We’ll meet Tuesday, January 29th in CSU 204 from 12 pm to 1 pm to discuss. Don’t forget to bring your lunch!
Mt. Kato Night, Friday, February 8th
Bring the family out for a night of fun on the slopes. Please send name, number attending, contact info, rental needs and a check made out to MSU Wellness and send to Graham Prather WA 336 by January 31st to be eligible for the group rate. Unfortunately, late registration will not be available.
Lift tickets $14,
Ski or snowboard rental $13,
Beginner lessons $3,
Snowblade rental $25 (prices are per person for all ages).
Arrive between 4 pm and 6 pm and check in at the MSU table just inside the chalet to pick up your lift tickets. Mt. Kato closes at 10 pm.
Bonus: Every employee who registers will be entered into a drawing to win a pair of lift tickets to be used at anytime during this ski season. Need not be present to win.
Mondays from Noon to 1pm with group leader Robin Hattey. These meetings will begin Monday, February 18th and run for 15 weeks at a cost of $180.
Leader Toya Schmidtke (one of Minnesota State Mankato own employees)
Meetings will be held in Carkoski Commons Conference room inside of room #100, on Tuesdays, starting February 26th at 4:30pm and will run for 17 weeks.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested or have any questions and please pass this on to anyone who you think might be interested!
Employee Wellness Committee Meeting, February 29th 1:30-2:30 pm CSU 202
Open to those with an interest in promoting employee wellness at MSU, Mankato.
We welcome you to join us with your suggestions, ideas and feedback.
Don’t have time to attend but have a great idea, send me an email and we’ll be happy to discuss.
Mt. Kato Family Ski Night Saturday March 1st
March Madness at Mt. Kato is a great deal for you and your family.
Please send registration form , including contact info, rental needs, signed waiver forms for each individual and a check made out to MSU Wellness to Graham Prather WA 336 by February 25th to be eligible for the group rate.
The Wellness Program is sponsoring an intramural team here on campus.
We'll pick up the $30 registration fee.
We need at least 10 (5 of which need to be women, co-ed rules).
To register email email@example.com by March 23rd, please include approximate afternoon availability (our games will likely be at 5 pm or later because of work schedules)
An Ounce of Prevention and a Pound of Cure: The Three D's of Identity Theft Protection
April 3rd 12:00-1:00 pm in CSU 201
Don't be a con artist's dream! Learn what can be done to protect yourself from identity theft and what to do if it happens to you.
LSS FCS is celebrating their 20th anniversary of serving Minnesota residents with confidential budgeting and debt management services, credit report reviews, housing counseling, financial literacy and educational presentations.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org by March 30th if you plan on attending, bring a friend and don't forget your lunch.
Stress Reduction: Tried and True Behavioral Self-Management Techniques
April 10th 12:00-1:00 pm in CSU 203
Stressing with work or school? Wondering when you'll ever find the time to get things done? Does loss of sleep hinder your productivity? This presentation will explain simple, yet powerful, techniques to help deal with issues of anxiety, stress, sleep deprivation, and time management.
All techniques are supported with empirically-based research in behavioral psychology.
The Minnesota State University, Mankato Employee Wellness Committee’s three-week health challenge, Groove Your Health, begins on April 4th. This year’s challenge will focus on physical activity, diet, and sleep. All MSU faculty and staff are invited to take part in this exciting program.
Everyone who participates will be invited to a free lunch reception in CSU 253-255 on Friday, April 25th from 11:30 am-12:30 pm, where awards and over 100 door prizes will be handed out from 12:30-1:00pm.
Make sure to climb the stairs, exercise during your lunch hour, and hold walking meetings so that you may end up with a groovy prize!
Groove your Health participants will keep track of their total daily minutes of activity, water consumption, servings of fruits, vegetables, and fiber, and hours of sleep. Each week, participants will report their points to their team captain. The average points of each team will be posted on the Wellness website weekly.
Two opportunities for bonus points will be available each week. One will be a habit, such as not drinking pop. The second will be to attend at least one Wellness Committee event during the week that will be posted on our website and sent out via email to team captains.
Get 3-8 people together and form a team! If you do not have a team, we will help you find one.
Two introductory classes to Pilates will be offered to employees.
Taught by instructor Elizabeth Harsma, cost is only $2 per class.
Please wear comfortable clothes, and we'll provide the rest
Family Climbing Tower Afternoon
Friday, April 18th
(Original times published have changed to 4:30-6:30 and it is no longer 4-7 pm.)
Bring yourself and family (ages 10 and up ) out to the MSU ropes course (Near the Andreas Observatory, behind Gage Hall) for an afternoon on the climbing tower, Friday, April 18th stop by between 4:30-6:30.
Parking is available near the ropes course for participants.
No need to sign in for this one, just hand in your liability form(s) to the instructor.
You don’t have to be participating in the “Groove Your Health” team challenge to come.
Bike to Work Day
April 22, 2008
Meet at the fountain at 4:30pm
Meet fellow commuters
Healthy Cooking Demo
April 24th - 12-1pm
Learn healthful tips on how to modify recipes to make them lower in fat and calories in both cooking and baking. There will be quick and easy meal demonstrations with available samples to try. Join us to discuss some fast and lean meal ideas and also how to stock your kitchen for quick meals.
To register a team, have only the team captain email email@example.com with a list of team members, a team name, and a username and password for your team (in order to access the Y’s website) no later than noon on Thursday April 24th.
We’ll be competing against other business in Mankato…