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We have the Winners of the Second Annual Well Done! Awards!

The winners of the 2015 Well Done! Awards pose with Mayor Boulet, Johane Telgener, and Joe Kasper
The winners of the 2015 Well Done! Awards pose with Mayor Boulet, Johane Telgener, and Joe Kasper.

Wednesday the 13th marked the Capital Area Wellness Coalition’s second annual Well Done! Awards, which recognize and bring to the forefront wellness activities taking place at worksites, among community groups, and through the leadership of unsung wellness heroes. Ten nominations were submitted in the following three categories:

Well workplace:
 Sanel Auto Parts (Automotive Supply Associates)
 Trial Courts Call Center (Walking Wall Program)

Community Wellness Effort:
 Friends of the Merrimack River Greenway Trail (FMRGT)
 Riverbend Community Mental Health (InSHAPE Program)
 Mike Loomis (NH Department of Administrative Services)
 Henniker Lion’s Club

Wellness Hero:
 Robin Wirbal (City of Concord)
 Stacy Luke (Merrimack County Conservation District)
 Trieste Philbrook (Concord Family YMCA)
 Hannah Millon-Garvey (Delhaize America/Concord Hannaford)

And the winners are (drum roll please)!: Sanel Auto Parts, Friends of the Merrimack River Greenway Trail and Robin Wirbal!

Congratulations to all the winners and nominees!  Their efforts are invaluable in improving the health and wellness of the Capital Area community.  And thanks, too, to the sponsors of the Award event: Dartmouth Hitchcock- Concord, The Duprey Companies, The Lawson Group, and host, Delta Dental.  The Granite Restaurant provided the delicious breakfast.


First Annual Mayor’s Walk a Huge Success!

Mayors walkMayor Jim Bouley leads the walk with Johane Telgener, Director of Concord Hospital Center for Health Promotion and Joe Kasper, Director of Corporate Services at Northeast Delta Dental.

More than 100 people showed up for the first annual Mayor’s Walk, a one-mile walk through downtown Concord to support the I Prefer to Walk! campaign, which promotes wellness, community, and walkability of Concord’s beautiful downtown. The walk began at the Capital Area Wellness Coalition office building on Main Street and culminated at a Healthy Living Fair in Bicentennial Square, where over a dozen vendors displayed information about their goods and services.  Breakfast was also served courtesy of Stonyfield yogurt and BagelWorks Cafe.

 

Mayors walk 2All smiles before the walk!

 

Mayors walk 3Mayor Bouley leads the way!

 

Mayors walk 4Healthy Living Fair in Bicentennial Square
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