2013 Bellin Run Corporate Challenge

As a reminder– participants must register by Wednesday, May 1st to receive the early registration gift and participate in VIP race packet delivery.

Register today to enjoy these benefits!

Get out and enjoy some fun with co-workers, friends, and family!

Register today for the UW-Green Bay Corporate Challenge!

Bellin 10K Run/Walk • Green Bay, WI • Saturday, June 8, 2013

Participate in friendly competition while promoting a healthier lifestyle! Employees, friends and family are all encouraged to participate as part of the UW-Green Bay Corporate Challenge.

Register today and enjoy the benefits:

  • VIP Race Packet Delivery – all registrants’ race packets will be delivered to UW-Green Bay for pick-up the week before the event
  • an early registration gift – if registered by Wednesday, May 1
  • entry for additional prizes donated by UW-Green Bay’s Wellness Committee.

When registering, please use Team Name: UW-Green Bay, Team Password: 840

Visit the UW-Green Bay Bellin Run website for information on registration.

“Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.”

UWGB Wellness Committee: Reminders and Newsletter

Interested in Open Gym basketball?  Hoops Basketball Open Gym is held every Thursday evening at the Kress Events Center.  Contact Scott Berg for times and further information.

Submit your team today for the “Step Into Spring” Challenge! Sign up by Monday, April 1st to start logging your activities!

Register today for the Bellin Run Corporate Challenge and start your training today.

Visit the Wellness Committee website for further information and newsletters.

16th Annual Phoenix 5K X-C Fundraiser

Get out and enjoy some fun with co-workers, friends, and family! Participate in friendly competition while gearing up and preparation for the Bellin Runon June 8, 2013.  Employees, friends and family are all encouraged to participate.Complete a registration form to register today for the 16th Annual Phoenix 5K X-C Fundraiser
When: Saturday, April 20, 2013
10:00am:  ½ mile kiddie run
10:15am:  5K starts at (immediately following the kid’s run)
Where: Kress Events Center
Entry Fee: $20 pre-registered runners ($25 on race day)
$15 pre-registered UW-Green Bay students & staff ($20 on race day)
$7 pre-registered Kiddie run ($10 on race day)
Pre-register by: Sunday, April 14, 2013
  • All proceeds will benefit the Green Bay Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Programs.
  • Chance to win many fabulous door prizes!
  • Silent Auction: Packer Football
  • 50-50 Raffle

 “Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.”

Health Risk Assessment-Biometric Screening Event

The UW-Green Bay Wellness Committee Presents:

What:                                Health Risk Assessment-Biometric Screening Event
(See below for incentive details!)

When:                               Monday, April 29th
8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Where:                              Phoenix Rooms A & B, University Union

Who can Participate:       Member employees, spouses/domestic partners, and adult�
children enrolled in United HealthCare NE health insurance plan

How to Participate:          Pre-Registration is required!
Register at https://register.wellness-inc.com/index/registration-key
(Code St-88021-3)

Deadline to Register:      Friday, April 12, 2013

The State of Wisconsin health insurance plans are all offering Health Risk Assessments this year as a wellness initiative. By completing  a Health Risk Assessment (online questionnaire and a biometric screening) you are given results and tools to help you understand and potentially improve your health.  We can always work to improve the quality of our lives through health and wellness!

For United HealthCare NE, the biometric screening will consist of:

  • Blood Pressure
  • Body Mass Index
  • Glucose (Fingerstick)
  • Cholesterol Level (Fingerstick)

*For best results, it is recommended that the tests are taken under fasting conditions (no food for 12 hours prior to tests).

United HealthCare NE is offering a $75 gift card incentive for completing the Health Risk Assessment.

Details on the Health Risk Assessment and incentive can be found on United HealthCare’s website:  http://www.uhc.com/health_and_wellness/tools_calculators/online_health_assessment.htm

Please see the United Health Care flyer for additional information and direct any questions to Kimberly Danielson (920) 465-2196 or danielsk@uwgb.edu.

“Step into Spring” Challenge

 

Step 1: Create a Team consisting of 3-5 members. E-mail the list of members to danielsk@uwgb.edu.

Step 2: Register of the American Heart Association MyStart! website to log your activity.

Step 3: Participate! Log your activities throughout the month of April on the MyStart! website.

Step 4: Earn Incentives! Weekly drawings will be held for participants logging their activities. At the end of the competition, the team with the most miles logged will win a 360° of Wellness T-shirt! Continue logging your activities after Tuesday, April 30 for future drawings and incentives.

See the Informational flyer on how to sign up and compete today!

