Milwaukee Fit-Friendly Symposium

Updated:Mar 3,2014

My Heart My LifeThe Milwaukee Fit-Friendly Symposium was held February 25, 2014 at Manpower Group Headquarters.  The symposium was about creating a culture of health in the workplace.

Presentations from the symposium:

Welcome & Opening Remarks: Fit-Friendly Program  PDF
Speaker: David Carpenter, President, Chr. Hansen, 2014 Milwaukee Heart Walk Chair

Keynote: Creating a Culture of Health  PDF
Speaker: Dr. Steven Aldana, CEO of Wellsteps, Author of Culture Clash
Website: WellSteps.com

Session 1: Inspiring Employee Engagement   PDF
Speaker: Amy Friese, Sports Nutrition Coach, Fearless Nutrition
Website: www.fearlessnutritionllc.com

Session 2: Advancing Proper Nutrition in the Workplace
"Choose To Eat Healthy: Changing Culture at Froedtert and The Medical College of Wisconsin"   PDF
Kathy Menard-Rothe, MS, Froedtert and The Medical College of Wisconsin Wellness Manager
Patti Cobb, Chief Clinical Dietitian, Froedtert Hospital

"Nutrition Initiatives"   PDF
Helwig Carbon Products, Inc.

Session 3: Using On-Site Clinics to Jumpstart Your Wellness Plan
"Using On-Site Clinics to Jumpstart Your Wellness Plan"  PDF
Speaker: Sara Hames, Vice President, Hays Companies of Wisconsin 
Website: www.hayscompanies.com 

Session 4: Wellness Operational Planning For Long-Term Impact
"Wellness Operational Planning for Long Term Impact"   PDF
Speaker: Gail Bennett, Director, Well City Milwaukee
Handouts:
"Wellness Operational Planning"   PDF
"Operational Plan Template 1"   DOC
"Operational Plan Template 2"   DOC
"Operational Plan Template 3"   DOC
Website: www.wellcitymilwaukee.org

If you attended the symposium, but have not completed our event evaluation survey, please do so to help us plan for next year!.

Congratulations to the 2013 Awardees
: 2013 Wisconsin Fit-Friendly Worksite Awardees

Register your worksite for Fit-Friendly Worksite Recognition online!   
Our next Fit-Friendly application and renewal deadline is April 1, 2014. 

Southeast Wisconsin Heart Walks
May 17, 2014              www.washingtoncountyheartwalk.org
September 28, 2014 www.milwaukeeheartwalk.org
October 18, 2014       www.racine-kenoshaheartwalk.org

For more wellness tools and information: www.Startwalkingnow.org


The Fit-Friendly Symposium was locally sponsored by

Snap Fitness     Hays     The Starr Group