Luncheon Honors Three Panhandle Companies with Governor’s Wellness Award and Hospital Worker with Main Mild Award – KCSR

Harvester Award: Chadron Group Hospital: Lacy Cleveland, Tierra Schroeder, Lisa Smith, Diana Lecher, Cali Frankovic, and Nicole Berosek from PPHD

Three Panhandle companies have been honored with the Governor’s Wellness Award on the latest Panhandle Security & Wellness Convention & Awards Luncheon in Gering Thursday, September twenty first.

Vistabeam acquired the Sower Award. The Sower Award is a stepping-stone to the Grower Award and are planting the seeds for wellness.

acquired the Sower Award. The Sower Award is a stepping-stone to the Grower Award and are planting the seeds for wellness. Panhandle Public Well being District acquired the Grower Award for rising the seeds for wellness at their organizations.

acquired the Grower Award for rising the seeds for wellness at their organizations. Chadron Group Hospital acquired the Harvester Award. This award is for companies which are reaping the advantages of a sophisticated wellness program, a developed wellness tradition, and may show high-quality outcomes.

Sower Award: Jarred Berger from Vistabeam & Nicole Berosek from PPHD

“We’re at all times so proud to work with these organizations to create environments supporting worker well being and well-being. They’ve made marked strides in the direction of the prevention of devastating and dear

persistent illnesses like diabetes, coronary heart illness, stroke, and a few forms of most cancers,” stated Nicole Berosek, Organizational Wellness Coordinator.

Right here’s a sampling of how these organizations are main the cost:

Grower Award: Jessica Davies, Kim Engel and Nicole Berosek from PPHD

Vistabeam takes wellness critical by offering alternatives to decide to a well-being life-style. As their workers grows, they wish to be sure to supply an incredible work-life steadiness that helps a wholesome life-style. For the reason that implementation of their wellness program, they’ve seen a constructive change of their staff’ work-life steadiness. Vistabeam offers wellness reimbursements, has carried out a number of well-being insurance policies, and strives to offer alternatives for each worker to participate in wellness irrespective of the place they have been working from. Panhandle Public Well being District (PPHD) believes in modeling good well being and well-being to the residents they serve. They’re dedicated to offering an surroundings and tradition that helps well being by means of insurance policies, promotion, and ongoing programming. Components of PPHD’s

worksite wellness program embrace: entry to the Worker Help Program (EAP) for employees and rapid members of the family, entry to well being teaching and Nationwide Diabetes Prevention Program at no cost, paid breaks for bodily exercise, entry to refrigeration and meals preparation choices at every workplace location, flex time, tobacco free campus and tobacco cessation helps, wholesome assembly tips, strolling workstations and sit-to-stand workstations, and rather more. Chadron Group Hospital has advanced from a one-person Wellness Program in 2006 to a committee with volunteer members from numerous departments all through our Well being System. Their committee attends the Panhandle Security & Wellness Convention yearly to remain updated and impressed. Their applications at all times have glorious CEO help selling wellness to their staff all through the group. They provide free Well being Danger Assessments with blood chemistry panel to find out their areas of focus. They proceed to remain energetic with nicotine cessation leading to a low share of tobacco customers and take into account their largest successes to be a “Cease Mild” wholesome merchandising machine. Posters in worker restrooms throughout all services to enhance wellness communication, 24/7 onsite entry to cardiac rehab train room, enjoyable challenges, poker walks, expectant guardian packets, and fruit infused water each

Wednesday. The hospital’s program has additionally included help of wholesome group actions and offering training to our group.

Main Mild Award: Butch Newhoff, Becca and Kevin Smith, Janice Newhoff, Jeni Hove, Lucas Newhoff, and Dan Newhoff

The sixth Main Mild Award recipient was additionally honored. Dan Newhoff with Field Butte Normal Hospital was nominated for this prestigious award. Newhoff has been main the hospital’s wellness committee for over ten years, serves on the statewide Advisory Committee for the Governor’s Wellness Award bringing a wealth of data and help as a peer-reviewer, and is a pacesetter in Activate Alliance, a grassroots committee that’s spearhead crosswalk beautification, a free bike-share program, stroll audits, and plenty of different energetic residing initiatives for the Alliance group and as a part of the hospital’s group well being enchancment plan.

Dan Newhoff states, “It’s an honor to be acknowledged as this yr’s main mild award. I want to thank my household; everybody I work with from Panhandle Public Well being District and different organizations and wellness professionals within the Panhandle. You all do nice work and are superb to work with. To be acknowledged for this awardin Annie’s Reminiscence is an honor.”

The council may have a nominating course of for the Main Mild recipient to be honored at subsequent yr’s convention.

For extra details about worksite wellness, go to or name Berosek at 308-279-3496. The Panhandle Worksite Wellness Council is proudly a part of Panhandle Public Well being District. The Council makes a speciality of supporting employers within the Panhandle area. We acknowledge that many employers help a various and distant workforce and provide modern methods to beat the

problem of working with a digital staff. We perceive that a lot of our employers would not have full-time wellness assets and work to offer assets and coaching to make operating a worksite wellness

program as straightforward as doable.

Panhandle Public Well being District is working collectively to enhance the well being, security and high quality of life for all who stay, study, work and play within the Panhandle. Our imaginative and prescient is that we’re a more healthy and safer Panhandle group.

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