We are committed to utilizing innovative and effective means to engage and inspire our employees and their families to adopt and sustain healthy living practices.John Horne, Director- Safety & Health
We believe that a positive attitude to health and safety extends beyond our gates and so provide Employee Family Assistance Programs, alternative work schedules where feasible, fitness centers at some locations and educational sessions on a variety of wellness issues.Rob Bubnick, VP Safety Health & Environment
Your body hears everything your mind says. Stay positive.
Health is the soul that animates all the enjoyments of life, which fade and are tasteless without it.
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Good Balance Requires Mental and Physical Fitness

  With age comes the loss of many bodily features that are often taken for granted by younger persons. Joints and muscles begin to ache, bladders need emptying more often, and balance becomes slightly harder to control. There are things that can be done mentally and physically to maintain balance and avoid harmful falls….

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Be More Productive by Waking Up Earlier

  One important habit that many successful people all have in common is that they get up earlier in the morning than the general population.  Early risers tend to be more active and goal oriented, they feel more in charge, and they’re more proactive.  Many people find that when they defeat that urge to…

Bad posture takes it toll

Importance of Good Posture

  Take a second to think about how you’re sitting right now.  It probably isn’t with a good posture.  Most of us tend to slouch back in our seats, or slump over our keyboards; even when we’re walking, most of us don’t have good posture.  Overtime bad posture can lead to all sorts of…

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10 Things You Can Do for Your Mental Health

  Making sure you’re healthy mentally is an issue that more people are struggling with.  Sometimes it doesn’t feel like there are enough hours in the day to focus on your mental health, and that can have a negative impact, not only mentally, but physically as well.  If you’re struggling with how to take…

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Events – October 2017

  September 2017 Calendar of Events   United States Properties   Marseilles, Illinois BBQ & A Brew ‘17-October 1st Join up at the Lake Road Inn for the BBQ & A Brew 5K & 1 Mile Walk/Run Fundraiser on October 1st! Race day registration/check-in starts at 2:30 PM on October 1st.  Race time: 3:30…

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Coleslaw

  Ingredients: 3 tablespoons reduced-fat mayonnaise 3 tablespoons nonfat plain yogurt 1 tablespoon yellow mustard 2 teaspoons apple cider vinegar 1 teaspoon sugar Salt & freshly ground pepper, to taste 2 cups shredded red cabbage, (1/2 of a small head) 2 cups shredded green cabbage, ( 1/2 of a small head) 1 cup grated…

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Importance of Including Grandparents in Family Time

  Children are born into families, and families come in varying shapes and sizes. For some, there exists a multitude of aunts, uncles, and other extended family members, but the relationship a child has with a grandparent has proven to be beneficial to both the younger and older counterparts. A study conducted by Boston…

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Communication – Helping Your Child Through Early Adolescence

  It is no secret by now that communication is the main ingredient in all successful relationships. Whether romantic or platonic, relationships crave communication to flourish. The parent-child relationship is no different, and as children enter into middle grades communication sometimes becomes sparse. It is important, however, during these formative years to maintain the…

Homemade Pulled Chicken Sandwich

Pulled Barbecue Chicken

  Ingredients: 4 ounces tomato ketchup 3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar 2 tablespoons brown sugar 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 2 teaspoons dry mustard 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper 2 1/2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts 1 small onion, finely chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced Directions: Place chicken breasts in a slow…

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Lanigan, Saskatchewan

  Lanigan has a population of 1,300 and is located in south-central Saskatchewan.  Lanigan was founded in 1907 and was incorporated in 1908. Lanigan is sometimes referred to as “The Land of Potash.” Some of the notabe people who hail from Lanigan includes rock band, The Age of Electric, Curler, Cori Bartel, and notable…