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

Session 1: Inspiring Employee Engagement   PDF
Speaker: Amy Friese, Sports Nutrition Coach, Fearless Nutrition

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 

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

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    
September 28, 2014
October 18, 2014

For more wellness tools and information:

The Fit-Friendly Symposium was locally sponsored by

Snap Fitness     Hays     The Starr Group