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2017-18 Learn to Ski and Snowboard Package

New this winter, $49 will get 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 is […]

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Apply for a 2018 Worksite Wellness Award

The 2018 Worksite Wellness Award Application is now open! The awards are given out by the Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports on behalf of the Governor of Vermont and are an opportunity for workplaces to be recognized for their commitment to staff wellness.  Please note that there is no funding associated with the award, however, it is […]

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New 2017 Grants For Community Wellness Projects

The Vermont Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness & Sports is seeking proposals to provide funding for the development of new community wellness initiatives, improvement of existing community wellness programs, or collaboration between worksites and community wellness initiatives in Vermont.  The Community Wellness grant provides funding to initiatives that will have an impact on the health […]

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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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