2014 Health and Wellness Month Events

HealthandWellnessMonth-2014l-vert-ogoCheck out all of the events happening this July during Health and Wellness Month. To celebrate, SPD has packed the month with various activities and promotions to get you moving and involved. We’ve got the Steps Challenge going on statewide, along with Family Fitness Weekend at select YMCA locations (July 18-20) and the FitBit-A-Day Giveaway.

There are many other events happening on the Statehouse Campus. Also, thanks to the hard work of our wellness champions, various events are happening around the state. If you would like to promote an event at your work location, please e-mail spdcommunications@spd.in.gov.

 

Jan
15
Wed
Lunch & Learn: Auto Buying @ Indiana Government Center South: Conference Room 16
Jan 15 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

The State Personnel Department and the Indiana Members Credit Union invite you to a Lunch & Learn session on the topic of Auto Buying. Join IMCU as they provide education about the entire auto buying process. This session includes what to expect while at the dealership, research to do before you start, the pros and cons of leasing or buying and a complete start-to-finish overview of the car buying process. Light refreshments are served. The session takes place on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014 at noon in IGC-South Conference Room 16.

Space is limited, so be sure to reserve your spot for this Lunch & Learn session by emailing us at investinyourhealth@spd.in.gov. Within a couple of days of submitting your reservation, you’ll receive a meeting request for the Lunch & Learn to be placed on your Outlook calendar.

 

Jul
1
Tue
Healthy Lifestyles Steps Challenge begins
Jul 1 – Jul 31 all-day

It’s easy to join the fun! Start by logging in or registering for Healthy Lifestyles on the Healthy Lifestyles website. Then simply join the challenge under the “Groups & Challenges” tab.

Don’t forget to order your free pedometer after you join by following the pedometer ordering instructions. The Steps Challenge runs from July 1 to 31. Thursday, July 3 is the last day to register. Don’t worry if you join late, you can add your activity from days past to catch yourself up! All State Employees who are covered under the state of Indiana health insurance plan are eligible to participate. Join the challenge and get moving!

Zumba @ IGC-S Conference Room A
Jul 1 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Space is limited, to RSVP contact investinyourhealth@spd.in.gov

Participation in Health and Wellness Month exercise activities is voluntary and occurs during non-paid time. These activities are not a condition of employment and are not covered by Workers’ Compensation. Fellow participants/leaders are not health care professionals and are not responsible for your safety. Participate at your own risk.
Jul
2
Wed
SPD Walking Group @ IGC-S Atrium
Jul 2 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm

Join the group on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at noon each week for 30 minutes of physical activity. The group will meet in front of Abe Lincoln on Robert Orr Plaza. It is recommended that you wear comfortable shoes. If you have any questions you may contact us at  INVESTINYOURHEALTH@spd.in.gov

Participation in this walking group is totally voluntary and occurs during non-paid time. Wellness walking activities are not a condition of employment and are not covered by Workers’ Compensation. Fellow participants/leaders are not health care professionals and are not responsible for your safety. Participate at your own risk.
Yoga @ IGC-S Conference Room B
Jul 2 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Space is limited, to RSVP contact investinyourhealth@spd.in.gov

Participation in Health and Wellness Month exercise activities is voluntary and occurs during non-paid time. These activities are not a condition of employment and are not covered by Workers’ Compensation. Fellow participants/leaders are not health care professionals and are not responsible for your safety. Participate at your own risk.
Jul
7
Mon
Lunch & Learn: Fruit & Veggies for Improved Health @ HAWC Community Room
Jul 7 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

The topic is Fruit & Veggies for Improved Health.

Space is limited, to RSVP contact investinyourhealth@spd.in.gov

SPD Walking Group @ IGC-S Atrium
Jul 7 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm

Join the group on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at noon each week for 30 minutes of physical activity. The group will meet in front of Abe Lincoln on Robert Orr Plaza. It is recommended that you wear comfortable shoes. If you have any questions you may contact us at  INVESTINYOURHEALTH@spd.in.gov

Participation in this walking group is totally voluntary and occurs during non-paid time. Wellness walking activities are not a condition of employment and are not covered by Workers’ Compensation. Fellow participants/leaders are not health care professionals and are not responsible for your safety. Participate at your own risk.
Jul
8
Tue
Interval Training @ IGC-S Conference Room C
Jul 8 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Space is limited, to RSVP contact investinyourhealth@spd.in.gov

Participation in Health and Wellness Month exercise activities is voluntary and occurs during non-paid time. These activities are not a condition of employment and are not covered by Workers’ Compensation. Fellow participants/leaders are not health care professionals and are not responsible for your safety. Participate at your own risk.
Jul
9
Wed
SPD Walking Group @ IGC-S Atrium
Jul 9 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm

