Wellness

2015 Bellin Run Corporate Challenge

Bellin Run

Register today for the 2015 UW-Green Bay Bellin Run Corporate Challenge
Bellin 10K Run/Walk • Green Bay, WI • Saturday, June 13, 2015

Get out and enjoy some fun with co-workers, family and friends by participating in friendly competition and promoting a healthier lifestyle. Employees, students, family and friends are encouraged to sign up to participate as part of the UW-Green Bay Corporate team!

Register as part of the corporate team and enjoy these benefits:
VIP Race Packet Delivery- all registrants’ race packets will be delivered to UW-Green Bay for pick-up the week before the event
A Corporate Challenge custom gift from Bellin and a UW-Green Bay Corporate Challenge T-Shirt if registered by May 1

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

Interested in designing this year’s UW-Green Bay Corporate Challenge t-shirt or training with fellow employees?? Contact the Wellness Committee for more information.

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

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Wellness Newsletter and Upcoming Events

View the February Newsletter!

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The UW-Green Bay Wellness Committee Presents:

What: Wellness Lunch and Learn
Heart Healthy Living

When: Thursday, February 19, 2015
12:15 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Where: Alumni Rooms A/B, University Union

February is Heart Health month. In interest of heart health, this months’ Lunch and Learn is focused on what it means to have a healthy heart and how we can keep it that way. Alex Stenner, student intern with the Kress Events Center, will present on building action steps into everyday habits for the promotion of healthy heart function- not running away from heart disease. Attendees can expect to examine lifestyles, habit, behavior, and immediate options that promote heart health.

Check out the attached newsletter for more on heart health, or visit the American Heart Association website for more news about the heart.

Wellness Newsletter and Upcoming Events

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Click here for the Wellness Committee’s newsletter for the month of January.

 

Upcoming Lunch & Learns:

Resolution to Revolution-  Around this time of year we all like to put our best foot forward.  Most new year’s resolutions revolve around health and fitness, but the biggest question is, where to start?  Join Personal Trainer and Certified Yoga Instructor, Liz Brandt, in an interactive discussion on making your health and fitness goals into a manageable life style.  Liz will help you learn to create a well-balanced fitness routine and answer your burning questions!

Friday, January 23

12:00 – 12:45 p.m.

World Unity A (University Union Room 120)

 

Winter Break Fitness Challenge:

Whether you frequent the Kress or have yet to visit, now is the time to do so while working towards weekly prizes.  All Faculty /Staff have free Unlimited access to the Kress Events Center over the Winter Break time period.

To participate:

  1. Visit the Kress during business hours and check-in at the front desk (campus ID & a second pair of shoes required). Check out the Kress winter break group fitness classes for a new way to spice up your workout and get active!
  2. Ask the front desk attendant for an entry slip for the Faculty/Staff Winter Break Fitness Challenge.
  3. Complete the slip and give back to the front desk attendant to enter for the drawing.
    • You will receive one entry slip each time you visit the Kress during the Winter Break Fitness Challenge.

All entry slips will be compiled by week for entry into a drawing.  Each weekly drawing winner will receive a gift card donated by Massage Envy.

 

 

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Winter Break Fitness Challenge

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Monday, January 5, 2015 – Sunday, January 25, 2015

Whether you frequent the Kress or have yet to visit since the announcement of the Faculty/Staff Free Membership Program, NOW is your time to do so while working towards weekly prizes!

All Faculty/Staff have free UNLIMITED access to the Kress Events Center over the Winter Break time period.

To participate:

  1. Visit the Kress during business hours and check-in at the front desk (campus ID & a second pair of shoes required). Check out the Kress winter break group fitness classes for a new way to spice up your workout and get active!
  2. Ask the front desk attendant for an entry slip for the Faculty/Staff Winter Break Fitness Challenge.
  3. Complete the slip and give back to the front desk attendant to enter for the drawing.
    • You will receive one entry slip each time you visit the Kress during the Winter Break Fitness Challenge.

All entry slips will be compiled by week for entry to a drawing:

DRAWING PERIOD Date of Drawing
1 Mon, 1/5 to Sun, 1/11 Monday, January 12th
2 Mon, 1/12 to Sun, 1/18 Tuesday, January 20th
3 Mon, 1/19 to Sun, 1/25 Monday, January 26th

 

Each weekly drawing winner will receive a gift card donated by Massage Envy!

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Lunch n’ Learn: Zen

When: December 4, 2014
Where: 1965 Room at the University Union
Time: 12:15 – 1:00PM
Facilitator: Raymond Reed Hardy, Ph.D.

Raymond Reed Hardy, Ph.D. is a retired Psychology Professor from St. Norbert College and is an author of four books including: Zen, Zen Master: Practical Zen by an American for Americas (2000) and Zen Student: Remember Live Right Now! (2006).

Festival Foods 7th Annual Turkey Trot

Thursday, November 27, 2014 (Thanksgiving Day)
8:00 a.m.
ShopKo Hall

The Turkey Trot offers two events – a five mile run and a two mile walk – to accommodate participants of all ages and abilities. Registration includes a bib, timing chip (for 5 milers), post-race refreshments, a long sleeved t-shirt and a pumpkin pie! Regular registration is open now through November 19h. The Turkey Trot benefits the Boys & Girls Club and YMCA in communities Festival Foods serves.

Jingle Bell Run

Saturday, December 6, 2014
9:00 a.m.
UW-Green Bay Kress Events Center

The 2014 Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis is a 5K race.  This is a fun, festive, family friendly event!  Put on your reindeer antlers and your running shoes and join us for some holiday cheer. Adult Registration- $25, Youth Registration (12 and under) $15 through November 17th.

Lunch and Learn: A’viands Cooking Demo

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What: Wellness Lunch and Learn
A’viands Cooking Demo
When: Thursday, October 23, 2014
11:30 a.m.  – 12:15 p.m.
Where 1965 Room, University Union
A’viands Wellness Dietitian, Laura Rowell, will be giving a cooking demonstration on how to prepare a healthy local soup and homemade hummus and chips.  Learn about the new foods A’viands is bringing to your table as well as the health benefits that these foods have.  Please come hungry for a light and healthy lunch!  Sign up to attend this unique and informational session, as space is limited.  Lunch will be available for those who attend.
RSVP: Space is limited to the first 20 people who sign up.  To save a spot for this cooking demo, please respond back to the Wellness Committee at wellness@uwgb.edu.

TIAA-CREF Individual Counseling Sessions

TIAA-CREF INDIVIDUAL COUNSELING SESSIONS – November 24-25, 2014

TIAA-CREF is offering individual and confidential counseling sessions where you can discuss your financial situation with a TIAA-CREF consultant.  A representative will be available to help you achieve your financial goals by investing in financial solutions.

Please see the attached flyer for more information about TIAA-CREF sessions at UWGB.   To schedule a consultation with representative Chad Stein, call 1-800-732-8353 Monday through Friday, 7:00am to 7:00pm (central time), or register at www.tiaa-cref.org/letstalk1.

Pink Pumpkin 5K Walk/Run for Cancer

When:     Saturday, October 4, 2014

Where:    NWTC (2740 Mason St. Green Bay)

Packet Pickup / Registration: 4:00-7:00 p.m. Friday, October 3, 8:00-9:45 a.m.

Saturday, October 4, the Walk / Run Start: 10:00 a.m.

*Enter discount code UGBDISC for 10% off registration.


Visit
www.pinkpumpkinwalk.com for more information.