cure!

Read about some yoga stretches that you can do to help undo the damage created by long days spent sitting at a desk. Also try to get up and go for a walk more often even if just taking a longer walk at lunch or taking the stairs more often! Keep moving!

Click here to read article

Sign up for a 5k race or walk there are so many! 

http://act.alz.org/site/TR?fr_id=9040&pg=team&team_id=352989

http://www.millenniumrunning.com/event-list

Commit to be FIT- Try this 10 Minute Lunchtime Workout!

Published: 03/10/2016

Click Here to learn about a quick 10 minute lunchtime workout!

Weekly Wellness Tip #40- How to Read Nutrition Labels

Published: 01/28/2016

Check out this document on how to read Nutrition Labels provided by Hannaford Dietitian, Marilyn Mills in this week’s Healthy Eating class at City Hall.  Click Here

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