Employees can earn 350 Vitality Points by signing up for Nutrition or Fitness Coaching through Ease@Work. The County has coordinated group sessions that start in March to make it easy and convenient for employees to attend. The deadline for signing up for the sessions that start in March is Tuesday February 25th. Employees can sign up for the later sessions starting in May at any time.
If employees cannot attend a group session, they can still earn 350 Vitaltiy Points by calling Ease@Work and setting up an individual Nutrition or Fitness Coaching session.
Click on the link to view options for Group Nutrition and Fitness Coaching.
EXECUTIVE RUSS PRY
The State of the County Address will be held on Friday, March 14th at the John S. Knight Center in downtown Akron. The buffet luncheon begins at 11:45 a.m. with the program following. Members of the Press Club can reserve their spot for $20 and non-members can reserve theirs for $25 (Checks payable to Akron Press Club). Tables of ten are available as well.
To make your reservations, contact the Akron Press Club by Friday, March 7th via telephone, (330) 564-4213 or e-mail, RSVP@cmoresearch.com.
HARVEST FOR HUNGER
2014 CHALLENGE RENEWED
Executive Russ Pry addresses the audience at the Akron/Canton Regional Foodbank’s 23rd annual Harvest for Hunger Food and Funds Drive. The drive will run March 1 through April 30, 2014. And of course that means the 2014 County of Summit vs. City of Akron Challenge is on!! The County remained the champs in 2013, so let’s not break the trend.
Be on the look out for events in support of Harvest for Hunger along with the Officeholder sponsored Basket Fundraiser. Baskets will be on display in the 4th atrium of the Ohio Building on Friday, March 28 and Friday, April 11.
According to the Foodbank the “Super Six Items” needed are:
• Canned Vegetables
• Canned Soup
• Canned Beef Stew
• Canned Tuna
• Peanut Butter
• Boxed Cereal
For more information or to participate, please contact the Department of Communications.
EMPLOYEES AND LOCAL ARTIST
Any County of Summit Employee interested in showing their artwork or if you know of a local artist who might be interested in showing their work, please contact the Department of Communications. The RWAV shows artist every 3-months. Each artist will be featured on the county website.
The art exhibit is located on the 8th floor of the Ohio Building. If you would like to view the artwork, you will need to set up a time with the Department of Communications.
The Gay Games are coming to Akron and Cleveland in 2014. Be apart of history by volunteering, donating, sponsoring and/or participating. They are expecting more than 10,000 participants from more than 65 countries. "The founding principles of Participation, Inclusion and Personal Best mean the Games are open to everybody regardless of sexual orientation, gender, transgender status, religion, nationality, political convictions, age, physical condition or athletic ability." (gg9cleve.com)