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  • Purposeful Parenting with Derek Malone

    Guest speaker Derek Malone will discuss tips for enhancing parent-child relationships as well as how to raise responsible children. Topics Covered: • Knowing what hat to wear (coach, mentor, cheerleader). • Right-hand, Left-hand column • Perspectives on authority
  • NOLS Spotlight

    National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) Spotlight with Lynn Petzold. Join this visual journey to learn more about NOLS and our leadership model which includes four leadership roles, seven leadership skills and one signature style. Their alumni include NASA astronauts, executives, MBA students, scholarship programs, high school students and affinity groups for women, LGBQT and POC populations.
  • Social Security Presentation with Vonda VanTil

    Social Security Retirement Workshop by Social Security Administration Public Affairs Specialist Vonda VanTil. What you need to think about when making the decision on when to file for social security. Get your info directly from the source. Topics Covered: Filing Early versus Delayed Spouses/Divorced Spouses Benefits Impact on Survivor Benefits Taxation of Benefits Work Affects Medicare Enrollment
  • Nutrition for Optimal Health-February 25, 2021

    This workshop dives deeper into the effects of nutrition on our health. Presenter: Dr. Ryan Ball DC ABAAHP FAAMFM is a published research author and provides holistic, natural healthcare to the people of the Midwest United States and beyond. Which foods are ALWAYS bad for you? Which plays a bigger role in weight loss? Diet or Exercise? Which type of protein is the most biological available? Which food is the best at providing fiber? Which foods are the most nutrient-dense?
  • Universal Studios Florida-February 24, 2021

    No longer just an “add-on” to your other Florida vacation! Make it THE Destination! Universal Studios Florida offers a great escape to exciting Parks, Family-Friendly and Luxury Resorts, and great entertainment venues! Find out about the exclusive DOD Employee ticket discounts! Also learn about their resort packages! There is something for everyone at Universal Studios Florida!
  • First Command Presents-Seven Common Mistakes in Pursuing Your Financial Goals-February 16, 2021

    Hunter Feraco, First Command Financial Advisor, tackles why is it that federal employees often struggle in their pursuit of financial well-being. Gleaned from First Command’s long experience integrating federal benefits into comprehensive financial plans, the Seven Common Mistakes demonstrates that long-term financial success is just as much about not making the wrong moves as it is about making all of the right moves.
  • All Things Disney-January 27th, 2021

    Are you curious about Disney vacation packages? Just want to know more about a Disney Cruise? How about tickets to Disneyland in California? Learn how Disney has implemented several safety measures based on guidance from health authorities, such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and appropriate government agencies. For more information on Travel & Leisure Services contact or 269-961-5084
  • Healthy Snacking-January 26, 2021

    Presenter: Allisen Rogers, B.S., Community Nutrition Instructor with Michigan State University Extension. PRESENTATION SUMMARY: What is the difference between and snack and a treat? A snack you can have every day, and a treat is something you look forward to having on occasion. Knowing the difference will help you in making healthy snacks for you and your family.
  • Maintaining Health During Challenging Times: December 11, 2020

    Presenter: Holly Tiret and Georgina Perry from MSU Extension-Social Emotional Health and Health Extension Research. The current pandemic has impacted everyone, affecting mental, social and physical health. The session will highlight ways to maintain your mental, social, emotional and physical health not just during the current Covid crisis, but any challenging times.
  • First Command Making the Most of the Thrift Savings Program: November 17, 2020

    Presented by Hunter Feraco, Financial Advisor with First Command Financial Services goes beyond an overview presentation about the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) and the important role it can play in retirement. How much should you contribute to your TSP? What investment options should you choose? Should you make Traditional or Roth contributions? We’ll tackle all of these questions and more.
  • DNR Q&A: November 3, 2020

    Presenter: Michigan Department of Natural Resources Conservation Officer Jason McCullough. Topics covered will include: Information about hunting, fishing, boating, rules & regulations, camping, trails, safety classes, licenses, winter activities, and more.
  • Diabetes Jeopardy: October 20, 2020

    Presenter: Susan Pearson RN, BSN, CDE, Diabetes Education Specialist at Ascension Borgess Diabetes and Endocrine Center will focus on minimizing and reducing the effects of diabetes. Topics include reducing your risk of developing diabetes, meal planning & nutrition, glucose level monitoring, the disease process and medication, preventing and reducing insulin dependency when possible.
  • Sleep Presentation-September 17, 2020

    Douglas Gordon, Board-Certified Doctor of Chiropractic, owner of Minges Creek Chiropractic of Battle Creek discusses the importance of sleep and its impact on health. YOU WILL LEARN: • The importance of sleep • Sleep’s effects on our overall health • How to identify hurdles • What constitutes “quality” sleep • How to “hack” your sleep


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