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2017 Healthy Workplace Month Wellness Challenge


Congratulations to the winners of the 5th annual Workplace Wellness Challenge!

October was Healthy Workplace Month and workplaces from across the region celebrated by participating in the 5th annual Workplace Wellness Challenge. It was one of our biggest challenges yet - over 80 workplaces and 800 employees across the region participated and made healthy changes at work and at home.

Participants were challenged to increase their physical activity, eat more fruits and vegetables and to get plenty of sleep. There were also bonus activities, such as spending time with family and friends, drinking fewer sugary beverages and spending less time in front of screens. All of these things have been shown to increase not only productivity and happiness at work, but at home as well. 

Congratulations to everyone who completed the 2017 Workplace Wellness Challenge!

Grand Prize Winners

Kenora District: Sioux Lookout District Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry
Rainy River District: Atikokan General Hospital

Community Winners

Atikokan: Atikokan General Hospital
Dryden/Machin: Community Living
Ear Falls: Ear Falls Community Health Centre
Emo: Sturgeon Creek School
Fort Frances: Mine Centre School
Ignace: Mary Berglund Community Health Centre
Kenora: Ne-Chee Friendship Centre
Nestor Falls/Sioux Narrows: Nestor Falls School
Pickle Lake: Crolancia Public School
Rainy River: Rainy River High School
Red Lake: Red Lake District High School
Sioux Lookout: Sioux Lookout District MNRF

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