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Volleyball Team Honors Its Most Loyal Fan

Eight Volleyball Team players made a surprise appearance on Nov. 18 at the Hackman office of Professsor of Chemistry Rick Moog, their academic liaison for the last 28 years. They honored him for his support and service with a framed photograph of the team and the inscription, "Dr. Moog, Our most loyal fan and advisor."

Annual Campus Holiday Gift Drive

The annual F&M campus holiday gift drive has been a tradition since 1987. You can be part of this wonderful tradition! The opportunity to give a gift for a needy child or organization runs from Monday, Nov. 17 to Friday, Dec. 12. 

CIGNA Seminar: Navigating Eldercare

A compass for caregivers.

Tomorrow is the Deadline for Benefits Open Enrollment!

The deadline for Benefits Open Enrollment is Friday, November 14, 2014. 

Wednesday Night Baseball Film Series: "Moneyball" on Nov. 19

"Moneyball," the fifth film in the Wednesday night baseball series, screens at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 19, in the Great Room at Ware College House. Popcorn provided.

Wellness Activities for November

Take advantage of these activities to help you stay healthier over the holidays! Participation will qualify towards the Wellness Rewards program when it begins on January 1st.

Maintain Your Weight Over the Holidays (MYWOH)

Sign up for our motivational series of e-newsletters to help keep you on track through this joyous, food-filled time of year!  Each weekly issue will include helpful tips, action items, and healthy recipes to encourage you to start or continue healthy habits that prevent holiday weight gain. 

To sign up, go to  Enter your name, email address and Franklin & Marshall as the Institution.

Emails will begin the week of Thanksgiving and continue until January.  Simply record your weight weekly using the tracking tool.  This is a simple way to help you stay on track during the crazy holiday activities. Deadline to participate is November 21, 2014.

Cigna Employee Assistance Program Presents:

Holiday Stress: Putting "Happy" Back in the Holidays

It's the most wonderful time of year, right? In reality, many people find the holidays stressful and even depressing. In this seminar, you'll discover how to let go of unrealistic expectations.  You'll learn how to balance holiday obligations while taking care of yourself, deal with difficult family members.  You'll also learn how to eat, drink and spend in moderation, and find ways to really enjoy the season. 

No registration is necessary.  Participants are welcome to bring their own lunch.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 from Noon – 1pm in Booth Ferris South

Be happy - be healthy!

On behalf of the Wellness Committee

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Cigna Seminar: Eating Your Way to Wellness

Learn about healthy eating for you and your family!

November Shout Outs!

Celebrating our F&M Colleagues!

Shout Out Program: New Feature

Read about a new feature of the Shout Out program!

Today: On-Campus Leadership Training

Don’t miss this Professional Development Opportunity!