If you have any questions, please contact hr@uwgb.edu.

Wellness Committee: 2013 Bellin Run

Get out and enjoy some fun with co-workers, friends, and family!

Register today for the UW-Green Bay Corporate Challenge!

Bellin 10K Run/Walk • Green Bay, WI • Saturday, June 8, 2013

Participate in friendly competition while promoting a healthier lifestyle! Employees, friends and family are all encouraged to participate as part of the UW-Green Bay Corporate Challenge.

Register today and enjoy the benefits:

  • VIP Race Packet Delivery – all registrants’ race packets will be delivered to UW-Green Bay for pick-up the week before the event
  • an early registration gift – if registered by Wednesday, May 1
  • entry for additional prizes donated by UW-Green Bay’s Wellness Committee.

When registering, please use Team Name: UW-Green Bay, Team Password: 840

Visit the UW-Green Bay Bellin Run website for information on registration.

Join us for a Lunch and Learn to hear more about the Bellin 10 K, and receive helpful hints on registration, training, and other aspects of the run from Assistant Race Director, Linda Maxwell.

When:                 Friday, March 22, 12:10 – 1 p.m.

Where:               University Union, 1965 Room

“Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.”

Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS)

This message is for Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS) Employees

The Department of Employee Trust Funds (ETF) has published an Employer Bulletin listing free public presentations in March and April regarding the Wisconsin Retirement System.  Topics include:

  • Calculating retirement benefits
  • Annuity options
  • Separation benefits
  • Taxes
  • Survivor benefits
  • Health and life insurance benefits

Presentations are scheduled for Appleton, Eau Claire, Hayward, Janesville, La Crosse, Marinette, Middleton/Madison, Pewaukee, Racine and Wausau.

Link to Bulletin:  http://etf.wi.gov/employers/bulletins_all/eba20130220.pdf

Wellness Committee Events

GO RED! for Women’s Heart Health Week

  • Wednesday, January 30
    • 12:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. : A’viands Cooking Demo- find out about heart healthy meals. Leona Cloud Commons
  • Thursday, January 31- National wear RED day!
    • 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. : Go RED! concourse poker walk
    • Compete to win great prizes. Register in Student Life Office (UU 150)
    • Learn more about the UW-Green Bay Wellness Program
  • Friday, February 1
    • Blood pressure checks provided by health services at Go RED! booth in University Union

 

A Healthy Countdown to Spring Break

  • First Meeting: Monday, February 4 at 6:30 p.m., KEC Poolside Room
  • Weekly workouts:
    • Every Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 2/6 – 3/14 at 6:30 p.m.
      • Focusing on muscular strength/endurance,  cardiovascular fitness, flexibility and pre/post workout nutrition
      • Prizes:
        • There will be weekly incentives
        • A t-shirt will be given to everyone who participates
        • Enter to win the grand prize of an iPod Shuffle

Keeping Children Safe, Executive Order 54 In-person Training Sessions

Two additional Keeping Children Safe, Executive Order 54 in-person training sessions will be offered this month in the University Union, Phoenix Rooms A & B.

  • Tuesday, October 23rd at 10:00 to 10:30 a.m.
  • Tuesday, October 30th at 2:30 to 3:00 p.m.

If you would like to attend one of these training sessions, please RSVP to hr@uwgb.edu by Monday, October 22nd.  All employees (including student employees, limited term employees, etc.) are welcome to attend.

Employees may either complete online training (details below), or attend an in-person training session on “Keeping Children Safe, Executive Order 54.” The target date for completion is November 30, 2012.

Please contact Human Resources at hr@uwgb.edu or ext. 2390 if you have any questions.

Benefits Open Lab Sessions

This year we will be offering Benefits Open Lab Sessions.  Stop by any of the following open lab sessions to ask benefits questions, learn more about 2013 benefits changes, and receive assistance with the E-Benefits enrollment program.

Open Lab Sessions:

Date: Wednesday, Oct. 10th
Time: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Location:  Lab Sciences 102

Date: Friday, Oct. 12th
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Location:  Lab Sciences 102

Date:  Tuesday, Oct. 16th
Time: 2:00 p.m. –  3:00 p.m.
Location:  IS 1129A

Date:  Thursday, Oct. 18th
Time:  10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Location:  Lab Sciences 102

Date:  Monday, Oct. 22nd
Time:  1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Location:  Lab Sciences 102

Date:  Wednesday, Oct. 24th
Time:  9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Location:  Lab Sciences 102

Date:  Tuesday, Oct. 30th
Time:  2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Location:  IS 1004