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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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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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