Free Healthy Business Forum Offered

The Lower Shore business community can learn how worksite wellness saves money and increases productivity at a free healthy business forum to be held on Wednesday, May 21, 2014, from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Holiday Inn on South Salisbury Boulevard, Salisbury, Maryland.

The Wicomico and Worcester County Health Departments, together with Healthiest Maryland Businesses, invite business owners, human resource professionals, finance staff, benefit coordinators, and health champions from businesses located in Somerset, Wicomico, and Worcester counties to attend the forum. Participants must register online by May 15, 2014 at  tinyurl.com/nqaosnm.

The forum will include presentations about worksite wellness programs implemented at local businesses, creating wellness policies, and developing environments that support healthy lifestyle behaviors for employees. There will also be networking opportunities with other professionals as well as with area agencies that will share what they have to offer to businesses. A light breakfast and giveaways will also be provided.

Seating is limited. For more information call 410-334-3480.

Funding for this conference was made possible (in part) by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention through the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene's Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services or the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, nor does the mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government or the State of Maryland.

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