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Brazos County Employee Wellness

March is National Nutrition Month. 
The 2013 theme, "Eat Right, Your Way, Every Day," encourages personalized healthy eating styles and recognizes that food preferences, lifestyle, cultural and ethnic traditions and health concerns all impact individual food choices. Learn more here.  (link this to

February was American Heart Month. 
Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women, but heart disease is preventable and controllable.  Learn more here.

New Walking Club!  Join in on the fun.  Currently we meet daily at Noon (Monday-Friday) in front of the Student Center.  To get on our Walking Club e-mail list and/or start another group with a time that works for you send a message to

One mile walk around campus
One mile walk in and out of the buildings, up and down the stairs
.4 mile walk in and out of buildings first floor only.

5 K charity run:  Save the date and stay tuned for more information on this fun event sponsored by the English Honor Society.   April 20, 2013 on the Villa Maria Campus.  More details soon.

Brown Bag Lunch Wellness Series:  Please join us for lunch (bring your own) and discussion.

Mental Health  

February 28, 2013

12:30 PM  Room E-120 

Physical Health

March TBA 


Financial Health       

April TBA


Lifestyle management and wellness programs are provided by our insurance providers.  We encourage everyone to take advantage of these services:

Health Select and United Health Care offers its members Wellness Resources. Please logon to   This page contains information on health and wellness, health education, health discount programs, vision care discounts, behavioral health benefits, wellness coaching, and much more.

Scott & White Health Plan VitalCare offers its members a variety of online lifestyle management programs that can be accessed at or by phone at 1-800-321-7947.  We encourage you to make the most of VitalCare’s convenient and valuable services such as the nurse advice line, health risk assessment, online lifestyle management programs with disease and condition guidance programs.

Contact a committee member to share your ideas.
Want to join the committee?  Contact one of the co-chairs.

Your committee members:

Kathy Anzivino Bennie Graves
John Beaver (Co-Chair) Samantha Johnson
Jeff Bronson Marie Kirby (Co-Chair)
Amanda Brown Jason Vrooman
David Corkran