Posted tagged ‘health’

Weight Watchers at Work – Fall Series!

August 8, 2018

GRCC would like to continue offering Weight Watchers at Work, and we are looking for 15 or more employees to join in our success in order to continue the program. Our current members have collectively lost over 500 pounds since January!

Enjoy a 15% discount if you register by August 9th! Cost for the program is $132.60 for 12 weeks of on-campus meetings (on Thursdays) beginning September 6th and online e-tool access. After August 9th, the cost for the program will be $156. Did you also know that if you take advantage of the Flex Spending Account, the cost of the program could be covered with a medical necessity doctor’s note? For more information, please contact the Benefits Office.

If you are interested in participating, please contact Nicole Dekker (x3848, and join us at a meeting on Thursday, August 9th, at 12:30 p.m. in room 144 Main.

Might As Well Be Walking On The Sun: GRCC Walking Challenge Update

July 17, 2018

Four green-shirted "Tread Shredders" pose for a photo outside during the Going the Distance at GRCC Walking Challenge

Despite the toasty temperatures last week, participants in the Going the Distance at GRCC Walking Challenge logged over 1 million steps! Pictured are 4 Tread Shredders with their game faces on, while their other two teammates are working hard to catch up to the Sole Sisters, who are leading the pack! Who is going to take the lead this week?

If you’re interested in joining the challenge, it’s not too late! Join anytime, and all are welcome.

For questions or accommodations, please contact Nicole Dekker (x3848;


Recap: Summer Canning Fun with Human Resources

June 18, 2018

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Several GRCC staff members got together last Friday to attend a two-hour workshop by The Canning Diva® to learn the basics of home canning, dehydrating, and proper long-term storage methods.  Each participant was able to leave with a jar of their culinary creation.

Human Resources professional development opportunities

June 8, 2018


Google Docs & Google Drive

Thursday, June 14, 2018 (1:30 pm – 3:00 pm)

Learn how to access Google Drive for staff. Google Drive is a cloud-based service that offers file storage, document creation, and more. Real-time collaboration with multiple users is possible. The class will provide an overview of how to access your GRCC account, the basics of Google Drive for file management, and an overview of Google online collaboration using various Google Apps.


Summer Canning Fun! with The Canning Diva-Diane Devereaux

Friday, June 15, 2018 (11:30 am – 1:00 pm)

Gardens are starting to take shape and grow delicious seasonal vegetables. What better time than now to learn how to successfully preserve their bounty. The Canning Diva® will facilitate a two-hour workshop teaching the basics of home canning, dehydrating, and proper long-term storage methods. Additionally, the workshop will provide a hands-on opportunity to learn the art and craft of home canning. This is an instructional and participative class where you can help prep foods we are canning. Each participant will take home a jar of their culinary creation.

Honey, We Shrunk Our Colleagues: Weight Watchers At Work Success!

June 4, 2018

In just 20 weeks, a group of 25 employees from all across GRCC lost a combined total of 428 pounds through the Weight Watchers at Work program! Meeting every Thursday in the Far Side Room, this group has shared stories of struggles, triumphs, and offered support to one another on their journeys to becoming healthier versions of themselves. Way to go!

If you are interested in joining Weight Watchers at Work, please contact Nicole Dekker ( or x3848) for details. The next series begins June 7th, but join any time! We are always welcoming new members.

Summer Wellness Classes are in full swing!

June 4, 2018

Check out the great schedule of offerings, grab a friend, and come sweat! We have a little something for everyone.

As always, there’s no need to sign up – just show up and see what the fun is all about. You are welcome to bring your spouse, child over 18, or friend(s) to these classes. Non-GRCC participants are asked to pay a small $20 fee per semester. All are welcome!

**Please note wellness classes will not be held the week of July 2-6 in observance of Independence Day.**

Contact Nicole Dekker (, x3848) with any questions.