PLYMOUTH HARBOR ON SARASOTA BAY EMPLOYEE NEWSLETTER
JANICE MARTIN 2,161,723 JULY 2017
1,753,107 DATES TO REMEMBER
Front Desk 1,419,510
1,323,862 JULY 1
LORI HOSKINS 1,276,046 Summer OnBoard
Dining Services Begins!
SHEILA STRAHORN JULY 4
Smith Care Center
*Note: The above numbers are from 3:00 p.m. on Friday, June 30th. JULY 11
Congratulations to Janice Martin, our by appointment
Spring OnBoard Walking Challenge Winner!
Janice Martin (Front Desk) is the winner of our Mandatory
ﬁrst OnBoard Walking Challenge, with more than
2 million steps! Below are a few words from our ALL STAFF
winner. Congratulations, Janice!
What motivated you to walk so far?
“I didn’t start this challenge thinking ‘I’m going to try and win this.’ But 10:30 a.m.
then I saw everyone else on the leaderboard, it encouraged me to step or 2:30 p.m.
it up - pun intended.” in Pilgrim Hall
Did you have a regular routine? JULY 13 New!
“Not necessarily. I’ve always enjoyed walking and I’ve been doing it and Repeat
for years. I usually average about four to six miles per day. When the
challenge began, I started doing more.” JULY 27
Why do you feel this challenge was beneﬁcial? Learn n Earn
“I really am glad Plymouth Harbor is offering this wellness program.
It makes you stop and think about being healthy. As an added bonus, “Strategies for
with all this exercise, I’ve allowed myself to relish a little bit more in
dishes that I normally wouldn’t eat.” Stress Management”
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Learn n Earn
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4 MONTHS Summer OnBoard Walking Challenge Rules
le to earn Bucks! *Please note: The deadline to sign up was Friday, June 30th.
• The Summer Challenge begins on Saturday, July 1, 2017.
DON’T MISS OUT! • The deadline to sign up was 11:59 p.m. on June 30, 2017.
OnBoard Bucks for the 2017 • The Challenge ends Saturday, September 30, 2017 at 11:59 p.m.
calendar year must be earned • The minimum step requirement for the entire challenge is
by the Beneﬁts Fair, held on
November 7th and 8th. •Participants will earn $1 in OnBoard Wellness Rewards Bucks
This includes the $40 OnBoard per 100,000 steps AFTER the minimum of 400,000 is met.
Wellness Rewards Bucks required
for the 2018 insurance • Less than 400,000 steps = 0 Wellness Reward Bucks
premium reduction. • 400,000 – 499,999 steps = 4 Wellness Rewards Bucks
• 500,000 – 599,999 steps = 5 Wellness Rewards Bucks
View your OnBoard Wellness Binder • 600,000 – 699,999 steps = 6 Wellness Rewards Bucks
for Buck-earning opportunities! • 700,000 – 799,999 steps = 7 Wellness Rewards Bucks
We will host an OnBoard Bucks • 800,000 – 899,999 steps = 8 Wellness Rewards Bucks
“store” in December 2017, where • 900,000 – 999,999 steps = 9 Wellness Rewards Bucks
• 1,000,000 or more steps = 10 Wellness Rewards Bucks,
employees can spend excess bucks. which is the maximum amount you can earn for this challenge.
For ChallengeRunner questions: www.ChallengeRunner.com/
Support/Trackers; For Fitbit questions: 1-877-623-4997 or Help.Fitbit.
com/; For OnBoard Challenge Questions: Contact Jennifer Bruneman
WHAT’S UP on Facebook for more photos!
IN WELLNESS Facebook.com/PlymouthHarbor
Contact Wellness Director
Chris Cooper to schedule:
Ext 377 or
Are you interested in working
with Plymouth Harbor’s
Employee Health Coach?
Contact Employee Health Coach
Joan Weder at 941-374-0815
or [email protected]
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Plymouth Harbor’s Got Talent! Have a funny, cute, or creative
picture of your pet(s)?
