Wellness

The Department of Human Resources is responsible for designing and implementing the Town's voluntary wellness program.  This page is designed to provide the Town of Westerly employees information on current and upcoming wellness activities.

Wellness Winners

The below individuals participated in and won the wellness incentive for each of the months below:

August - Hydrate Challenge - Danielle Stearns

September - Steps Challenge - John Moretta

October - All About that Food - Sheila McGauvran

November - Sleep Well, Be Well - Gilda Mendonca

December - Relax! - Gilda Mendonca

January - Eat Your Greens! - Lisa Pellegrini

Voluntary Wellness Program

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Eat Your Greens - January 2018

About the Challenge Flyer

This month-long challenge is designed to encourage you to eat your recommended amount of servings of vegetables, while this number can vary the United States Department of Agriculture has some recommended guidelines listed at https://www.choosemyplate.gov/vegetables.

During the Eat Your Greens challenge, the goal is to eat your daily recommended amount of vegetables based on the US Department of Agriculture’s recommended amount.

Category

Age

Cups

Women

19 – 50 years old

51+ years old
2.5 Cups

2 Cups

Men

19 – 50 years old

51+ years old
3 Cups

2.5 Cups

 

How the Challenge Works

Track your daily intake of vegetables using your tracking card. Employees who submit a signed Monthly Veggie Tracker, with at least 62 cups of vegetables consumed, (equivalent of 2 cups per day) recorded will be entered into a drawing for *$200.00 in chamber bucks.

All employees who participate in this challenge will receive a Town of Westerly Salad Shaker To Go Container!

Instructions

Beginning, January 1, track how many cups of vegetables you consume daily on your tracking sheet (found on the Town’s HR website under Wellness).

  • On January 31, total the number of cups you ate during the month of January.
  • Submit your Eat Your Greens tracking sheet to Human Resources HR@westerlyri.gov, no later than Friday, February 9 at 5:00 PM.
  • Drawing will be held on Monday, February 12, 2018 at 2:00 PM in Town Hall.

*Wellness incentives are considered taxable income, and the winner will see this reflected on their paycheck in February.

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An Apple a Day - February 2018

About the Challenge Flyer

This month-long challenge is designed to encourage you to eat your recommended amount of servings of fruit, while this number can vary the United States Department of Agriculture has some recommended guidelines listed at https://www.choosemyplate.gov/vegetables.

During the An Apple a Day challenge, the goal is to eat your daily recommended amount of fruit based on the US Department of Agriculture’s recommended amount.

Category

Age

Cups

Women

19 – 30 years old
31+ years old
2 Cups
1.5 Cups

Men

19+
2 Cups

 How the Challenge Works

Track your daily intake of fruits using your tracking card. Employees who submit a signed Monthly Fruit Tracker, with at least 42 cups of vegetables consumed, (equivalent of 1.5 cups per day) recorded will be entered into a drawing for *$200.00 in chamber bucks.

Bonus Challenge - ZUMBA

Town employees may participate in the bonus challenge of ZUMBA! ZUMBA classes will be held at Westerly Fitness, every Wednesday during the month of February. The first class is February 7th.  The time of the class is 4:45 PM to 5:30 PM.  This class is free to Town employees, nor do you have to be a member of Westerly Fitness to participate in the class.   Employees will receive an additional 15 entries into the drawing for chamber bucks for each class they attend.

Instructions

Beginning February 1, record how many cups of fruit you consume daily on your tracking sheet (found on the Town’s HR website under Wellness).

  • On February 28, total the number of cups you ate during the month of February.
  • Submit your An Apple a Day tracking sheet to Human Resources HR@westerlyri.gov, no later than Friday, March 9 at 5:00 PM.
  • Drawing will be held on Monday, March 12, 2018 at 2:00 PM in Town Hall.

*Wellness incentives are considered taxable income, and the winner will see this reflected on their paycheck in March.