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Design for Wellness: Strategies to Unite Health & Design

by Madeleine Evans
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Design can be about many things: beauty, symmetry, color - but one of the most powerful elements of building and space design is the opportunity to impact and improve the health and well-being of people. Through thoughtful design choices like strategic placement of drinking water stations, selection of non-toxic materials and lighting that aligns with the body’s circadian rhythms, designers can be ambassadors for public health, a mission that we wholeheartedly believe in.

With Growing Community Garden Initiative, Teen Tackles Hunger and Obesity in Missouri

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Sophie Bernstein always wanted to grow her own garden. At 12 years old, she was looking for a meaningful project to complete for her bat mitzvah – something that would serve a larger purpose and help the community. Sophie realized she had the perfect opportunity to start her garden, while also benefitting others by donating the crops that her garden produced to the local food bank. She had no idea where that project would take her.

CBS “Courage in Sports” Features the Arrow Quintum, Paralympians With Purpose

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Arrow Electronics presented “Courage in Sports” on CBS over the weekend. The documentary-style U.S. television program features inspiring stories of athletes who have overcome adversity. This year, “Courage in Sports” showcased the Arrow Quintum—five paralympians with a common purpose to push their own limits and inspire the next generation.

The Secret to Aging Well

By: Lorna Donatone
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I just turned 60. It’s an interesting age.

Passed the years of fearing the “F’s” (The Big 40 & 50), I have found this birthday easy to embrace. I’m more confident and knowledgeable and less insecure about the march of time across my limbs. I am ready to grow with age, not fight it.

Part of this is maturity, part anticipation of senior discounts and part from the insights I benefit from in my line of work.

Sodexo Emphasizes the Importance of Childhood Health and Wellness Through Support of Marine Corps Marathon Kids Run

Sodexo, a company focused on Quality of Life, has proudly supported the MCM Kids Run since 2003
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., October 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life Services and a partner to the United States Marine Corps, joined forces with that organization last weekend in support of its annual Marine Corps Marathon (MCM) Kids Run.  This event, a one-mile just-for-fun run for kids age 5-12, is an annual lead-up activity to the largest marathon in the world that doesn't offer prize money. Sodexo has sponsored the event since 2003.

Wellness at Whirlpool

By Tony Wittkowski
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BENTON HARBOR — When Cynthia Small was hired to work at Whirlpool Corp. as a nurse practitioner, the idea of having a health professional on-site was a relatively new idea for the appliance maker.

Six years later, Small is now one of eight HealthWorks team members who provide support for more than 4,000 employees at Whirlpool’s 12 Southwest Michigan locations.

Cycling the Crossroads of the World with Cycle for Survival

by Michael Valentino
Blog

Times Square – the heavily nicknamed Crossroads of the World, Center of the Universe, or Heart of the World (among others) – draws an estimated 50 million annual visitors; more than 300,000 pedestrians pass through daily. It is also home to a pair of towers where Viacom keeps offices.

Three Quality of Lifehacks for Incorporating Fitness Into Your Workday

By: Quality of Lifehacks
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As the weather starts to cool and we start seeing less sun each day, encouraging yourself to work out before or after work becomes harder and harder.

Aramark Volunteers Bring Nutrition and Culinary Education to Nashville Youth

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Aramark chefs, dietitians and dozens of other volunteers created whole wheat pita and vegetable sandwiches and bananas on a stick for Nashville's Martha O'Bryan Center pre-schoolers on Aramark Building Community Day (ABC Day), the company’s global day of service. The volunteer service day is part of the company's year-round community engagement that inspires people t lead healthier lives and succeed through education and employment.  

Aramark Associates Revitalize Playground for Wynnewood Family Hope Center

Aramark Building Community Day reinforces health and wellness commitment.
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More than 10,000 Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) team members, including more than 100 from the Dallas area, volunteered to support community centers and nonprofit organizations in the communities where they live and work, on Aramark Building Community Day (ABC Day). 

Volunteers in 15 countries, including the U.S., Canada, Chile, China and the United Kingdom, gave their time, energy and expertise to over 500 service projects, which will bring health and wellness education and workforce readiness programs to families in underserved communities.

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