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Posted on: June 4, 2018

Local Celebrity Sarah Lacina to Keynote Linn County Worksite Wellness Summit on June 21

2018 Worksite Wellness

Cedar Rapids, IA — The Linn County Worksite Wellness Committee invites you to a morning of networking and learning as they host a Worksite Wellness Summit on June 21 at Elmcrest Country Club, featuring local celebrity Sarah Lacina as the keynote speaker. Ms. Lacina is a Cedar Rapids police officer, and was the winner of the CBS Survivor: Game Changers reality show, and recently completed the World Marathon Challenge.

Winners of the 2018 Linn County Worksite Wellness awards will be announced at this event. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn about innovative worksite wellness practices and incorporating the seven dimensions of wellness in the workplace. Additionally, learn about achievements that landed Cedar Rapids a Healthy Hometown Community Award winner earlier this year as they transitioned from the Cedar Rapids Blue Zones Project to the Heathy Hometown Program.

Registration is open until June 15th, and all Linn County worksites are encouraged to attend, regardless of size or if current worksite wellness programs are in place. Registration is available at bit.ly/LCWWSummit and a healthy breakfast is included.

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About the Linn County Worksite Wellness Committee: The Linn County Worksite Wellness Committee is comprised of individuals from worksites within Linn County that have a common goal to promote wellness within worksites and is a collaborative effort between two previously separate worksite wellness committees, the Cedar Rapids Blue Zones Worksite Wellness Committee, and the Corridor Worksite Wellness Committee. The committee consists of members from Linn County Public Health, City of Cedar Rapids, MercyCare Business Health Solutions, Health Solutions, United Fire Group, Transamerica, and Van Meter, Inc. The committee hosts an annual summit and quarterly roundtables, and supports annual worksite wellness awards.

About Linn County Public Health: Linn County Public Health, an agency within Linn County government, serves nearly 220,000 residents of Linn County to prevent disease and injury, promote healthy living, protect the environment, and ensure public health preparedness. More information about Linn County Public Health is available online at http://www.linncounty.org/health or by calling 319-892-6000. Like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/LCPublicHealth and follow us on Twitter @LCPublicHealth.

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