Helping our faculty and professional staff achieve and maintain a healthy lifestyle. 


2016-2017 Wellness Rewards Program 

Instructions for the 2016-2017 Wellness Rewards program  in pdf format are now available.  

Flu Shots & Biometric Screenings

The Wellness Committee is pleased to announce that Flu Shot Clinics and Biometric Screenings will be offered at the Benefits Fair on October 26th and 27th.    

More information about how you can participate can be found here.

A pdf of the consent form, along with a screening questionnaire, can be found here.

A vaccine information sheet from Rite-Aid can be found here.




Cigna Seminars

Take advantage of the bi-monthly, wellness webinars offered to F&M employees!

Upcoming Seminars offered under the Employee Assistance Program include:

Manager's Guide: Effective Leadership Communication

Positive Parenting: Shaping Behavior

Beating Burnout

Caring for the Caregiver

Please refer to the Cigna 2016 Schedule of Wellness Seminars for a complete list of webinars and for more information and to register. All seminars are one hour and take place on Wednesdays at 2pm EST.


Wellness Rewards Program FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions about the upcoming Highmark Blue Shield Website Wellness Rewards Program are now available

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 A downloadable Word document  of the FAQ is also available.

Maintain Your Weight Over the Holidays

Lighten Up Lancaster County is again sponsoring the Maintain Don’t Gain campaign.  You can earn 10 points in the Wellness  Rewards program under the Weight Management Program Activity.  Register by November 12th!

Join us for the 'Maintain Your Weight Over the Holidays' (MYWOH) program! This program is in its 8th year of providing participants with a simple plan for maintaining your weight during one of the busiest times of the year.

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. Emails will begin the week before Thanksgiving and continue until January.

Simply record your weight weekly using our tracking tool. In the last newsletter, we will provide a link to the program evaluation. If you complete the survey, you will be entered to win a $100 gift card!

Click here to sign up now!


Runs and Walks 

Looking for ways to earn Wellness Rewards points while helping out the Lancaster community, or maybe just looking for a reason to get outdoors and have a bit of fun and exercise at the same time?  Check out the options here

American Heart Association Award

Franklin & Marshall College has once again been awarded "Fit Friendly Company" status by the American Heart Association. This year we have moved up to Platinum status! The status recognizes employers who display progessive leadership and  "who go above and beyond when it comes to their employees' health."

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YMCA Discount

Franklin & Marshall is pleased to have joined the Lancaster YMCA's Healthy Workplace Program.  Through the Healthy Workplace Program, faculty and professional staff of Franklin & Marshall are eligible to receive discounts on adult and family YMCA memberships, both at the City Y and the Lampeter-Strasburg branch.  Faculty and staff are eligible to receive a 10% discount on an adult or family Y membership, as well as a discounted initial registration fee.

Faculty and staff who wish to join the Lancaster Y may download a membership application from , and should bring the completed application to a Y branch along with their F&M ID card.  Current Lancaster Y members can receive the 10% discount going forward by showing their F&M ID card to a YMCA membership coordinator.

Y members enjoy access to fitness facilities and equipment; indoor and outdoor pools; indoor and outdoor tracks; a steam room, sauna, and whirlpool; a variety of fitness classes and recreation activities for all ages; and an "I-Zone" fitness room and child watch area for kids.  Please visit for more information about the Lancaster Y.

If you have questions about Y membership or the Healthy Workplace Program, please feel free to contact the Y's membership director at (717) 464-4000, ext. 205.

We also want to thank Jane Price, the F & M Wellness Committee members and Human Resources for their work in creating this relationship with one of our neighbors.

Thank you,

Robin Wert
Coordinator of Athletic Equipment Operations and Wellness Committee Chair

Franklin & Marshall College

Yoga Classes for Fall 2016

Please contact the instructor directly at if you have any questions.

A list of classes can be found here