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Governor Proclaims May Physical Fitness and Sports Month

Governor Philip B. Scott, joined by Jennifer Butsch,  Anna Coon, Sierra Martin, Dr. Mark Levine, Emily Park, and Janet Franz, declared May Physical Fitness and Sports Month in Vermont, encouraging Vermonters to be active this spring. He will sign the proclamation on May 10, 9:30 a.m. in the Governor’s Ceremonial Office at the State House. Health […]

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Vermont Employers Honored for Wellness Programs

On March 21, Business owners, CEOs, company presidents and human resources directors from 81 Vermont worksites received awards for their onsite efforts to promote physical fitness and a healthy work-life balance. Governor Phil Scott, state health commissioner Mark Levine, and Janet Franz, chair of the Vermont Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, presented the […]

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2018 Community Wellness Grants Encourage More Physical Activity

The grants are guided by the principles of Exercise is Medicine (EIM), a global health initiative led by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). EIM is committed to the belief that physical activity plays an integral role in the prevention, treatment and management of chronic diseases and should therefore be considered and promoted as a […]

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2017-18 Learn to Ski and Snowboard Package

New this winter, $49 will get a Vermont child three full days on the mountain with a beginner ski or snowboard lesson, lift ticket and rentals! Thanks to the Vermont Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, 125 Vermont children will be able to redeem Ski Vermont’s Take 3 Beginner Package. The subsidized $49 package […]

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Central Vermont Medical Center Praised For Supporting Worksite Wellness

Central Vermont Medical Center broke its own record for employee participation in a wellness event, with 501 employees running or walking the Vermont Corporate Cup Challenge and State Agency Race. The hospital, part of The University of Vermont Health Network, annually pays employees’ race entry fees, encourages them to train together in a “Couch to […]

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