2019 Wellness Incentive – Lunch Break Session

REMINDER – TUESDAY MARCH 19th

Take control of your Biometric Data!!

Linda Carruthers – Windom Hy-Vee Dietician will be presenting a 30 minute session  on ways to improve or maintain blood fats.

Two Times available (same presentation) on Tuesday March 19th – snow date will be March 29th

Location: Council Chambers – Bring your own lunch!

Session 1: 12:30-1:00 pm

Session 2: 1:00 pm-1:30 pm

NOTE: Attendance will count as participation for 2019 $500 Wellness Incentive.   

windom.wellness@windommn.com

 

 

Hy-Vee Free A1C Test – April 13th

FREE Hemoglobin A1C diabetes screenings will be offered and performed at the Hy-Vee Healthy You Mobile that will be parked in the Windom Hy-Vee parking lot. Testing will be done by our store dietitian Linda. This includes a simple finger stick blood test, and review of the results. The testing takes just 15 minutes. You do NOT need to be fasting for this testing. Contact Linda at lcarruthers@hy-vee.com if you have questions or want to sign up

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windom.wellness@windommn.com

 

 

2019 Wellness – Relax – Earn Incentive UPDATE

PEBBLES MASSAGE & SPA

UPDATE: Spots are filled for April 16th.  If we have enough interest, I can see about adding April 17th.  Please email Windom.Wellness@windommn.com if you would want a time slot during 12-2 on April 17th.

 

Relax and rejuvenate on your lunch break!!  Jada from Pebbles Massage & Spa will be onsite in Council Chambers giving 10 minute chair massages on April 16th from 12:00-2:00. 

Email Windom.Wellness@windommn.com to reserve your time to relax.  Space is limited. First com first serve!

 

Email Questions to:  Windom.wellness@windommn.com or ask a Wellness Committee member.

Committee: Cheryl Lillegaard, Dawn Aamot, Nancy Sajban, Dana Wallace, Drew Hage, Chelsie Carlson

 

2019 Wellness – Relax – Earn Incentive

PEBBLES MASSAGE & SPA

Relax and rejuvenate on your lunch break!!  Jada from Pebbles Massage & Spa will be onsite in Council Chambers giving 10 minute chair massages on April 16th from 12:00-2:00. 

Email Windom.Wellness@windommn.com to reserve your time to relax.  Space is limited. First com first serve!

 

Email Questions to:  Windom.wellness@windommn.com or ask a Wellness Committee member.

Committee: Cheryl Lillegaard, Dawn Aamot, Nancy Sajban, Dana Wallace, Drew Hage, Chelsie Carlson

 

2019 Wellness – Planned Activities – Earn Incentive

Here are some of the approved activities that are being planned for the 2019 Wellness Program. As a reminder to earn the $500 VEBA/HSA Incentive you must complete the biometric screening and participate in two activities offered by the Wellness Committee.

The Wellness Committee is busy working out the details.  The dates are tentative and subject to change.  More information to come regarding each activity. 

Hy-Vee Biometric Screening – 1st round – Completed February 22nd
MN State Retirement – Deferred Compensation Seminar – Completed March 5th
Lunch n Learn with Hy-Vee – Scheduled March 19th
Discount Classes/Admission to Windom Area Health Fitness Center – March/April
Fitness Challenge Bingo Board – March
Chair Massages – April
Lunch n Learn with Hy-Vee – April
PERA Seminar – June
Family Swim Night – July
Hy-Vee Biometric Screening – 2nd round – August
Blood Pressure Monitoring – September – November
Food Drive -October
Essential Oils Presentation – October
Estate Planning Presentation – November

Email Questions to:  Windom.wellness@windommn.com or ask a Wellness Committee member.

Committee: Cheryl Lillegaard, Dawn Aamot, Nancy Sajban, Dana Wallace, Drew Hage, Chelsie Carlson

2019 Wellness – March Fitness Challenge – Earn Incentive

March Fitness Challenge

Please take advantage of as many activities as possible for this month. We are encouraging you to try physical activities you maybe haven’t before and have the opportunity to now.

BINGO BOARD – PRINTABLE

Individual goal: To complete as many activities as possible to earn a BINGO! Reminder only ONE ACTIVITY PER DAY will count towards your BINGO card, even if you participate in multiple. We highly encourage you to try as many as you wish though.

Incentive : You must complete a BINGO (vertical, horizontal, and/or diagonal) to meet the minimal requirements for the incentive program.  Please return your completed BINGO BOARD to Chelsie at City Hall by April 5th for participation credit toward 2019 $500 Incentive.

Windom Area Fitness Classes
The drop-in rate per class or facility visit will be $4 for City employees during March and April. The first group class is always free! When attending a class or using a day pass for the facility, let them know you are a City of Windom employee. Daily passes must be obtained during staffed hours 8am-6pm.

For more information on classes visit https://windomareahospital.com/windom-area-health-fitness/

Need a ideas for weight training – check out these workouts on Darebee.com

WAH Fitness Center Calendar

Please take advantage of this opportunity to try something new!

Questions:  Windom.wellness@windommn.com

 

2019 Wellness – Program with Windom Area Health

The Wellness Committee is partnering with Windom Area Health to offer City employees the opportunity to try their facility or group exercise classes during March and April at a discounted rate.  The drop-in rate per class or facility visit will be $4 for City employees during March and April.  The first group class is always free!  When attending a class or using a day pass for the facility, let them know you are a City of Windom employee.

Daily passes must be obtained during staffed hours 8am-6pm. 

Windom Area Health offers a variety of classes.  The March Calendar is linked below.  For more information on classes visit https://windomareahospital.com/windom-area-health-fitness/

WAH Fitness Center Calendar

Please take advantage of this opportunity to try something new!

Questions:  Windom.wellness@windommn.com

 

BCBS – Omada Program-Final Email

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There’s still time to apply.

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