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Wellness Bulletin Jan. 12, 2015
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January 12th, 2015

The beginning of a new year is a great time to create new programs and ideas for the upcoming year. Our next webinar will focus on 8 easy program ideas for 2015 conducted by NCRPA staff on January 28th, at 11:30am; Register Here:

While we are on the topic of new program ideas, today’s blog is focused on developing an employee wellness program. What exactly is an employee wellness program? An employee wellness program, also called a “worksite wellness program,” is a program designed to promote and support the health, safety, and well-being of employees. Establishing an employee wellness program is a great way to start off the New Year by promoting unity and healthy choices within your department.

Why develop an employee wellness programs? A wellness program has many positive benefits such as improving staff health, morale and productivity. Also supporting the staff to make healthy lifestyle choices will motivate them to be better role models for the community.

To read more please click the blog link:

And as always, if you have any new ideas for employee wellness programs, please email us or submit them on the wellness site here: (,


Colleen Dougherty
Graduate Assistant,NC Recreation & Park Association
883 Washington St, Raleigh, NC27605

North Carolina Recreation and Park Association
883 Washington St, Raleigh, NC 27506


The NCRPA Wellness Bulletin is supported by 
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Foundation 
whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of North Carolinians.