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Dec
5
Thu
Connecticut Ag Wellness Summit
Dec 5 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm

This free event is for Farmers, Producers, and Ag Service Providers, including Veterinarians.  Learn more here.

Dec
7
Sat
Norwich WinterFest 5K and FREE FitKids Fun Run
Dec 7 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us for the 7th Annual Norwich WinterFest 5K! Reliance Health, Inc. and HMF Events (Hartford Marathon Foundation) are pleased to bring the WinterFest 5K and Free FitKids Fun Run back to Norwich. Join this festive race for a great cause – to benefit Reliance Health, Inc., a non-profit community mental health center in Norwich while highlighting the importance of community wellness. New location and NEW COURSE for 2019! Registration and awards will be held at Kelly Middle School with the 5K taking runners through Mohegan Park.

The race is open to both walkers and runners at all fitness and experience levels – a fun family event to get moving and active! Not a runner or a walker? Consider volunteering! Volunteers get free shirts and coffee. Register to run, walk, or volunteer at: https://www.hartfordmarathon.com/norwich-winterfest-5k/

All participants get a long sleeve tech shirt, delicious post-race food and family fun activities. Balloon art, face painting, and a special prize for best costume! The races kick off with a free HMF FitKids run at 9 with the 5K following at 9:30.

HO HO HOliday Series! Celebrate the season by running all three holiday-themed races: Norwich Winterfest 5K, Blue Back Mitten Run and Run for a Claus. Register early for all 3 events to guarantee commemorative HO HO HOliday Series swag. Details available at: https://www.hartfordmarathon.com/challenge-series/

Sponsored by: The Schuster Group; Leader Stores, Southeastern Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc., Smith Insurance, Inc.; Alarming Ideas, Chelsea Groton Bank, CohnReznick LLP, Eastern CT Savings Bank, IT Direct; Scepanski Roofing; A.A. Lock & Key, Dime Bank, The Pest Pros, & Waittes Insurance

Dec
19
Thu
Becoming Your Best Self
Dec 19 @ 8:30 am – 12:45 pm

Within most healthcare and clinical settings, there is a constant push/pull of competing priorities around quality client care, productivity and clinician self-care. Often a clinician or behavioral health worker must make choices that put their client’s needs before their own. This often results in burnout, resentment, and lack of overall well-being for these caregivers. Utilizing a unique and highly effective coaching tool called the Results Roadmap™, you will have the opportunity to explore what’s most important to you regarding well-being and personal balance. In this half-day workshop, you will design a specific 90-day well-being plan that will focus on improving your energy, resiliency and overall ability to be of service to others, as well as more efficiently perform your roles within your organization.

Learn more here.

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