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Governor Proclaims May Physical Fitness and Sports Month

Governor Philip B. Scott, joined by Jennifer Butsch,  Anna Coon, Sierra Martin, Dr. Mark Levine, Emily Park, and Janet Franz, declared May Physical Fitness and Sports Month in Vermont, encouraging Vermonters to be active this spring. He will sign the proclamation on May 10, 9:30 a.m. in the Governor’s Ceremonial Office at the State House. Health […]

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Vermont Employers Honored for Wellness Programs

On March 21, Business owners, CEOs, company presidents and human resources directors from 81 Vermont worksites received awards for their onsite efforts to promote physical fitness and a healthy work-life balance. Governor Phil Scott, state health commissioner Mark Levine, and Janet Franz, chair of the Vermont Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, presented the […]

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2018 Community Wellness Grants Encourage More Physical Activity

The grants are guided by the principles of Exercise is Medicine (EIM), a global health initiative led by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). EIM is committed to the belief that physical activity plays an integral role in the prevention, treatment and management of chronic diseases and should therefore be considered and promoted as a […]

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2017-18 Learn to Ski and Snowboard Package

New this winter, $49 will get a Vermont child three full days on the mountain with a beginner ski or snowboard lesson, lift ticket and rentals! Thanks to the Vermont Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, 125 Vermont children will be able to redeem Ski Vermont’s Take 3 Beginner Package. The subsidized $49 package […]

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Apply for a 2018 Worksite Wellness Award

The 2018 Worksite Wellness Award Application is now open! The awards are given out by the Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports on behalf of the Governor of Vermont and are an opportunity for workplaces to be recognized for their commitment to staff wellness.  Please note that there is no funding associated with the award, however, it is […]

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