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2016 Benefit Fund Newsletter Archive

News & Events

Benefit Fund at a Glance – December 2016

Benefit Fund at a Glance – December 2016

Ms. Dana Snook, RD will be hosting two cooking education classes—one in December and one in January. We’re working out the details and locations so please stay tuned for details so you can reserve your spot in these classes!( read more )

Benefit Fund at a Glance – November 2016

Benefit Fund at a Glance – November 2016

Diabetes Awareness Month: Type 2. Diabetes is one of the leading causes of disability and death in the United States. One in 11 Americans have diabetes - that’s more than 29 million people. And another 86 million adults in the United States are at high risk of developing type 2( read more )

Benefit Fund at a Glance – September 2016

Benefit Fund at a Glance – September 2016

Thank you! Many families turned out for our 3rd Annual Benefit Fund Health Fair on August 6th. This month find "10 Tips to Keep Your Cholesterol in Check" & Recipe of the Month, Almond Crusted Baked Salmon.( read more )

Benefit Fund at a Glance – August 2016

Benefit Fund at a Glance – August 2016

August is National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM) The goal of NIAM is to increase awareness about immunizations across the lifespan, from infants to the elderly. August is an ideal time to make sure everyone is up-to-date on vaccines before heading back to school and to plan ahead to receive flu vaccine.( read more )

Benefit Fund at a Glance – July 2016

Benefit Fund at a Glance – July 2016

July is Mental Health Awareness Month. Take charge of your mental health. Don't forget to surround yourself with family and friends. Talk to a counselor, social worker, nurse or trusted adult. Continue doing what you love; reading, sports, writing, nature walks, creating art...( read more )

Benefit Fund at a Glance – June 2016

Benefit Fund at a Glance – June 2016

June is Men’s Health Month. Wear BLUE Friday, June 17th, 2016. Men live sicker and die younger. Wear BLUE was created by Men’s Health Network to raise awareness about the importance of male health and to encourage men to live longer and healthier lives. Men’s health awareness can mean many different( read more )

Benefit Fund at a Glance - May 2016

Benefit Fund at a Glance - May 2016

May is Stroke Awareness month. Knowing the signs and symptoms of a stroke is the first step to ensuring medical help is received immediately. For each minute a stroke goes untreated and blood flow to the brain continues to be blocked, a person loses about 1.9 million neurons. This could( read more )

Benefit Fund at a Glance - April 2016

Benefit Fund at a Glance - April 2016

Spotlight on Colorectal cancer : Colorectal cancer is cancer of the colon or rectum. With certain types of screening, this cancer can be prevented by removing polyps before they become cancerous. March is National Nutrition Month..( read more )

Benefit Fund at a Glance - March 2016

Benefit Fund at a Glance - March 2016

Spotlight on Colorectal cancer : Colorectal cancer is cancer of the colon or rectum. With certain types of screening, this cancer can be prevented by removing polyps before they become cancerous. March is National Nutrition Month..( read more )

Benefit Fund at a Glance - February 2016

Benefit Fund at a Glance - February 2016

Teen Dating: Unhealthy relationships can start early and last a lifetime; February is Healthy Heart Month, Know the signs of a heart attack.( read more )

Benefit Fund at a Glance - January 2016

Benefit Fund at a Glance - January 2016

Know your blood pressure! Ring in a healthy and happy 2016 with these 5 great new years resolutions. Recipe of the month: Tuscan Bean and Vegetable Soup with Floating Bruschetta.( read more )