Come and support your
coworkers performing in We’re looking for the best
the Employee Talent Show! pet picture every month
Franco Valencia (Dining from employees! The
Services) will emcee the winner, selected by the
event and all employees OnBoard team, will be included
and residents are invited in the following month’s
to attend. The winner will
be measured by applause, issue of The Current.
so be sure to support your Send images to
favorite performances! Communications
When: Friday, July 21st, from 2:00-3:00 p.m. Specialist Kathy Messick:
Where: Pilgrim Hall [email protected]
EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH PLEASE NOTE:
THERE WILL NOT BE AN
JANICE MARTIN, FRONT DESK I PROGRAM IN JULY.
Notes from Janice’s nomination form: THE PROGRAM WILL RESUME
Janice is a hard worker and IN AUGUST.
is diligent about completing her
assignments. She is always pleasant,
upbeat, and has a positive attitude.
Janice has always made herself
available to help, even if she has two
phone calls and people asking her to
do another task. She somehow ﬁnds the time, even for ‘extra’
things to help her fellow employees. She speaks to everyone
very politely and handles pressure with grace.
July Learn n Earns
Earn $1 OnBoard Wellness Rewards Buck per session. (Annual max: $14)
Sarasota Memorial Hospital’s HealthFit presents:
STRATEGIES FOR STRESS MANAGEMENT
Thursday, July 13th from 12:00-12:30 p.m. New!
and Thursday, July 27th from 2:00-2:30 p.m. Repeat
Wellness Director Chris Cooper presents:
EXERCISE WITH RESISTANCE BANDS
Thursday, July 20th from 12:00-12:30 p.m. New!
Now taking place in the Wellness Center Group Fitness Room!
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LISA SIROKY,DESIGN AND RENOVATION We think Plymouth
Harbor is a great
I requested an item for the gazebo place to work, and
in the south gardens near the Bay on in August, we’ll be
Tuesday, May 9th. Lisa had it delivered asking if you agree
on Thursday, May 11th. I was really by participating in the
impressed. Thank you Lisa. Sarasota Herald-Tribune’s
“2017 Best Places to Work” survey.
Liz Acs Housekeeping 3rd
Debbie Burris Dining Services 5th This survey and recognition program is
Haley Coles Smith Care Center 5th dedicated to identifying and recognizing
Marcos Franca Landscaping 5th Sarasota and Manatee’s best employers,
Brandi Burgess Smith Care Center 8th and this is the ﬁrst year the survey is
Eric Johnson Dining Services 9th being conducted.
Marie Alexis Home Care 10th
Coretta Byrd Dining Services 10th More speciﬁcally, “Best Places to Work”
Brian Roach Maintenance 11th is a survey competition to determine
Tammy Lowe Smith Care Center 12th which participants are the best
Jacquelyn Craft Smith Care Center 13th employers in the region. It consists of
Paul Pazkowski Housekeeping 15th two parts: 1) The employer completes
Lissette Sanchez Vargas Smith Care Center 16th an online survey, detailing company
Ed Snook Dining Services 16th policies, practices, beneﬁts, and
Tara Mitchell Smith Care Center 18th demographics. 2) Employees complete
Dennis Macias Smith Care Center 19th an online survey of statements using
Maritza Rocha Chagolla Home Care 20th a scale of ﬁve points ranging from
Eva Duerr Smith Care Center 23rd “Agree Strongly” to “Disagree Strongly.”
Cesar Etayo Maintenance 23rd
Lois Neuenschwander Smith Care Center 23rd Employees will have two weeks to
Deena Neal Dining Services 27th complete the survey: Friday, August 4th,
Alex Palacio Caro Maintenance 30th through Friday, August 18th. Please stay
tuned for more information!
If Plymouth Harbor makes the list, we’ll
celebrate with a Food Truck Friday!
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