|Cancer remains the second most common cause of death in the US, accounting for nearly 1 of every 4 deaths. The American Cancer Society leads the search for cancer’s causes and cures and helps save lives!
Come to the Relay for Life kickoff meeting to learn more about the event and how you can form a team and be part of the Relay.
|What:||Relay for Life Kick off informational session|
|When:||Monday, December 2nd
5 – 5:30 p.m.
|Where:||the Mauthe Center|
|This informational session will inform you about UW Green Bay’s Relay being held on Friday, April 26, 2014. Can’t make it? Watch the Wellness Committee website for further information.|
Katherine started on October 28, 2013, as an International Recruitment Specialist. Prior to starting at UW-Green Bay she worked in Wuhan, China, at Central China Normal University for two years. She graduated from Augustana College and earned a BA in Asian Studies. Her hometown is Libertyville, Illinois.
|What:||Healthy Holiday Choices Potluck|
|When:||Tuesday, December 3, 2013
12 – 1 p.m.
|Where:||University Union, Phoenix C|
|DID YOU KNOW?
The average American holiday dinner is loaded with 3000 calories and 229g of fat. By swapping more traditional foods for healthier ones, you can drop this consumption significantly while also getting more vital nutrients out of your meal. Join your co-workers and share a healthy version of your holiday favorites! Visit the websites below to gather some ideas on what to bring and how to shift your holiday menu to cut down on unnecessary calories! Please feel free to sign up for a menu item and/or send us a copy of your recipe so we can share with all who attend.
** Silverware, plates, napkins, cups and water will be provided.
Tips and Tricks for Healthy Eating this Holiday Season
Visit the Wellness Committee website for information on other wellness topics, newsletters, and upcoming events!
|What:||Wellness Lunch and Learn
Okinawan Diet and Lifestyle
|When:||Tuesday, November 19, 2013
12 – 12:40 p.m.
|Dr. Akishi Oshita from of Cornerstone Chiropractic will be giving a nutrition and lifestyle presentation on the Okinawan Diet. This people of Okinawa Japan have some of the longest life expectancy in the world. In addition, Okinawans have very low rates of cancer in comparison to Americans. Dr. Aki who is originally from Japan, will be discussing this diet and lifestyle. Visit the Wellness Committee website for information on other wellness topics, newsletters, and upcoming events!|
Fidelity Investments is offering individual counseling sessions where you can confidentially discuss your financial situation with a Fidelity representative. During consultations, participants can review their current retirement plan and investment strategy, as well as discuss ways in which Fidelity can help along the road to retirement.
David Eichler, Fidelity Planning & Guidance Consultant will be coming to campus on:
Monday, December 16th, 2013
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
University Union, Manistique Room, #101C
To schedule a confidential consultation with your Fidelity Investments representative, David Eichler, call 1-800-642-7131 or go to www.fidelity.com/atwork/reservations.
TIAA-CREF is offering individual and confidential counseling sessions on November 25th and 26th where you can discuss your financial situation with a TIAA-CREF consultant. They will be available to help you achieve your financial goals by investing in financial solutions.
Please click on the above link to see the attached flyer for more information about TIAA-CREF sessions at UWGB. To schedule a consultation with representative Chad Stein, call 1-866-843-5640 Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 8:00pm (EST), or register at www.tiaa-cref.org/letstalk1.
Scott Schewe, representative from WDC, will be available to meet individually with employees regarding their current WDC enrollment and for those interested in learning more about the program and planning for retirement by investing before tax dollars. Please see the links for more information about WDC’s Program highlights and new options.
When: Monday; December 9, 2013; 8:00 am to 4:00 pm<a
Where: University Union Building, Heritage Room #232
You can schedule an individual session with Scott Schewe by emailing him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Investing in Health Lunch n’ Learn|
|When:||Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013
11 a.m. Registration & Networking
11:30 a.m. Lunch Served
12 p.m. Presentation
1 p.m. Conclusion
|Where:||Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center
1315 Lime Kiln Rd
Green Bay, WI 54311
|Fee:||$15 Members of Current
$20 Nonmembers of Current
Free with 2013 Lunch n’ Learn or All-Inclusive Events Package – Learn More
|Menu:||Sliced roast pork, garlic and rosemary roasted potatoes, fresh blend of vegetables, blueberry/cranberry walnut tossed spring mix salad with vinaigrette dressing and coffee/water.|
There is a 96-hour cancellation policy for this event.
|Investing in health: Why it matters to you, your company and your community
Where we live, learn, work and play impacts our health. By investing in health – personally, at work and in the community – we not only prevent disease, but also save dollars, strengthen businesses and improve quality of life in our community. Join Jen Van Den Elzen, director of Live54218, to learn about five key behaviors that affect your health and successful strategies for creating a worksite and a community that support you in living a long and healthy life!
|About the Speaker|
|Jennifer Van Den Elzen
Jen Van Den Elzen earned degrees in biology and Spanish at UW-Eau Claire before moving to Atlanta to pursue her master’s degree in public health at Emory University. After working for two years in the field of community health and behavior change research in Latin America, Jen returned to Wisconsin.
She is dedicated to community-based obesity prevention and believes strongly in coordinating our efforts across the state for the maximum positive impact throughout Wisconsin.
Jen spent two years as the health educator and obesity prevention coalition coordinator for Outagamie County Public Health before serving in her current position as the director of Live54218, Brown County’s Healthy Eating, Active Living Movement.
Patricia Leary started as a USA2 on October 28, 2013, in Counseling and Health. She was previously an LTE for the Institute for Learning Partnership for five years. She volunteers for the Mit Liebe German Shepherd Dog Rescue and the Nicolet Dog Club. She is from Wiesbaden, Germany, and therefore is bilingual. Patricia is married and has two sons.