The following news, events and activities are intended to help employees stay connected, be informed and have fun. Contact Kim Purucker at ext. 5144 or by email with questions or to join the Activities Committee to plan future events.
NEW! Movin’ and Losin’ – September 17
Fort HealthCare introduces the Movin’ and Losin’ program, a 6-week weight-management program designed specifically for families (with children ages 8 – 15 years old) who are looking for ways to incorporate healthier eating and fitness habits into their everyday lifestyle. Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Heidi Jennrich and Occupational Therapist, Alyssa Maurer, will cover a different topic each week related to diet and exercise and each class will include a family fitness activity utilizing Fort HealthCare’s new Railyard fitness equipment. This program begins September 17 – register your family today!
Weight Watchers at Work program – September 18
The next 17-week session of our Weight Watchers at Work program begins Wednesday, September 18! Meetings take place in the Fort Memorial Hospital Auditorium (weigh-ins begin at 5:30 p.m., meetings begin at 6 p.m.). This is open to anyone, not just employees – so please share this information with your co-workers, friends and family too! A minimum of 20 members are needed to continue hosting these meetings at Fort Memorial Hospital. For more information, please see article in ‘Organization News’.
FREE Prostate Screening – September 28
Fort HealthCare Urology Associates offers a free, baseline prostate screening for men ages 55 – 69 whom have not had prior prostate cancer diagnosis. This screening, valued at more than $140 and underwritten by Tomorrow’s Hope, includes a PSA blood test, a digital rectal exam and information about prostate cancer. The screening will be held Saturday, Sept. 28 at Fort HealthCare Urology Associates in Fort Atkinson. Call (920) 568-5244 to reserve your spot today!
Puzzled about Medicare? – October 1
Jefferson County Elder Benefit Specialists invite you to attend a Medicare Seminar featuring Tracy Lipinski, Medigap Counselor of the State of Wisconsin Board on Aging and Long Term Care.
Medicare coverage and Medicare supplements are subjects that many seniors struggle to find answers to. Tracy Lipinski is an expert with the State of Wisconsin on Medicare coverage and how Medicare Supplements can help seniors fit all the pieces of their Medicare Puzzle together. She will present a seminar for Jefferson County Seniors that helps beneficiaries understand what a Medicare supplement is compared to the other Medicare Health options available.
The seminar is ideal for people who will be turning 65 in the upcoming months and will be newly eligible for Medicare…. But it will also very helpful to ANY Medicare beneficiary who has questions or concerns on the newly complicated Medicare options and benefits.
The October 1 seminar will begin at 6:30 p.m. at Fort Memorial Hospital. The seminar is free and open to the public but reservations are encouraged. Attendees can pre-register by calling (920) 674-8734.
Now Playing – CHICAGO! – October 5
With one show-stopping song after another and astonishing dancing, check out this award-winning Broadway musical, Chicago! Reserve your seat for Saturday, October 5 at 8:00 p.m. in circle seating at the Overture Center. Tickets are $73 per person. Payroll deduction is available. SEATS MUST BE RESERVED BY SEPTEMBER 5!
Farmers Market – Every Wednesday
Check out the Farmers Market every Wednesday from 2:30 to 5:00 p.m. (throughout the growing season) on the mezzanine! Cash and checks are accepted.
Country Springs Hotel – $99
Take your family to the Country Springs Hotel in Waukesha! A one-night stay in a standard room includes 4 passes to the hotels’ 45,000 square foot indoor water park! Cost is $99/night for Sunday-Friday nights thru the rest of the year! Call (262) 547-0201 to make your reservations – be sure to ask for the Fort HealthCare group rate!
Six Flags Great America Discounted Tickets
Visit the amusement park before the kids go back to school! For only $39 per ticket, you can visit the park ANY DAY during the 2013 season.
Noah’s Ark Discounted Passes
Only $29 for Noah’s Ark passes (a $10 savings) are available for purchase at NoahsArkWaterpark.com. Log-in info for discounts is available in HR.
Fort HealthCare Sponsored Events
Check out all of these great events that Fort HealthCare is sponsoring! Please consider participating in any that interest you. Contact Andrea Billinghurst x5244 or visit Health365Events.com for more details.
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- September 8 – Lake Mills Fitness Day
- September 13 – 15 – Mad Pretzel Bike Challenge
- September 15 – Tri for the Rock – Kids Triathlon
- September 22 – Discover Whitewater ½ Marathon and 5K