2019 Dempsey Dash Shirts For Sale for $5

Shirts from the 2019 Dempsey Dash are for sale in the HR Office for $5.

Proceeds benefit the Wayne W. Dempsey Endowed Scholarship Fund.

Shirts are first come, first served.

National Nutrition Month Wellness Event, March 27

March is National Nutrition Month. Join Brenau’s Wellness Committee, along with Brenau Garden Club (BUGS) for a presentation called “Eggs in the Garden,” which emphasizes the importance of good nutrition. This event will be held at 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 27 in front of Hopkins Dining Hall.

Presentation will include:

  • Foods that Help: Eggs for Protein and Fruits and Vegetables for Nutritional Support.
  • Demo of Planting Tomatoes in Eggshells for Calcium by student Aisa Goforth.
  • Composting and Mulching for Healthier Plants by student and club president, Hannah Rucks-Zaoui.
  • Small samples of egg frittata with BUGS Garden Vegetables, prepared by Annette Hinton, a BUGS master gardener advisor and registered dietitian and certified executive chef.

Employees who participate will be awarded with one wellness activity point.

Chair massage spots available for March 20

There are 15 afternoon appointments available on a first-come, first-serve basis for chair massages Wednesday, March 20, on the Gainesville historic campus. Each massage lasts for 10 minutes.

To claim one of the appointments, please be one of the first 15 to email Kelley Maddox at kmaddox@brenau.edu.

Riverside Military Academy’s Attack the Castle Event

Need wellness points? Employees receive five Wellness points for participation in 5K events such as the Riverside Military Academy Attack the Castle, which is a 5K, 10K and 1-mile fun run at 9 a.m. April 27.

See the flyer (PDF) for more information.

Drug Free Workplace training open until Monday

Please don’t forget to take the Drug Free Workplace training in Canvas, which will be open until this coming Monday, March 11.

Sign up For Brenau Kickball, April 27

t-shirt "Yes, I'm one of those kickball people"The Wellness Team will be hosting our own kickball game! The game will take place at Brenau’s Earnest Ledford Grindle Athletics Park at 9 a.m. on Saturday, April 27, and is free for participants.

We need at least 20 people to play in order to make up two teams. All Brenau, Helix and Aramark employees plus friends and family members are encouraged to participate. Children ages seven  and up are permitted.

All participants will receive a free shirt!

Brenau employees who participate will receive five Activity Points toward Wellness Rewards.

Sign up at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSc4Zco1tY0L9doxn3p0363kMwgBFrueAWE45vGjGLrP2ZIVnw/viewform.

Register today for the Dempsey Dash 5K and 1K Fun Run

Dempsey Dash 5k logo

Calling all runners and walkers! Register for the Dempsey Dash 5K and 1K Fun Run today on Brenau’s historic campus by visiting https://runsignup.com/Race/GA/Gainesville/DempseyDash5K. The Dempsey Dash will start at 9 a.m. this Saturday, March 9.

Employees who participate will receive five Activity Points toward the Wellness Participation Program. For more information about Dempsey Dash, go to brenau.edu/dempsey-dash.

Market-Proof Your Retirement webinar from TIAA

Join Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association of America for the Market-Proof Your Retirement webinar from noon to 1 p.m. Friday, March 15.

Learn how to create your own “personal pension” with TIAA Traditional, offered by TIAA. To sign up, click on this link and click the orange button that says schedule online.

Reminder: Tomorrow is Heart Smart Dining Day, Feb. 22

Did  you know cardiovascular disease accounted for 27 percent of all deaths in 2017 ages 50-69? And 77-82 percent of coronary heart disease can be attributed to behavioral choices. But, cardiovascular disease can be avoided and in some cases reversed.

Come find out how at the Heart Smart Lunch & Learn with Dr. Jim Lewis, associate professor of physical therapy, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.  tomorrow, Friday, Feb. 22, in Hopkins Dining Hall. Employees who attend will earn one point toward Wellness.

Chair Massage Spots Available for Feb. 20

There are 15 afternoon appointments available on a first-come, first-serve basis for chair massages Wednesday, Feb. 20, on the Gainesville historic campus. Each massage lasts for 10 minutes. To claim one of the appointments please be one of the first 15 to email Kelley Maddox at kmaddox@brenau.edu.