Read the update on this week's activities and the important role of environmental health.
Congratulations on completing another week of the Go 100 for Health challenge! *Please note schedule of events for the upcoming week due to the holiday.Update
Seven new walkers registered at Monday's walk in Fargo
! A core group of regular walkers continue to show up. People are still having a great time and saving their tickets for the grand prize drawing. In Bemidji
, the Humane Society hosted the events and gave the walkers a chance to walk the dogs they have on site. The team is currently at 75,000 miles toward their goal of 100,000 miles and they still have six weeks to go! Tell us about your week
Tell us about the healthy choices you made this week and win prizes! Five lucky winners received prizes for completing the last survey
. Enter your healthy choices you made into this survey to win prizes. Winners will receive their prizes in the mail. There are still plenty of GREAT prizes so remember to enter!
(Note: This survey will close Monday, September 1, 2008 at 5:00 p.m.) Take the Survey Upcoming Walks/Events:
Go 100 events will not be held in Fargo
, Christine, ND
and Detroit Lakes, Minn.
on Monday, September 1, due to the Labor Day holiday. Fargo walkers should keep their tickets and plan to attend the final walk on Monday, September 8. Bemidji, Minn.
next walk: Tuesday, September 2, 5:30 p.m. Meet at Marketplace Foods downtown. More Details Environmental Health
The health of the environment is beginning to play a role in your health. The way you take care of the environment and community will benefit you and future generations to come.
Quick Environmental Tips:
Read more about this topic in the meritcare.com Health Library5 Ideas for Eco-Friendly HolidaysBe A Green KidOrganic and Other Environmentally Friendly Foods
- Live in a clean and safe environment that is not detrimental to health.
- Bike/Walk to work/short errands
- Use Reusable Bags
- Turn off light switches
- Turn off fans, heat down a few degrees
Keep up the good work and we hope to see you at the next Go 100 for Health event. We encourage you to send this message on to your friends and others and motivate them to sign up too! It's not too late! Visit 100years.meritcare.com