Join the group on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at noon each week for 30 minutes of physical activity. The group will meet in front of Abe Lincoln on Robert Orr Plaza. It is recommended that you wear comfortable shoes. If you have any questions you may contact us at  INVESTINYOURHEALTH@spd.in.gov

Participation in this walking group is totally voluntary and occurs during non-paid time. Wellness walking activities are not a condition of employment and are not covered by Workers’ Compensation. Fellow participants/leaders are not health care professionals and are not responsible for your safety. Participate at your own risk.
Jul
10
Thu
Yoga @ IGC-S Conference Room B
Jul 10 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Space is limited, to RSVP contact investinyourhealth@spd.in.gov

Participation in Health and Wellness Month exercise activities is voluntary and occurs during non-paid time. These activities are not a condition of employment and are not covered by Workers’ Compensation. Fellow participants/leaders are not health care professionals and are not responsible for your safety. Participate at your own risk.
Jul
11
Fri
SPD Walking Group @ IGC-S Atrium
Jul 11 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm

Join the group on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at noon each week for 30 minutes of physical activity. The group will meet in front of Abe Lincoln on Robert Orr Plaza. It is recommended that you wear comfortable shoes. If you have any questions you may contact us at  INVESTINYOURHEALTH@spd.in.gov

Participation in this walking group is totally voluntary and occurs during non-paid time. Wellness walking activities are not a condition of employment and are not covered by Workers’ Compensation. Fellow participants/leaders are not health care professionals and are not responsible for your safety. Participate at your own risk.
Jul
14
Mon
Pilates @ IGC-S Conference Room C
Jul 14 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Space is limited, to RSVP contact investinyourhealth@spd.in.gov

Participation in Health and Wellness Month exercise activities is voluntary and occurs during non-paid time. These activities are not a condition of employment and are not covered by Workers’ Compensation. Fellow participants/leaders are not health care professionals and are not responsible for your safety. Participate at your own risk.
SPD Walking Group @ IGC-S Atrium
Jul 14 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm

Join the group on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at noon each week for 30 minutes of physical activity. The group will meet in front of Abe Lincoln on Robert Orr Plaza. It is recommended that you wear comfortable shoes. If you have any questions you may contact us at  INVESTINYOURHEALTH@spd.in.gov

Participation in this walking group is totally voluntary and occurs during non-paid time. Wellness walking activities are not a condition of employment and are not covered by Workers’ Compensation. Fellow participants/leaders are not health care professionals and are not responsible for your safety. Participate at your own risk.
Jul
15
Tue
Lunch & Learn: Rethink Your Drink @ HAWC Community Room
Jul 15 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

The topic is Rethink Your Drink.

Space is limited, to RSVP contact investinyourhealth@spd.in.gov

Jul
16
Wed
Blood Drive @ Government Center - IGC South Con. B
Jul 16 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
SPD Walking Group @ IGC-S Atrium
Jul 16 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm

Join the group on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at noon each week for 30 minutes of physical activity. The group will meet in front of Abe Lincoln on Robert Orr Plaza. It is recommended that you wear comfortable shoes. If you have any questions you may contact us at  INVESTINYOURHEALTH@spd.in.gov

Participation in this walking group is totally voluntary and occurs during non-paid time. Wellness walking activities are not a condition of employment and are not covered by Workers’ Compensation. Fellow participants/leaders are not health care professionals and are not responsible for your safety. Participate at your own risk.
Jul
17
Thu
Yoga @ White River State Park @ Celebration Plaza and Celebration Plaza Amphitheater (Rain: IGC-S Conference Room B)
Jul 17 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

To RSVP contact investinyourhealth@spd.in.gov

Participation in Health and Wellness Month exercise activities is voluntary and occurs during non-paid time. These activities are not a condition of employment and are not covered by Workers’ Compensation. Fellow participants/leaders are not health care professionals and are not responsible for your safety. Participate at your own risk.
Jul
18
Fri
YMCA Family Fitness Weekend @ YMCA’s of Greater Indianapolis, Cass County Family YMCA, Tri County YMCA, Lafayette Family YMCA, LaPorte County YMCA, YMCA’s of Greater Fort Wayne, YMCA’s of Southwestern IN and YMCA’s or Southern Indiana.
Jul 18 – Jul 20 all-day

Enjoy a day at the YMCA with your family for free. SPD has joined forces with several YMCA’s around the state of Indiana to offer State employees and their family’s free admission into select YMCA facilities on July 18-20. Participating YMCA’s include the YMCA’s of Greater Indianapolis, Cass County Family YMCA, Tri County YMCA, Lafayette Family YMCA, LaPorte County YMCA, YMCA’s of Greater Fort Wayne, YMCA’s of Southwestern IN and YMCA’s of Southern Indiana. Just provide proof of employment (state issued ID or a copy of state pay stub) and a photo ID to any participating YMCA and you and your family can enjoy a day of health, fitness and recreation. Hours of operation vary by location, please visit the Invest in Your Health Indiana website for more information.

