Wellness Committee

27
Aug

Get to know your benefits

Did you know we have access to a wide array of discounts on fitness, apparel, nutrition, travel and even a gym membership benefit if you are enrolled in our Conifer Realty health insurance? Here are just a few of the neat perks: Pay $29/month for access to 10,000+ participating gyms nationwide.  This means you may […]

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23
Aug

CONIFER HITS THE GROUND RUNNING

The Veterans Outreach Center (VOC) held its annual “Pound the Ground” race on Wednesday, August 14th, at Mendon Ponds Park.  Conifer is thrilled it had a team of enthusiastic participants again this year. Our very own Lisa Kaseman sacrificed running the 5k this year, but for a good cause; chauffeuring her two daughters.  Lisa braved […]

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21
Aug

2018 VOC Pound the Ground 10K / 5K

The VOC held its annual “Pound the Ground” race on Wednesday August 15th at Mendon Ponds Park. Conifer once again had a team of enthusiastic participants, with one even brave enough to tackle the 10k Run! Every veteran who has fought for America should have a safe affordable home in America, and, too often they […]

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10
Aug

VOC Pound The Ground 10K & 5K Run / Walk

On Wednesday, August 9th, Conifer sponsored the 2017 VOC Pound The Ground 10K & 5K Run / Walk to support our local veterans.  Thank you all who came out and participated in such a wonderful event. Here is some information about the VOC. Every veteran who has fought for America should have a safe affordable […]

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13
Dec

Healthier Season’s Eatings

Before your next holiday get-together, take a moment to review these simple strategies. Whether you’re the host or visiting to enjoy good food and great company, by making smart choices you can stay on track for a healthy holiday! DO: Do place food dishes on a separate table or counter rather than on the table […]

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02
Sep

Wellness Committee Bike Ride

Allen Handelman, VP of Development, lead the Wellness Committee bike ride on August 26th in Rochester, NY. The group met at Genesee Valley Park Roundhouse and rode to Charlotte Beach, and back. For those not familiar with the area, here is a map of their trail. After nearly 3 hours, the group had rode close to […]

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30
Aug

Conifer Volunteer Day at the Howard County Food Bank!

On August 30th 2016, our Maryland Regional office volunteered their time at the Howard County Food Bank. The team helped sort, organize and stock shelves at the local distribution center. The Howard County Food Bank is a community resource where individuals and families, with proper documentation certifying their eligibility, shop for needed food and other […]

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19
Aug

Ronald McDonald House Charities, Rochester, NY

On Thursday, August 18th, the Rochester Office, sponsored by the Wellness Committee, volunteered at the Ronald McDonald House.  The Ronald McDonald house provides lodging and support to more than 800 families each year, and meals are an important part of that. As a result of Conifer donating their time and food the families were able […]

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27
Apr

YOGA DAY FOR CHARITY!

On Sunday, April 17th the Wellness Committee sponsored a donation yoga class at Tru Yoga in Rochester’s South Wedge neighborhood. Class was “pay what you can” and all money benefited Conifer’s campaigns for the United Way and Golisano Children’s Hospital. Instructor Danielle Rinallo led the class through a series of stretches, breathing exercises and strengthening yoga […]

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18
Mar

March’s Fruit of the Month

AVOCADO! You might be inclined to call it a vegetable, thanks to its green hue and savory taste, but the Avocado is technically a fruit, and even more specifically, a single-seeded berry. They lower bad cholesterol – Avocados are one of the only fruits that contain heart-healthy monounsaturated fat (the good-for-you fat) that helps boost […]

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18
Feb

Chris Pugliese and the Polar Plunge

Chris Pugliese, Project Coordinator in the New Jersey office has been involved with the Polar Plunge for the past two years. The 2016 Plunge at Seaside benefits the Special Olympics! The event has set a goal to raise $1,600,000 and is scheduled for Saturday, February 20th at 9:00am. Chris has set up a donation page to help […]

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23
Oct

Maryland Community Wellness

On Thursday, October 22nd  the Maryland Office (Conifer & Conifer-LeChase Construction) volunteered their time at our local food bank. We volunteered at the Howard County Food Bank under the Community Action Council of Howard County, MD. The team helped sort, organize and stock shelves at the local distribution center. The Howard County Food Bank is a […]

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13
Oct

Well, Well, Wellness – Physical and Social Activities

The challenge was laid out and quite a few people accepted. Their mission: move their bodies more than their co-workers. In September, employees in the Rochester office were invited to participate in a movement challenge – walking, running, biking, dancing; it didn’t matter what the activity was, so long as it could be recorded on […]

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01
Oct

Wellness Committee

The Conifer Wellness Committee is committed to providing resources to promote the financial, social, emotional and physical well-being of our employees, their families and the community. Some of the events the Wellness Committee has participated in are: Corporate Challenge, United Way Day of Caring, Kickball League, Monthly Chair Massage, Dry Cleaning Service, Wellness Lunch and Learns, […]

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