Vitality

February 2018 Edition

In the spirit of being sustainable, economically efficient, and allowing instant access to the latest Vitality Employee Newsletter, we provide all issues in electronic format.


2018 Spring Into Fitness Challenge

2018 Spring Into Fitness Challenge

Are you ready to break free of this cold, wintery weather and enjoy a bit of sunshine? If so, join us for the 2018 Spring Into Fitness Challenge! Registration for this annual Challenge begins on Monday, February 12. Look inside this issue for details! (page 1)


Getting the Most Out of Your Benefits

Getting the Most Out of Your Benefits

Each month benefits will be highlighted to share information about the features of our benefit options. Health Advocate, a free advocacy and assistance service for full-time employees, is featured in the February issue. (page 3-4)


2017 Free Tax Preparation Services: Money In Your Pocket

2017 Free Tax Preparation Services: Money In Your Pocket

Need help preparing your 2017 tax returns? This free service is available to those in the community with an annual income of less than $54,000. Appointments required. (page 4)


Community Information: Saving for Your Ideal Retirement

Community Information: Saving for Your Ideal Retirement

Believe it or not, planning and saving for your retirement starts now. No matter how old or young you are, or where you are in your career, your retirement begins when you start saving for it. For more information about this and other programs offered in February look inside this issue! (page 5-9)


Join the Intercultural Competency Task Force (ICCTF)

Join the Intercultural Competency Task Force (ICCTF)

Dickinson is a diverse community that values the lived experiences of its members and the expression of a variety of perspectives. We recognize that difference and diversity enrich community—but can also divide. The ICCTF is looking for members. To learn about this community opportunity look inside this issue. (page 9)


Professional Development

  • New Hires (page 2)
  • Annual Performance Reviews (page 2)
  • 7 Habits of Highly Effective People (page 8)
  • Media Relations: Faculty Lunch & Learn (page 8)
  • CPR, First Aid & AED training (page 9)
  • Intercultural Competency Task Force (page 9)

Work Life Balance

  • Aetna 1:1 Consultations (page 3)
  • Getting the Most Out of Your Benefits (page 3)
  • Retirement 1:1 Consultations (page 3)
  • 2017 Money In Your Pocket Tax Prep (page 4)
  • Down on the Farm Community Events (page 5)


Wellness Programs & Events

  • American Heart Association Wear RED! (page 1)
  • Spring Into Fitness Challenge (page 1)
  • FitBit Challenge Dickinson User Group (page 6)
  • Wellness Online (page 6)
  • Free Biometric Screenings (page 6)
  • Spring Semester Fitness programs (page 7)
  • Heart Health & Stroke Prevention (page 7)
  • Meet the Dietitian & Heart Healthy Meal Planning (page 7)
  • Dancing at Dickinson (page 8)
  • Saving for Your Ideal Retirement (page 8)

Special Programs & Announcements

  • 2018 Hersheypark Discount Ticket Sales (page 5)
  • All College Formal (page 2)
  • New Year Social - Thank you! (page 9)
  • Wellness Fitness Incentive Winner (page 10)
  • Registration/Attendance Reminders (page 10)