“Building A Thriving Community (Workplace)” Michigan Wellness Council Worksite Wellness Meeting – May 11

Michigan Wellness CouncilThis program is pending for 1.5 recertification credit hours toward PHR®, SPHR® and GPHR® recertification through the HR Certification Institute through our partnership with the Best and Brightest programs. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute website at www.hrci.org. 

Date: Wednesday, May 11, 2016 

8:00 am – Registration, continental breakfast and networking
8:30 am – to 10:00 am featuring a presentation by Roy Zuidema, Director of Campus Wellness – Healthy Habits Programming, Calvin College

Presentation Objectives:
As a wellness professional – or maybe someone desiring to implement wellness strategies in your workplace – what would you do if you had a) administrative support for your work, b) the flexibility and authority to control programming, c) a network of wellness ambassadors, d) outstanding facilities, and e) a community of workers with a similar set of values? Welcome to Calvin College! After 25 years providing corporate wellness services in West Michigan, Roy Zuidema took a position at his alma mater as director of “Healthy Habits,” the college’s employee wellness program. This presentation will highlight the successes and challenges of a comprehensive worksite wellness program at a faith-based, academic institution, with emphasis on building a thriving community in the workplace.

$30 advance registration; $35 registration on the day of the event: http://bit.ly/1UVHvK6 OR email rita.patel@michiganwellnesscouncil.org 

University Club of MSU (Henry Center), 3535 Forest Road, Lansing, MI 48910

Michigan Wellness Council (MWC) (http://www.michiganwellnesscouncil.org/) is a nonprofit whose mission is to be the trusted resource and connector for workplace wellness collaboration with the vision to improve health through the successful integration of wellness best practices in the workplace through access to quality resources and forums. Michigan Wellness Council offers regular public group meetings and an annual conference for developing, implementing, and revising worksite wellness programs. Contact: Rita Patel rita.patel@michiganwellnesscouncil.org