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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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Win Smith of Sugarbush Recognized as Wellness Leader

  The Vermont Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports selected Win Smith, resident of Shelburne and Warren, Vermont, and principal owner and president of Sugarbush Resort, to receive the 2017 Vermont Wellness Leadership award. Smith accepted the award at the Vermont Worksite Wellness Conference on March 23 in Burlington. Lori Smith (no relation), owner […]

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Registration Open for Vermont’s 2017 Worksite Wellness Conference

Registration for the 2017 Worksite Wellness Conference is now open! The Vermont Department of Health is again partnering with the Governor’s Council of Physical Fitness and Sports to host the annual Worksite Wellness Conference on March 23rd, 2017 at the Sheraton Hotel and Conference Center in Burlington. The conference brings together over 400 business leaders, human resources […]

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Learn to Ski & Snowboard 2017

Young Vermonters find a new way to love winter in Vermont What can $20 get you these days? How about a beginner ski or snowboard lesson for a Vermont child, including rentals and a lift ticket? This past January, the Vermont Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports sponsored 300 Vermont children with $20 beginner packages […]

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