Employee Wellness Fair
DON'T LET YOUR HEALTH SCARE YOU!
Join the Employee Wellness Committee and representatives from various internal and external organizations as we tackle a wide array of topics within eight dimensions of wellness.
WHEN: On October 26, 2022, 8am through 1pm
WHERE: Student Memorial Center Reighard Multipurpose Room
WHO: All currently employed faculty and staff members are encouraged to attend!
The below group of represetatives are available for drop-in visits throughout the morning. Please continue to review the list as it is ever-gowing!
Dimension of Wellness
|KPets (Keystone Pet Enhanced Therapy Services)||KPets promotes well-being by sharing the power of human/animal interactions. Volunteers and their canines join the fair from 10am-1pm to "touch lives, warm hearts through human & animal interactions".|
|Map of Meditation & Reflection Points of Interest on Campus||Do you know the scenic areas on and around campus which invite contemplation and serenity? We do! Take a look at a map and photos so you can explore soon!|
|McNairy Library Resource Share||Take a peek at the boo-ountiful resources that await you in McNairy Library as Assistant Professor Stephanie Thompson shares self-care resources available.|
|SEAP (State Employee Assistance Program, provided by OPTUM)||Whether you want to talk about an issue, seek counseling, find legal resources, or get advice about a financial concern, SEAP is a free, confidential program to all State System employees; this includes everyone who lives in your house, as well as your parents, adult children, and siblings regardless of where they live. Learn more about services available to you and your loved ones!|
|ASSP Fire Safety Club||Students from MU's own American Society of Safety Professionals Club will demonstrate proper use of a portable fire extinguisher using the BullsEye Digital Fire Extinguisher Simulator. This training tool senses the user's location and aim and adjusts the simulated fire to represent impact on the fire. Come try your hand at extinguishing the flame!|
|Blue Rock Fire Rescue||Did you know that Thanksgiving is the peak day for home cooking fires, followed by Christmas Day and Christmas Eve? Visit with Blue Rock Fire Rescue to discover holiday fire safety tips, and learn more about becoming a volunteer member of the department.|
|MU Facilities Team||To recycle, or not to recyle, THAT is the question! Mindy Lefever and Kayla Rankin of Facilities will review MU's "Big Four" recycling approach to build your confidence on when to recyle and when to toss it in the trash.|
|Fidelity||Daniel McCarthy of Fidelity, one of PASSHE's tax sheltered annuity providers, will be available to answer general questions regarding Fidelity's services.|
|PSECU||Take a few minutes to meet MU's campus representative, Kristyne Schonhaut, and explore the many benefits - and resources - available with a PSECU partnership.|
|TIAA||Nigel Stearns of TIAA, one of PASSHE's tax sheltered annuity providers, will be available to answer general questions regarding TIAA's services.|
|Managing from the Inside Out||Managing From The Inside Out is a values driven training program, led by Laura Schanz, that will equip Leaders and Managers with the expertise they need to perform at their maximum potential, create an environment where people thrive, and chart a course for your organization’s future success. Materials from this program will be shared during the Wellness Fair.|
|Office Ergonomics||Witness "Albert Spinestein" demonstrate proper office ergonomics.|
Although blood donations will not be collected during this event (unless Dracula shows), Charles Connon of the Lancaster General Health Suburban Pavilion joins us to discuss local donation services.
|Breast Cancer Awareness||
Tina Piascinski RTRM, mammography lead and breast care navigator for Women’s Imaging at Ephrata Cancer Center, will share visual aids useful in recognizing changes in the breast as well as perform breast cancer risk assessments, explain types of imaging, and assist with scheduling mammogram screenings.
Casandra Miller (that's Casandra with one "s", not 2!), our Employee Benefits Manager, will be on-site from 8am-11am to answer your benefit questions.
With 33 years of Highmark experience, Steve Bitner intends to share preventative health schedules and benefit coverage grids as well as introduce Well360 Motion, a virtual physical health program recently implemented by PASSHE.
Homefields Care Farm is Lancaster County’s longest-running community-supported agriculture program and has created vocational and volunteer opportunities for hundreds of people who have different abilities or barriers to traditional employment. They've provided over 300 varieties of fresh fruit and vegetables to local families for over 20 years.
|Lancaster Farm Fresh Cooperative||
With over 100 local member farms, Lancaster Farm Fresh Cooperative will present farm share options available.
|Livengood Family Farm LLC||
A Lancaster family farm committed to regenerative agriculture, Livengood Family Farm will present farm share options available.
No tricks here! Allow the Employee Wellness Committee to treat you to a 10 minute chair massage provided by "Massage on the Go"!
REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AS LIMITED TIMESLOTS ARE AVAILABLE.
|MU Health Services/ Wehrheim School of Nursing||
Halloween thrills have you on the edge of your seat? Visions of flu seasons past dancing through your skull?
Visit the Health Services and Wehrheim School of Nursing teams to check your blood pressure and/or receive a flu shot!
|Nutrition-Focused Inflammation Reduction||
Emily E. Biever, MS, RD, LDN, CPT and clinical oncology dietitian for the Wellspan Ephrata Cancer Center and Wellspan Sechler Family Cancer Center, will focus our attention on reducing inflammation through nutrition to reduce the risk for cancer and other diseases.
Visit Orangetheory Fitness to hear more about membership services.
|Power Train Sports & Fitness||
Meet Cody Shaub of Power Train Sports & Fitness to explore membership services.
|SMC Rec Center||
Q - What starts with Halloween and ends with the New Year?
A - The season of holiday indulgence...wrapped in bad eating!
Begin the season with a plan to "hit the gym" after hearing more about the many amenities available to employees for FREE!
|University Police||Meet Sgt. Cummins and his officers as they share driver and pedestrian safety information and highlight Domestic Violence Awareness Month and Pink Patch Project breast cancer awareness initiatives.|
|Lancaster Young Professionals||Connect with Lancaster Young Professionals to hear more about how they are cultivating emerging leaders to ensure a prosperous Lancaster County.|
|Millersville University Business Associates (MUBA)||MUBA is and employee group organized and operated exclusively for charitable, educational, and social purposes. Virginia Brooks and fellow members will share the benefits of MUBA membership.|