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Human Resources Honors Cardinal Fit Winners

On May 12, the Office of Human Resources and the Wesleyan University Wellness Program hosted a luncheon and awards ceremony for winners of the Cardinal Fit Challenge. The challenge took place Feb. 2 through May 1.

The goal of the 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. This program 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. Winners of the challenge received Fit Bits and additional raffle prizes.

Winners included:
Angela Wong, Ann Staron, Annette Howard, Chris Cruz, Christine Rodrigue, Claudia Wolf, Cookie Quinones, Geralyn Russo, Giulio Gallorati, Ismet Jooma, Jennifer Collingwood, Joyce Topshe, Kathy Burdick, Liz Mainella, Lori Stethers, Natasha Kini, Olga Bookas, Rachel Munafo, Richard Grossman, Sarah Hopkins, Stephen Crescimanno and Steve Formica

Photos of the event are below. (Photos by Dat Vu ’15)

Cardinal Fit reception, May 2015.

Wesleyan Staff Complete “Couch to 5K” Fitness Class

Participants included, from left, Nate Peters, Lisa LaPlant, Sherri Condon, Janice Watson, Mary Kelly, Renee Rasmussen, Beverly Hunter-Daniel, Michele Myers-Brown, Christine Daniels, Heather Minetti, and (not pictured) Tracey Stanley, Roseann Sillasen and Jennifer Enxuto.

“Couch to 5K” participants include, from left, Nate Peters, Lisa LaPlant, Sherri Condon, Janice Watson, Mary Kelly, Renee Rasmussen, Beverly Hunter-Daniel, Michele Myers-Brown and Christine Daniels. Heather Minetti, at right, is Wesleyan’s adult fitness coordinator.

On May 19, Wesleyan Adult Fitness finished its “Couch to 5K” fitness class. During the challenge, all participants successfully completed a 5K event at the Freeman Athletic Center outdoor track.

“Eleven hard working, committed staff took on this personal challenge with the goal of building the endurance and strength necessary to safely complete a 5K event,” said Heather Minetti, adult fitness coordinator. “Congratulations to this very dedicated group of staff.”

Participants included Tracey Stanley, Roseann Sillasen, Jennifer Enxuto, Nate Peters, Lisa LaPlant, Sherri Condon, Janice Watson, Mary Kelly, Renee Rasmussen, Beverly Hunter-Daniel, Michele Myers-Brown and Christine Daniels.

The group began training in March.