MASPA Support Staff Conference 2013 Presented by: Barbara Elliott, South Lyon Community Schools. Setting Up a District Wellness Fair. South Lyon Community Schools 2012 Wellness Fair. Formed a Wellness Committee, made up of one representative from each school building. Flyer that was sent to
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Formed a Wellness Committee, made up of one representative from each school building
All SLCS Employees
RON WAS THE SPEAKER AT THE WELLNESS FAIR
1. Great turnout. We counted 235 participants, and all levels and positions in the district were well represented. There are not a whole lot of events that bring the entire district together, and I feel that is one of the real positives that will come out of this wellness initiative.2. Thanks to:a. Everyone who came and participated... particularly the Yoga and Zumba participants!b. The businesses who participated. I thought the displays were great and they were very generous with donations and freebies, which we all love. We need to show our appreciation by frequenting these businesses whenever possible. We'll try to make sure to post the participants in all of the lounges and make the brochure available so people can know which businesses participated.c. The NHS and Key Club members who helped set up, take down, and pretty much assisted throughout the entire session... great job.d. The wellness committee, which includes members from each of the buildings.e. Melissa Baker and central office for getting behind the wellness initiative and really taking the lead in organizing the wellness fair.f. Barb Elliott. Barb was responsible for the brochures, tickets, organization, community liaison, etc.. she was a real driving force behind the success of the program.g. Ron Morelli . For those that were fortunate to hear him speak, along with his youngest son, he was truly inspirational and did a great job of sharing his journey with us. It was great to have him share his "Biggest Loser" stories and as an employee of the district it was cool to hear it from one of our own.
Thanks again to everyone who participated,
The Wellness Fair was a great idea and a big success ... nicely done! I think it really motivated a lot of people, including me. I enjoyed Ron and Max's presentation (watched every episode of Biggest Loser when Ron and Mike were on), and had fun trying Zumba and Yoga. My family doctor was there and, of course, she was glad to see I was participating. I showed her the 3-month free membership to Health Styles I won, and she loved that! I'm excited about my prize!Thanks for all your hard work putting it together!Cathy BussertCITA/Special ServicesSouth Lyon Community Schools(248) 573-8220(248) 437-8438 email@example.com
I am not sure who organized and ran the Wellness Fair yesterday, but I wanted to applaud your efforts! It was a really nice event and it was obvious that a lot of hard work, organizing, and leg work went into that project. Thank you for taking the time to do that for us!Thanks again for all the hard work!Kimberly GutierrezFirst Grade TeacherKent Lake ElementaryRoom B114South Lyon Schools248-573-8350 Ext. 2628
Barb -Thanks for all the hard work. The fair was wonderful. Thanks,Angie Schmidt
I really enjoyed and appreciate all the work involved with the Wellness Fair.Mary McGrathMillennium Middle School
Thank you to Barb, Jim, Melissa and the many others that worked to organize this event. Everyone did a great job! It was an informational and enjoyable end to the day.Carolyn KruegerData Processor, Student Services
Thanks Barb. Kristin and I enjoyed your Wellness Fair. You seemed to have a great turn out! Thanks again for having us and let us know anytime you need us to return.
For all SLCS employees, a Yoga and Zumba class is being taught one day a week at one of our elementary schools and they can attend for a discounted rate.