Wellness Summit 2013 Challenges

Thursday, November 7th, 2013

DSCF4873Targeting The Challenges to Surface Solutions

Here are the challenges the teams shared with summit participants.  At the tables people drilled down by asking “Why” questions to seek out what the root challenge(s) might actually be. This discovery is leading to working on solutions that will actually impact the root challenge.

Healthier Choices:  People regularly choose unhealthy food options at home and away from home.

Mental Fitness:  People of all ages in Mower County are experiencing feelings of stress, anxiety, isolation, hopelessness and depression.

Workforce Wellness:  Communicating wellness information to employees effectively.

4th Annual Wellness Summit Agendas | Community Invitation!

Sunday, September 8th, 2013

Citizen driven collaboration in actionOur Saviors Lutheran Church

1600 West Oakland Ave
Austin, MN

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Feedback that Fuels Action

Friday, January 11th, 2013

The 3rd Annual Wellness Summit provided an environment that fostered energy and encouragement as the past year was reviewed, current efforts were featured and feedback was shared to direct the steps of this unique citizen-driven movement that seeks to make healthier choices easier for us all.

Over eighty citizens gathered Friday, October 5th at the Hormel Historical Home, representing county-wide businesses, schools, service organization, faith communities and citizens, all committed to exploring sensible ways to improve the health of Mower County.


Creating Collaboration

Tuesday, January 8th, 2013

At the Annual Winter Banquet and Awards Program optimism was contagious! The evening was an opportunity to learn about exciting growth that is occurring in our community and how the work of Chamber members is enhancing the experience of so many here in the Austin area.

Mower Refreshed is committed to supporting efforts that promote wellness in the workplace. The Workforce Wellness goal group of Mower Refreshed is partnering with business leaders to learn what tools and resources would be practical and effective for employers to promote wellness in the work environment.