Living Well @LWTech

The purpose of Living Well @LWTech is to assist employees by promoting a healthy lifestyle. It is designed to educate, motivate, and support the LWTech staff in taking charge of their personal health and wellness. Through living a healthy lifestyle, staff will be energized and engaged in the success of the college community.

We define wellness as incorporating these aspects.

LWTech Wellness

  • Physical - Fitness, Nutrition, Medical Health
  • Intellectual - Education, Learning
  • Emotional - Coping, Feelings
  • Social - Interaction, Relationships
  • Occupational - Security, Balance, Fulfillment
  • Spiritual - Values Systems

Upcoming Events

Holiday Food Drive

The annual Food Drive will be hosted by the Living Well Committee this year and we will start collecting items mid-October. Watch for information in your LWTech email regarding drop-off locations. The collected items will be going to a nearby center that will distribute to families in need.

In the meanwhile, you can start thinking about what you can donate using the suggestions below. These are mere suggestions, you may donate from an category:

Your Last Name Begins With  Suggested Category to Donate
A-B Canned meals, chili, ravioli - pop top preferred
C-D  Canned meat (tuna, chicken, salmon)
E-F  Fruit (canned, fresh or dried)
G-H  Grains (pasta, rice, quinoa, barley, etc.)
I-L Hearty soup and stews (pop top preferred)
M Cereal and oatmeal
N Healthy pre-packaged snacks
O-P Cooking oils
Q-S Baby items (size 3-6 diapers, wipes, formula)
T Hygiene items (toothpaste, toothbrushes, shampoo, soap, deodorant, razors, combs, brushes)
U-V Paper items (toilet paper, paper towels, foil, zip-lock bags)
W-Z Household and cleaning items (dish or dishwasher soap, household products, laundry soap)
November Gratitude

Starting on October 28, 2019, respond to the daily Gratitude prompts on the the (private to LWTech employees) Living Well @ LWTech Facebook page. If you reply to at least 6 gratitude prompts, you will be entered in for your chance to win a pie from the LWTech Bakery! (As organized through this committee. Contact Allen Levine or Rhonda DeWitt for more details.)

Resources

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

The Washington State Employee Assistance program has much to offer WA State employees to help bridge areas of concern related to the workplace, including wellness.

Employee Frontline Newsletters

Monthly newsletters brought to you by the WA State Employee Assistance Program

2019

Fitness Center Information

All LWTech employees can use the Fitness Center and its equipment at no cost! The center also offers free fitness testing assessments, individualized training, or assistance with gym equipment. The Fitness Center offers showers and clothes lockers to bicyclists and walkers. 

Fitness Center

Committee Members

More Wellness Resources at LWTech