Governor's Excellence in Worksite Wellness Award
Howard Center was one of 92 Vermont businesses to receive a Governor's Excellence in Worksite Wellness award at the recent Vermont Workplace Wellness Conference. The awards were presented by Gov. Peter Shumlin, Health Commissioner Harry Chen, MD, and the Vermont Governor's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports to recognize employers' efforts to create a culture of wellness at their worksites.
Photo (left to right): Members of Howard Center's HC4ME wellness committee Cheryl Couture, Kirsten Grieshaber, Karlene Farnsworth, Angie Dunton, and Matt MacNeil.
Howard Center Staff Present at TEDx Talks
Kudos to our Howard Center staff, Gail Rafferty and Tracey Girdich, who joined other community professionals to discuss "Growing Up," the theme of the February 6 TEDx Talk in Burlington, sponsored by Let's Grow Kids and Building Bright Futures.
Gail Rafferty's talk: “Parenting: A Completely Natural and Improbable Undertaking.”
Tracey Girdich's talk: "The Beggar at the Door: an Invitation to Enchantment."
Photo: The "Point of Stone" team from Managing Information Services, the 2015 Curling Challenge champions.
Congratulations to the Point of Stone (Managing Information Services) team on their first-place win.
Kudos and thank you to the top fundraising team Rock'n Blues (Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont).
Thank you to all our curlers, sponsors, and volunteers who helped make the 6th Annual Curling Challenge a great success. Special thanks to the Green Mountain Curling Club and Rutland Rocks Curling Club for their commitment to this event. We couldn't do it without you!
Missed out on getting a team registered this year, but still want to help? You can still contribute to our fundraising by making a donation.
Street Outreach Program Receives National Award
Howard Center’s Street Outreach Program is one of only 10 programs nationwide to be recognized as a Program of Excellence by the Hospital Charitable Services Awards, an initiative sponsored by Jackson Healthcare to recognize exceptional hospital community programs. As a founding partner, The University of Vermont Medical Center nominated the Street Outreach Program for its achievements in improving the health of the local Burlington community.
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Photo: Street Outreach Interventionist Tammy Boudah receives award from Charles Evans, Chairman of the Hospital Charitable Services Award Committee.
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