SAVE THE DATE - Alumni Gym Open House - 12/5 & 12/6
Friday, December 5th from 12 PM - 8 PM and Saturday, December 6th from 9 AM – 2 PM. Work out in Zimmerman Fitness Center, try out a select FLIP fitness class, talk to Personal Trainers, participate in free fitness clinics or take a guided tour of Zimmerman Fitness Center. Plus, enter to win exciting prizes! More information can be found here plus click here for the fitness schedule.
FREE Health Screenings - 12/4 & 12/11
Don't miss a chance to get your blood pressure, cholesterol, glucose, Body Mass Index, and waist circumference checked at an upcoming biometric screening event. Open to all employees even if you've been screened in previous years. A limited number of appointments remain available at '53 Commons (12/4) & DHMC (12/11). Receive a free reusable lunch bag for participating (if you haven't already). Register for your 15-minute appointment here.
Stay Connected with Wellness at Dartmouth - like us on Facebook!
Wellness at Dartmouth is on Facebook! Like us to connect to events, programs, resources, healthy tips, recipes, and more! Even if you don't have a Facebook page, you can still view our page and see our postings. Please note, Wellness at Dartmouth will be taking a break from posting regularly on Facebook until after the new year. Stay tuned for new health and wellness tips and healthy recipes to help you make the most of 2015!
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Last Updated: 6/21/13