SPD Walking Group @ IGC-S Atrium
Jul 18 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm

Join the group on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at noon each week for 30 minutes of physical activity. The group will meet in front of Abe Lincoln on Robert Orr Plaza. It is recommended that you wear comfortable shoes. If you have any questions you may contact us at  INVESTINYOURHEALTH@spd.in.gov

Participation in this walking group is totally voluntary and occurs during non-paid time. Wellness walking activities are not a condition of employment and are not covered by Workers’ Compensation. Fellow participants/leaders are not health care professionals and are not responsible for your safety. Participate at your own risk.
Jul
21
Mon
Boot Camp @ IGC-S Conference Room A
Jul 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Space is limited, to RSVP contact investinyourhealth@spd.in.gov

Participation in Health and Wellness Month exercise activities is voluntary and occurs during non-paid time. These activities are not a condition of employment and are not covered by Workers’ Compensation. Fellow participants/leaders are not health care professionals and are not responsible for your safety. Participate at your own risk.
SPD Walking Group @ IGC-S Atrium
Jul 21 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm

Join the group on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at noon each week for 30 minutes of physical activity. The group will meet in front of Abe Lincoln on Robert Orr Plaza. It is recommended that you wear comfortable shoes. If you have any questions you may contact us at  INVESTINYOURHEALTH@spd.in.gov

Participation in this walking group is totally voluntary and occurs during non-paid time. Wellness walking activities are not a condition of employment and are not covered by Workers’ Compensation. Fellow participants/leaders are not health care professionals and are not responsible for your safety. Participate at your own risk.
Jul
23
Wed
Lunch & Learn: Eating on a Budget @ HAWC Community Room
Jul 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

The topic is Eating on a Budget. Space is limited, to RSVP contact investinyourhealth@spd.in.gov

SPD Walking Group @ IGC-S Atrium
Jul 23 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm

Join the group on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at noon each week for 30 minutes of physical activity. The group will meet in front of Abe Lincoln on Robert Orr Plaza. It is recommended that you wear comfortable shoes. If you have any questions you may contact us at  INVESTINYOURHEALTH@spd.in.gov

Participation in this walking group is totally voluntary and occurs during non-paid time. Wellness walking activities are not a condition of employment and are not covered by Workers’ Compensation. Fellow participants/leaders are not health care professionals and are not responsible for your safety. Participate at your own risk.
Jul
24
Thu
Yoga @ IGC-S Conference Room B
Jul 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Space is limited, to RSVP contact investinyourhealth@spd.in.gov

Participation in Health and Wellness Month exercise activities is voluntary and occurs during non-paid time. These activities are not a condition of employment and are not covered by Workers’ Compensation. Fellow participants/leaders are not health care professionals and are not responsible for your safety. Participate at your own risk.
Jul
25
Fri
SPD Walking Group @ IGC-S Atrium
Jul 25 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm

Join the group on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at noon each week for 30 minutes of physical activity. The group will meet in front of Abe Lincoln on Robert Orr Plaza. It is recommended that you wear comfortable shoes. If you have any questions you may contact us at  INVESTINYOURHEALTH@spd.in.gov

Participation in this walking group is totally voluntary and occurs during non-paid time. Wellness walking activities are not a condition of employment and are not covered by Workers’ Compensation. Fellow participants/leaders are not health care professionals and are not responsible for your safety. Participate at your own risk.
Jul
28
Mon
Lunch & Learn: Weight Management @ HAWC Community Room
Jul 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

The topic is Weight Management. Space is limited, to RSVP contact investinyourhealth@spd.in.gov

Mile with Mike @ IGC-S Atrium
Jul 28 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm

Join Us for a Mile with Mike

Start the last week of the Steps Challenge strongly by participating in the Walking Group Monday, July 28 as we are joined by Governor Mike Pence for a special Mile with Mike.  The Governor’s Mile with Mike initiative is a way to encourage Hoosiers to get outside and be active. These walks have occurred all over the state during his visits to various communities.

Monday’s Mile with Mike starts at the Abe Lincoln statue on Robert D. Orr Plaza at noon. The 30 minute walk includes various groups to accommodate all fitness levels and ends back at the statue. Each walker will receive a raffle ticket for a FitBit Flex drawing at the conclusion of the walk.

