Wellness Tips, Vendors at Cardinal Fit Kick-Off

Human Resources hosted a Wellness Program Kick-Off event for faculty and staff May 3 in the Freeman Athletic Center. Participants learned about the Wesleyan Incentive Points Program, entered their name in a raffle, got a free chair massage and met representatives from more than a dozen vendors.

The mission of the Cardinal Fit - Wesleyan University Wellness Program is to establish a work environment that encourages faculty, staff and their families to take responsibility for their physical and mental well-being through health awareness and healthy lifestyles.

Cardinal Fit supports a comprehensive approach to decreasing the incidence, duration and severity of preventable illnesses and disease by promoting educational opportunities, wellness activities and self-improvement.

Chris Cruz, safety coordinator for Physical Plant-Facilities, spoke to Wellness Program attendees about proper ergonomics.

Wesleyan employees will be rewarded for participating in health improvement programs and completing various milestones. Members of the Cardinal Fit Committee are Olga Bookas, Sherri Condon, Mike Conte, Tom DiMauro, Meghan Fay, Kris McQueeney, Pat Melley, Heather Minetti , Amy Walsh and Joyce Walter.

For more information about Cardinal Fit – the Wesleyan Wellness Program, visit the wellness web site.