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Vermont Employers Honored for Wellness Programs

On March 27, business leaders at 91 Vermont worksites received awards for their onsite efforts to promote physical fitness and a healthy work-life balance. Governor Peter Shumlin, state health commissioner Harry Chen, and Janet Franz, chair of the Vermont Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, presented the awards. More than 300 people attended the […]

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Linking Employee Fitness to Better Business

STATEWIDE, Vt. — Employers throughout Vermont are invited to attend the Vermont Worksite Wellness Conference on March 27, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., at the Sheraton Hotel & Conference Center in Burlington. Vermont business leaders, human resources professionals, and wellness specialists will share ideas for promoting health and fitness on and off the job. Governor […]

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Winter Trails Day is for Every Body: Free Adaptive X-C Ski Lessons on Winter Trails Day, a Nordic Ski Day

On January 11, people who rely on wheelchairs to get around will be able to cross-country ski for free at Rikert Nordic Center in Ripton. It’s Winter Trails Day, a Vermont tradition that encourages beginner skiers to enjoy winter in all its glory with free lessons and passes at Nordic and snowshoe resorts. This year’s […]

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Learn to Ski and Snowboard Lessons Will Get More Vermont Kids Active Outside

Wow, thanks for the great response to Free Ski or Ride Beginner Lessons! The free lessons are filled for this season, but Ski Vermont continues to offer all beginners $29 lift, professional lesson and rentals in January, 2014. Please visit SkiVermont.com/Learn to find more opportunities to learn a snowsport this season.

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Prescription Pads Advise Patients To Exercise

VERMONT PHYSICIANS STATEWIDE SHARE A SINGLE PHRASE TO INCREASE VERMONTERS’ WELLNESS Exercise Is Medicine New Prescription Pads Recommend Physical Activity as Part of Overall Health Message Exercise_Is_Medicine_RX_Pad MONTPELIER, Vt. – As flu clinics canvas the state with preventative shots this season, The Vermont Governor’s Council has a new program intended to boost wellness for Vermonters […]

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