If you have any questions you may contact us at  INVESTINYOURHEALTH@spd.in.gov

Participation in this walking group is totally voluntary and occurs during non-paid time. Wellness walking activities are not a condition of employment and are not covered by Workers’ Compensation. Fellow participants/leaders are not health care professionals and are not responsible for your safety. Participate at your own risk.
Jul
29
Tue
Zumba @ IGC-S Conference Room C
Jul 29 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Space is limited, to RSVP contact investinyourhealth@spd.in.gov

Participation in Health and Wellness Month exercise activities is voluntary and occurs during non-paid time. These activities are not a condition of employment and are not covered by Workers’ Compensation. Fellow participants/leaders are not health care professionals and are not responsible for your safety. Participate at your own risk.
Jul
30
Wed
Yoga @ IGC-S Conference Room C
Jul 30 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Space is limited, to RSVP contact investinyourhealth@spd.in.gov

Participation in Health and Wellness Month exercise activities is voluntary and occurs during non-paid time. These activities are not a condition of employment and are not covered by Workers’ Compensation. Fellow participants/leaders are not health care professionals and are not responsible for your safety. Participate at your own risk.

Jul
31
Thu
IGC Health Fair @ IGC-S Atrium/Conference Rooms A, B & C
Jul 31 @ 7:30 am – 3:00 pm
Sep
25
Thu
Statehouse Market @ Indiana Statehouse and Government Center
Sep 25 @ 10:30 am – 1:30 pm
Oct
1
Wed
Car Buying Lunch & Learn @ IGC-South Conference Room 16
Oct 1 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

The State Personnel Department and the Indiana Members Credit Union invite you to a Lunch & Learn session on the topic of Auto Buying. Join IMCU as they provide education about the entire auto buying process.

This includes: what to expect while at the dealership, research to do before you start, the pros and cons of leasing or buying and a complete start-to-finish overview of the car buying process. Light refreshments will be served.

Space is limited, so be sure to reserve your spot for this Lunch & Learn session by emailing us at investinyourhealth@spd.in.gov. You will receive a reminder email the day prior to this event.

Oct
2
Thu
Statehouse Market @ Indiana Statehouse and Government Center
Oct 2 @ 10:30 am – 1:30 pm
Oct
7
Tue
Zumba @ IGC-South Conference Room A
Oct 7 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

The State Personnel Department is happy to announce that Zumba is back! Join us for an invigorating Zumba workout on Tuesday, October 7at noon in Conference Room A of the IGC-South building. This class is for all levels of fitness, so don’t hesitate to join the fun.

Space is very limited, so be sure to reserve your spot for this Zumba class by emailing us at investinyourhealth@spd.in.gov. You will receive a reminder email the day prior to this event.

Oct
8
Wed
Pacers Bikeshare Lunch & Learn @ IGC-South Conference Room 16
Oct 8 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Grab your lunch and come to learn about the Pacers Bikeshare! On Wednesday, October 8at Noon in IGC-South Conference Room 16. The Pacers Bikeshare staff will be onsite to explain the program and answer any questions. Pacers Bikeshare bike hubs can be found all over Indianapolis, including in close proximity to the Indiana Government Center. Using these bikes is a great way to save time and get exercise while getting around town. The Pacers Bikeshare staff will award a few lucky participants with complimentary rides.

Space is limited, so be sure to reserve your spot for this Lunch & Learn session by emailing us at investinyourhealth@spd.in.gov. You will receive a reminder email the day prior to this event.

 

Oct
9
Thu
Statehouse Market @ Indiana Statehouse and Government Center
Oct 9 @ 10:30 am – 1:30 pm
Oct
21
Tue
Zumba @ IGC-South Conference Room A
Oct 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Join us for an invigorating Zumba workout on Tuesday, Oct. 21 at noon in Conference Room A of the IGC-South building. This class is free to all state employees and open to for all levels of fitness. Don’t hesitate to join the fun!

Space is limited, so be sure to reserve your spot by emailing us at investinyourhealth@spd.in.gov. You will receive a reminder email the day prior to this event.

Oct
22
Wed
Flu Shot Clinic @ Indiana Statehouse Atrium
Oct 22 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

You have another opportunity to get your flu shot free Wednesday, Oct. 22. Kroger pharmacists are scheduled to be onsite 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Statehouse Atrium. If you do not carry State insurance, the cost is $20 payable by cash or check.

Please Note: if you plan to bring a child under the age of 14, it is necessary to have a written prescription from the doctor for a pharmacist to administer a flu vaccine.

You need to bring your Anthem ID card and a completed waiver prior to receiving the vaccination:

Kroger Pharmacies are also administering vaccines in its retail locations. Vaccinations may also be administered at your doctor’s office, pharmacy or nearby walk-in clinic. Even at any of these locations, the state covers 100 percent of the cost, if you carry state insurance.

Indiana State Police Health Care Plan Members are eligible to utilize these clinics; however, you must complete a separate claim form and bring it with you to the clinic. State Police Human Resources is sending further information regarding flu shots, including the claim forms you need.