Summer = Fun in the Sun AND Sunscreen!!!

Summer = Fun in the Sun AND Sunscreen!!!

Good afternoon McKinley!! Summer is almost here and there are some important things to think about as we get ready to have fun in the sun!  We all love the sun (and have been eagerly awaiting its arrival in Michigan), but need to be careful and protect our skin from the harmful rays that can cause skin cancer.  According to www.skincancer.org, about 90 percent of non-melanoma skin cancers are associated with exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun and…

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2018 McKinley Wellness Challenge

2018 McKinley Wellness Challenge

Hi Everyone! Are you ready to start rockin’ the 2018 McKinley Wellness Challenge?!?! If you’re new to McKinley or just need a MWC refresher, here is a quick explanation. For this challenge, you will have the opportunity to complete whole being wellness activities that focus on financial, emotional, physical and social well-being to earn points. Once you reach your first100 points, you will receive a $50 gift card of your choice and your name will be placed into the end…

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Great American Smoke Out 2017

Great American Smoke Out 2017

Good Afternoon Everyone!! The Great American Smoke Out is TODAY!!! Every year, on the third Thursday of November, smokers across the nation take part in the American Cancer Society Great American Smoke Out event. By quitting – even for 1 day – smokers will be taking an important step toward a healthier life and reducing their cancer risk. It doesn’t matter how long you’ve been a smoker, your body will start to recover just minutes after your last cigarette!! Check…

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Fresh Vs. Frozen

Fresh Vs. Frozen

Hello All, When it comes to produce many of us struggle with keeping fresh fruits & veggies well stocked. This is mostly associated with the “Fresh is Best” perspective applied to food, lack of time to prepare, and/or if it’s appetizing on any given day. We are here to tell you that in the grand scheme of life, the universe and everything in it fresh produce is NOT THE ONLY OPTION. So here is the 411 on FRESH VS FROZEN…

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Success Story-Chris Cargill

Success Story-Chris Cargill

Throwback Thursday is at it again! Remember when Chris Cargill made the leap to go tobacco free?!?!?!? I love sharing success stories with you all, so here’s another one about Chris Cargill from our team in Taylor, Michigan!! Chris quit tobacco in 30 days and used a pretty cool app “Smoke Free” that helps you keep tack of your progress and calculates the money you start saving when you quit!!! So cool!! “Hello, Meredith! I thought you would like to…

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Success Story- Cristan Robertson

Success Story- Cristan Robertson

Good Afternoon Everyone, its’ another Throwback Thursday!!!! Check out this great success story that started in March 2016!! I have another success story I’m excited to share with you!!! Cristan Robertson is a Retail Coordinator in Muskogee, Oklahoma and has made some significant lifestyle changes. She has lost 65lbs since March 2016 and has become a motivator and encourager to those around her! Please take a few moments to enjoy her story . “Almost sixteen months ago, March 2016, I…

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