Creating a Culture of Health for the Midlands
Worksite Wellness Workshop will help local businesses get fit
COLUMBIA, SC - July 23, 2012 - More than 16 million people are searching online for health and wellness information, but integrating personal fitness goals and today’s busy work schedules into a workplace environment is not always easy.
The American Heart Association and
Providence Hospitals have partnered to help local businesses create a
culture of health by hosting a Worksite Wellness Workshop on Wednesday,
July 25 at the Midlands Technical College, Northeast Campus Auditorium
from 8:00 to 11:00 a.m.
“This year’s symposium is focused on getting your company Fit-Friendly: starting a wellness program, walking program at work, revamping your vending machine/cafeteria, onsite healthcare and going smoke free,” said Sara Schueneman , Vice President of Development for the American Heart Association.
In addition to breakfast and breakout sessions, a panel of experts will discuss selecting a wellness vendor and using online and mobile technology to manage employee participation. Attendees will learn how to empower all size corporations to create a healthier environment for their employees and to improve their bottom line, ways to improve the quality and cost-effectiveness of their workplace wellness programs and simple solutions to improve the overall health and wellness of their employees. Guest speakers include Dr. Larry Durstine of the University of South Carolina, Joy Brooks and Dr. Katy Wynne from SC DHEC, Barbara Kelly of BlueCross and BlueShield, Lee Allyson Thompson of the City of Columbia, Carmen Wilson of Providence Hospitals and Andrea Cooper of Comporium. Human Resource Managers and Wellness Coordinators are encouraged to attend.
This program has been approved for 2.5 (General) recertification credit hours toward PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute.
To register for this free event or for more information, call 803-806-3092.