MVP Health Care receives ‘Gold’ Award for workplace wellness

first_imgMVP Health Care,MVP Health Care, a leading not-for-profit health care plan, today announced that it has been honored by the Vermont Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports for its worksite wellness program.  MVP received the award from Governor Peter Shumlin at the Worksite Wellness Conference, presented by the Vermont Department of Health, held earlier today in Burlington for its promotion of good health practices on and off the job. Receiving the award on behalf of MVP was President and CEO Dave Oliker.‘At MVP, our employees and their families are the heart of our business,’ Oliker said. ‘As a result, our company culture focuses on our employee wellness programs, which engage our employees and their families to live healthy lifestyles, decrease the risk of disease, and enhance the quality of life, all of which contribute to the company’s continued success.’MVP was recognized for its outstanding tools and support it offers employees and their families including premium discounts for healthy BMI data, Wellstyle Rewards, a points-based incentive program for employees who are improving their personal health status, a 10-week Choose to Lose weight loss challenge and access to health coaches, online tools, classes and programs.‘We are committed to offering our employees and their families the same kinds of wellness programs to get and stay healthy that we embed in many of the health insurance products we offer in the Vermont communities that we live, work and serve,’ said William Little, Vice President at MVP Health Care in Vermont.This is the first time MVP Health Care has been recognized by the Vermont Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports Worksite Wellness Committee and was chosen from a group of 79 entrants.About MVP Health CareFounded in 1983, MVP Health Care is a regional, not-for-profit health insurer based in Schenectady, N.Y. Through its operating subsidiaries, it provides fully insured and self-funded employer health benefits plans, dental insurance, and ancillary products, such as flexible-spending accounts, to more than 700,000 subscribers in New York State, Vermont and New Hampshire. For more information, visit: www.mvphealthcare.com(link is external).last_img read more

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Three arrested following stabbing, attempted robbery of Cornell University student

first_imgThe investigation is ongoing and anyone with more information is to contact the Ithaca Police Department at 607-272-3245 or 607-272-9973 Related: https://wbng.com/2020/03/23/cornell-university-student-stabbed-police-looking-for-suspects/ ITHACA (WBNG)- Ithaca police arrested three people Monday, following a Sunday night stabbing and an attempted robbery of a Cornell University student. Ithaca Police say that information and evidence discovered during this investigation indicates that robbery was the motivation for this violent criminal incident. All three were charged with Attempted Robbery in the First Degree and Gang Assault in the Second Degree in relation to the stabbing. They also say, there is not any indication or evidence that these crimes are bias related. Ithaca Police arrested 18-year-old Tahajjuddin AbdurRashid, 20-year-old Thomas Payton-Harp and an unnamed 16 year old Adolescent.last_img read more

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Shake Shack employees off the hook after investigation into sick officers

first_imgSeveral Shake Shack employees have been cleared of wrongdoing after three officers became extremely ill while consuming milkshakes from the restaurant.The incident was reported on Monday at the burger chain on 200 Broadway Shack in Manhattan.According to the report, a cleaning substance was found in their milkshakes, which caused the illness.All three officers were taken to an area hospital where they were treated for their illness and later released.The establishment released a statement saying that they were “horrified” by the report of the officers becoming ill and that they were working with investigators to get to the bottom of what happened.After the investigation, Chief of Detectives Rodney Harrison released a statement saying that the NYPD found no criminality on the part of Shake Shack’s employees and that the machine that produced the milkshake was improperly cleaned, leaving residue from a cleaning agent or bleach inside.last_img read more

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MDI Girls’ Tennis Takes Two, Boys Split Pair of Matches

first_img Bio Latest posts by admin (see all) BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School girls’ tennis teams’ experience is shoring up the season, giving them a couple of wins in the past week. Trojan Addie Maxwell sends a volley back over the net in her match against John Bapst Crusader Ashley Gale on May 4.—JEFF WALLSThe Trojan boys split their matches, winning one and losing one but gaining valuable time on the court while doing so.Against the John Bapst Crusaders on May 4, the girls won 4-1. The boys’ team dropped a match by the same score.In Lincoln on May 1, The MDI girls took the win against the Mattanawcook Academy Lynx 4-1. This is placeholder textThis is placeholder textThe Trojan boys had a convincing win over the Lynx, sweeping the day 5-0. For more sports stories, pick up a copy of the Mount Desert Islander. Latest Posts admincenter_img House fire in Winter Harbor – October 27, 2014 Hancock County Court News Nov. 3 thorugh Dec. 11 – January 22, 2015 State budget vs. job creation – January 22, 2015last_img read more

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