Events for Employee Health & Fitness Month

Published: Friday, May 3, 2013 5:30 a.m. CDT

Live Healthy DeKalb County is sponsoring its first free event in honor of National Employee Health & Fitness Month today.

A lunchtime seminar on balancing work and life demands will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at Kishwaukee Community Hospital, according to a news release.

A Zumba party for ages 13 and older will be held from 9 to 10 a.m. May 11 at the DeKalb High School Field House, and coworkers are invited to walk miles together from noon to 3 p.m. and 4 to 6 p.m. May 15 at Fit Fest at Kishwaukee Family YMCA.

Employees are encouraged to ride their bikes to work May 17 and share photographs of coworkers who participated by emailing them to by May 24. Then, Y Volunteer Day will disperse volunteers to area community gardens from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. May 18.

Hy-Vee will host a healthy cooking demonstration from 6 to 7 p.m. May 20, and Hopkins Park will host a breakfast and trail walk from 7:30 to 9 a.m.

For information or to register for any event, email Kara Gallagher at

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