Wellness Bulletin September 6th

I hope everyone had a great Labor Day Weekend!

If you did not know, September is Better Breakfast Month! Better Breakfast is a very important part of the Wellness Initiative for a multitude of reasons. We learned as children that breakfast is the most important meal of the day.  It gives our minds and bodies the fuel we need to start the day off right.  This month, the Wellness Initiative would like to encourage your department to engage in “Better Breakfast” practices. To learn more about the importance of eating a nutritious breakfast, and what your department can do to encourage better breakfast in your community, please read the NCRPA Wellness Blog.

Please stay tuned for our next Wellness Webinar: “Get Going with Pokemon Go” on September 20th at 1:00 pm. This webinar will be hosted by myself and NCRPA Fellow, Nicole Miller.  We will discuss the phenomenon of Pokemon Go, show examples of departments that are successfully implementing Pokemon Go into promotions and programs, how recreation departments can embrace it to encourage physical and emotional wellness, and more. This webinar will give you a roadmap to make the most out of Pokemon Go in your community. To register, please click the following link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/

Diquan's Weekly Wellness Tip! 

I have decided to use the Wellness Bulletin to give our readers some weekly wellness tips! Every week, I will highlight something I find interesting that pertains to wellness. This could be anything from a cool trail to hike, to a healthy recipe.  This week, the tip is a hike to Catawba Falls in Old Fort, NC. It is a 2 mile hike to a beautiful waterfall. I had the opportunity to hike this trail earlier this year, and the falls definitely do not disappoint. 

Have a great week,

Diquan A. Edmonds | Wellness Assistant
NC Recreation & Park Association
883 Washington St, Raleigh, NC  27605
 | Diquan@ncrpa.net

North Carolina Recreation and Park Association
883 Washington St, Raleigh, NC 27605


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