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Vermont Employers Honored for Wellness Programs

What: Vermont Worksite Wellness Awards When: March 21, 2018, 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Who: Governor Phil Scott, Health Commissioner Mark Levine and the Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports will present Worksite Wellness Awards to 81 employers Where: DoubleTree by Hilton (previously the Sheraton), 870 Williston Road Burlington Burlington, VT –  On March […]

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2018 Community Wellness Grants Encourage More Physical Activity

More Vermonters are snowshoeing, doing yoga and participating in sports and exercise classes, thanks to $15,000 distributed by The Vermont Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness & Sports. The grants, called Exercise Is Medicine Community Wellness Grants, support local organizations in developing new initiatives for improving health and fitness. The application process is competitive: Of the 14 […]

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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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May is Physical Fitness and Sports Month

I, Philip B. Scott, Governor, do hereby proclaim May 2017 as PHYSICAL FITNESS AND SPORTS MONTH in Vermont. By executive proclamation, Governor Philip B. Scott named May Physical Fitness and Sports month in Vermont to encourage participation in physical activities. And this month, more Vermonters are riding bicycles, walking for exercise and participating in yoga […]

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