NOW:53022:USA01012
http://widgets.journalinteractive.com/cache/JIResponseCacher.ashx?duration=5&url=http%3A%2F%2Fdata.wp.myweather.net%2FeWxII%2F%3Fdata%3D*USA01012
14°
H 18° L 14°
Clear | 6MPH

'Corporate Wellness' is Topic of Friday Forum at MATC's Mequon Campus Dec. 7.

Dec. 5, 2012

“Corporate Wellness” is the topic of a Friday Forum discussion set for 7:30 to 9 a.m. Friday, Dec. 7, in the Lecture Hall at Milwaukee Area Technical College’s Mequon Campus, 5555 W. Highland Road.

Anne Sheridan, MATC employee wellness coordinator, will address how businesses can develop a wellness program that will benefit their employees. Lucia Francis, vice president of MATC’s Mequon Campus, will moderate a discussion following the presentation. Sheridan will discuss management support, teamwork, data collection, planning, interventions, environmental support and evaluation. She also will detail how a wellness initiative led to surprise results and outcomes.

Businesses of all sizes have recognized that a healthy workforce contributes to a healthy bottom line. Over the next decade, factors like an aging population and ramifications of the new health care law are expected to result in more employers developing their own wellness programs.

A $5 per-person charge covers continental breakfast. For more information or reservations, please contact Sandra Webster by Thursday, Dec. 6, at (262) 238-2205 or websters@matc.edu.

Friday forums are co-sponsored by the Mequon Campus of Milwaukee Area Technical College, the Ozaukee County Board, the University of Wisconsin and INVEST. The series advances regional progress by bringing key people together to solve problems, share information and build relationships.

Wisconsin’s largest technical college and the most diverse two-year institution in the Midwest, Milwaukee Area Technical College is a key driver of southeastern Wisconsin’s economy and has provided innovative education in the region since 1912. Approximately 50,000 students per year attend the college’s four campuses and community-based sites or learn online. MATC offers affordable and accessible education and training opportunities that empower and transform lives in the community. The college offers 200 academic programs; nearly 400 transfer options leading to bachelor’s degrees; and a Pre-College Education division that assists people to complete high school, prepare for college or enter the workforce. Overwhelmingly, MATC graduates build careers and businesses in southeastern Wisconsin. The college is accredited through the Higher Learning Commission, the national standard for academics and student services.




 

This site uses Facebook comments to make it easier for you to contribute. If you see a comment you would like to flag for spam or abuse, click the "x" in the upper right of it. By posting, you agree to our Terms of Use.

Suburban News Roundup

E-mail Newsletter

Your link to the biggest stories in the suburbs delivered Thursday mornings.


Enter your e-mail address above and click "Sign Up Now!" to begin receiving your e-mail newsletter
Get the Newsletter!

Login or Register to manage all your newsletter preferences.

Community Watch

» Germantown girls basketball team in regional final after 56-46 win 2/27

» Germantown school district discusses issues with student food waste 2/27

» Rixton to play at Menomonee Falls High School 2/27

» Construction to begin on expanded emergency department at CMH in Menomonee Falls 2/27

» Germantown parents speak out against large kindergarten class sizes, district acknowledges problem 2/24

» Menomonee Falls School Board takes steps to include two referendum questions on April 2016 ballot 2/24

» Best friends, Barry Manilow 'Fanilows' to reunite at Milwaukee concert 2/23

» Damage to vacant Menomonee Falls school property estimated well over $10,000 2/23

» Knodl supports, speaks in favor of Right-to-work legislation 2/23

» Germantown school board approves resignation of teacher arrested for vandalism 2/23

» Germantown boys basketball team clinches outright NSC title 2/20

» Vacant Menomonee Falls school property vandalized 2/20

» Falls School Board to discuss public involvement in development of facilities plans 2/20

» Germantown girls basketball team wins 2nd outright North Shore crown 2/20

» Germantown teen to play Carnegie Hall 2/19

» Germantown Park and Recreation Department hires new recreation supervisor 2/18

» Farrow, Schellinger advance in County Executive race 2/17

» Germantown kindergarten teacher to resign after reassignment, disorderly conduct arrest 2/17

» Germantown dog doesn't win at Westminster, but holds head high 2/17

» High School students from Menomonee Falls earn honorable mention in JA Business Challenge 2/17

» Village board opts to retain historic home as-is in downtown Menomonee Falls 2/17

» Man charged for fleeing an officer, bail jumping after Feb. 11 car chase that ended in Germantown 2/16

» Menomonee Falls Village Board to consider future of beloved historic property 2/16

» Germantown Village Board lowers speed limit on Donges Bay Road 2/16

» In 'Lassie moment,' Germantown dog leads officer to unconcious woman 2/14

View All Posts Got a tip? Welcome rss

Advertisement

Advertisement

Local Business Directory

CONNECT