Chair Massage Spots available for Aug. 16

There are 15 afternoon appointments available on a first-come, first-serve basis for chair massages Wednesday, Aug. 16 on the Gainesville historic campus. Each massage lasts for 10 minutes. To claim one of the appointments please email Kelley Maddox at kmaddox@brenau.edu.

Walking Group Resumes Aug. 18

Walking Group resumes on Friday, Aug. 18 on the Gainesville historic campus. Contact Kelley Maddox at kmaddox@brenau.edu to join the group. The group meets Friday afternoons at the entrance to Golden Tiger Way at 4:15 p.m.

Register for Sept. 9 Heart Walk

Mark your calendar for Sept. 9! The Hall County Heart Walk will be held Saturday, Sep. 9 on Brenau’s Gainesville historic campus. The walk will start at the Ampitheatre and continue down the Brenau Mile.

Brenau will be sponsoring a team this year. All Brenau, Helix and Aramark employees and their families are eligible to participate. Participants who pre-register and show up on race day will receive a free t-shirt.

To register contact Kelley Maddox at kmaddox@brenau.edu or 770-534-6270. Registration is free, however the American Heart Association welcomes donations.

More information is available at: http://www2.heart.org/site/TR/HeartWalk/GSA-GreaterSoutheastAffiliate?pg=entry&fr_id=2415

Chair Massage Spots available for July 19

There are 15 morning appointments available on a first-come, first-serve basis for chair massages Wednesday, July 19 on the Gainesville historic campus. Each massage lasts for 10 minutes. To claim one of the appointments please email Kelley Maddox at kmaddox@brenau.edu.

July HR Newsletter

The July 2017 HR Newsletter (PDF) is out and has all the latest on budget manager updates, fireworks safety and beginning vacation balances. Download the PDF at https://update.brenau.edu/wp-content/uploads/formidable/6/July-2017.pdf.

Recording Friday Vacation Hours

For payroll purposes, employees who are planning to take vacation on a Friday in the summer should report four hours of vacation on the weekly timesheet or absence request form.

Submit Your Recipes for the Brenau Cookbook

Do you have a favorite recipe that’s both delicious and nutritious?

Whether it’s an appetizer, main dish or dessert, a thirst-quenching beverage or a healthy smoothie, we would love to include it in a new Brenau cookbook sponsored by the Brenau Wellness Program.

Please submit up to five of your favorite healthy recipes by emailing Kelley Maddox at kmaddox@brenau.edu. Submissions will be accepted throughout the summer.

Staff Personnel Evaluations Due, June 15

Staff personnel evaluations due to the HR office before June 15. Questions about the process should be directed to Kelley Maddox at kmaddox@brenau.edu.

Health Insurance Premium Assistance Programs

If you are eligible for health coverage from Brenau but are unable to afford the premiums, some states have premium assistance programs that can help pay for coverage. If you or your dependents are NOT currently enrolled in Medicaid or the Children’s Health Insurance Program, and you think you or any of your dependents might be eligible for either of these programs, contact your State Medicaid or CHIP office or dial 1-877-KIDS-NOW or www.insurekidsnow.gov to find out how to apply.

Vacation Time Rolls Over June 30

On June 30 any unused vacation time for the 2016-17 fiscal year will be converted to sick leave. All absence request forms for time taken within this fiscal year should be submitted to payroll before June 9.