March is Nutrition Month
Fueling your body with the right foods is the key to successful weight management and your overall health. Wellness Works is offering a series of activities to help you learn how you can fuel up efficiently so that you can go further with food. Sign up for any or all of the following activities here Opens a New Window. .
Chef Larry will serve nutritional information as well as tasty samples at these food demos.
A Healthy, New You
March 20 | 12:00-12:30 pm
222 E. Javelina
Ancient Grains for a Modern World
March 22 | 12:00-12:30 pm
222. N. Central Ave. | Floor 1A | Seminar Rooms 1 & 2
Celebrity Chef Doreen Colondres will serve nutritional information as well as tasty samples at this celebrity chef event.
March 21 | 12:00-1:00 pm
2801 W. Durango | Dreamy Draw Conf. Rm.
Chef Doreen Colondres' mission is to show others that Hispanic food is flavorful and diverse and that cooking is relaxing, healthy, and most importantly fun!
A leading figure in today’s “Cocina Latina” movement and an expert in a range of Hispanic cooking, Doreen is determined to revolutionize the way the world approaches food, cooking, and eating habits. As a fresh food advocate with a passion to educate, Doreen’s easy approach and vibrant personality have helped her become a “people’s chef.” When Doreen isn’t experimenting in the kitchen, she’s either traveling abroad consulting for international companies, or is on-air hosting cooking shows on Fox’s Utilisima Network.
March 28 | 12:00-12:30 pm
Nutrition information can be really confusing. Join Taylor Aasand, Registered Dietician Nutritionist, and Jordan Smith, Wellness Supervisor for the webinar, Nutrition Myths & Misconceptions.
- Popular nutrition myths of 2018
- Where to find accurate nutrition information
- And more...
April is Bike Month
Bike Month is an opportunity to celebrate the unique power of the bicycle and the many reasons to ride. Our Lunch and Learns will give you tips to prepare for Bike to Work Day on April 18, and our webinar will give you resources to commute regularly. Register for each of the activities below. Register for the April 18 Bike to Work Ride here Opens a New Window. .
Cycling 101 Lunch and Learns
April 2 | 12:00-12:30 pm
2901 W. Durango St. | Four Peaks Conference Rm.
April 5 | 12:00-12:30 pm
301 W. Jefferson | 2nd Floor | Test Rooms A & B
Jan Hertzfeld, fitness coordinator, and Karl Rockwell, senior engineer will teach you:
- Bike safety
- Basic bike maintenance
- Health benefits of cycling
- Conditioning exercises for cyclists
- And more
Bring your own lunch and be ready to learn! You will be entered into a raffle to win a Wellness Works swag bag. Register here for the webinar.
Conquering Your Commute Webinar
April 25 | 12:00-12:30 pm
Valley Metro’s Suzanne Day, and Jordan Smith, Maricopa County’s wellness supervisor, will help you conquer your commute. Learn commuting tips and:
- How to plan a trip
- Incentives for travel reduction
- Helpful tools and resources
Register here for the webinar Opens a New Window. . After the webinar participate in a post-survey and receive a Bike Month t-shirt.
Employees are encouraged to participate on non-paid time and coordinate coverage, as necessary, with their supervisor.