March 23, 2018

Health & Wellness Fair Set for March 29

Please plan to attend the Health & Wellness Fair on Wednesday, March 29 from 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. offered by UMW Dining Services and the Office of Human Resources.  Our health insurance companies, retirement vendors, local banks, Weight Watchers, CommonHealth, Giant Food nutritionist and pharmacist, and many more local  health- and wellness-related companies will be in attendance.  There will be door prizes and food samples.

Plan to visit the Chandler Ballroom in the UC March 29!

This event is free and open to faculty, staff, students and the public. If you have any questions, please contact Jennifer Cooper (

April Challenge for MaryWash Moves

Ready to log some steps?  MaryWash Moves is starting up again on April 1 and running for the whole month.   Please vote on the prize for the winning team at the Campus Recreation page at: 

Stop by the campus rec table at the Health & Wellness Fair March 29 (3:00-6:00pm in the Chandler Ballroom) to sign up for April’s MaryWash Moves Walking Challenge.
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Meal Prep 101: Giant Food Nutritionist Offers Tips

Come hear from Lindsay Pugliese, nutritionist at Giant grocery store on Tuesday, Feb. 27 from 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. in Lee Hall, Room 412. Her topic will be “Meal Prep 101. ” Note: This is a new date. There will be a food tasting, coupons and recipes to give out to the audience. The event is open to all UMW students and staff.

Eagle Village Giant Food grocery store is offering a 5% discount to UMW staff and students.  You must present your Eagle One ID card and it is valid at the Eagle Village location only.

Giant also offers heart healthy store tours– see link for dates in February:  february-2018-heart-healthy-store-tours

Human Resources Fall Events

Tuesday, Oct. 17, is the Employee Fall Luncheon in the UC Ballroom from 11 am-1:15 pm.  Please join us for lunch, prizes, presentations for awards, hear from Dr. Paino and much more! Many departments at UMW have already donated prizes for the raffle drawings plus some local gift cards will be available to win as well. Don’t forget to wear your UMW gear to earn extra raffle tickets!

Oct. 24 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. in Lee Hall 412 come hear from Giant Food Nutritionist Lindsay Pugliese about “Eating Healthy on a Budget,” and on Nov. 30 from 11 a.m. until noon in Lee Hall 412 come hear about “Nutrition for Fitness Lovers.”

Don’t forget about your 5% discount at Eagle Village Giant when you show your EagleOne card.