On Monday, February 17th, the St. Petersburg Gibbs campus joined Provost Dr. Karen Kaufman-White for a one-mile walk throughout the campus. Aproximately 75 employees and students started their day off “on the right foot.”
SP/G employees were encouraged to bring their sneakers, wear the color red, and join the early morning stroll. St Petersburg Collegiate High School made the walk a priority for all students. This event was an excellent wellness collaboration between SPC employees and students.
This annual walk was in support of the American Heart Association’s Heart Month. February is dedicated to raising awareness to our nation’s #1 leading cause of death, Heart Disease. The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention and the American Heart Association encourage a healthy lifestyle that includes regular physical activity and proper nutrition to help prevent the onset of this disease.
Mary Wall, Senior Administrative Services Assistant at the Clearwater campus attends a free aerobics class on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 7:00 – 8:00 at the Countryside Christian Center.
Anyone who is interested in joining her is welcome!
What: Praise Fit Aerobics
When: 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Where: 1850 N. McMullen Booth Road Clearwater, FL 33759 (Studio K Room)
***Please arrive 15 minutes prior to class so you can be let in the building. Otherwise a cell phone number will be on the door.
Downtown Campus is starting a Walking Club!
This will be a very informal gathering of folks who would like to interrupt their desk job with a stroll in or around the building.
There will be several walking route options from which to choose.
The first walk will be to the pier on Mondays and Wednesdays at 11:30 am. The walk is approximately 2 miles and takes about 35-40 minutes. The pace will be “running late for a meeting” or in more accurate terms about 3.25 MPH.
There will be no pre-registration for these walks, just show up on the days you can make it.
The Walking Club will meet in front of the Provost Office next Monday/Wednesday at 11:30 am.
Bonus: There will be a drawing for a fun prize at the end of March. Every time you walk you get one entry.
Special thanks to Dee Mortellaro for planning this!
Join SPC Wellness for a Free Grocery Store Healthy Shopping Tour
Learn to make healthier decisions at the grocery store
Led by a BayCare registered dietitian
This Seminar Will:
- Explore healthier dietary options
- Explain how to accurately read nutrition labels
- Discuss balancing financial restraints
Bonus: Participation in this tour is worth 5 points in the Wellness Rewards Program.
Date: Wednesday, March 5th, 2014
Location: Bardmoor Area Publix (10801 Starkey Road, Largo, FL 33777)
Time: 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Pre-registration is required. Register through Skillport, SPC’s online training system.
1. Log on to MYSPC
2. Select Skillport on the left-side menu.
3. Select Catalog on the left-side menu.
4. Select SPC Professional Development Instructor Led Training.
5. Select Wellness.
6. Select Grocery Store Healthy Shopping Tour.
7. Select the drop down menu Sessions.
8. Select the session of your choice and then click the Enroll.
Join Moffitt Cancer Center on Saturday, May 10th at the USF Sun Dome for the 9th Annual PNC Bank Miles For Moffitt Run/Walks!
Participants can chose to run or walk in the 8k (4.97 miles), 5k (3.1 miles), 1 mile, 8k Wheelchair competition or the Run with Raymond Kids Dash.
Check out the 2014 Miles for Moffitt Race YouTube promo video race link HERE
HERE is the link for the 2014 Miles For Moffitt website – when you click on the “register” tab, you will be taken into the site where you will find the Team Captain powerpoint as well as other tools to help with the teams fundraising efforts. These are under tabs “Team Tools and Materials” and “Fundraising Tools and Tips”.