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Archive for the month “July, 2014”

Employee Association hosts refreshing summer events

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The Public Health Employee Association (EA) recently arranged for food trucks to visit the Newtown Circle Campus to give employees new lunch options. The EA also helped employees chill for a moment this summer by treating them to a shaved ice from the KONA Ice Truck.

Next up, the Association has arranged for representatives from Costco to visit Lexington-Fayette County Health Department sites on these dates/times to answer questions about Costco memberships and renewals, and to give employees the opportunity to take advantage of a special offer: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 1, at 650 Newtown Pike (Training Room) and Friday, Aug. 15, at 805A Newtown Circle (Conference Room 3). The EA will also gather with employees at Whitaker Bank Ballpark on Saturday, Aug. 9, when the health department will be the featured community organization of the night at the Lexington Legends baseball game.

If you are interested in becoming a member of EA and want to help plan future events, please feel free to join the group at their next meeting 9-10 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 19, at 805A Newtown Circle (Conference Room 1).

Wanted: Wellness stories

Submit your entry to Greg Hiles no later than Thursday, July 31. All entries will be published in a future Healthy Times feature.

Need examples of wellness story ideas? Check out last year’s entries by clicking on one of these Wellness Corner links: [Pt. 1] [Pt. 2] [Pt. 3] [Pt. 4]

Upcoming community events and programs

Thank you for taking the time to review and share information about these wonderful opportunities happening in our community over the upcoming weeks. Remember, it’s easy to share this information! If you would like copies of any of these promotions to share at upcoming events, or with your local neighborhood association, apartment complex, church or stores, request copies from Greg Hiles (in your request, please indicate how many copies you would like). You can also keep an eye on the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department’s Facebook and Twitter pages and share our messages as they appear.
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Oliver expecting baby boy

The WIC (Women, Infants and Children) Program recently held a baby shower for Nutrition Specialist Laura Oliver, who is expecting a baby boy in August. Congratulations, Laura!

Recognitions abound

Recently, Lexington-Fayette County Health Department staff and members of its Board of Health have received several special recognitions and awards for promoting public health in the community. Please take a moment to click through and see how your colleagues are continuing to help Lexington be well.
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