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Monday, 23 April 2018
 George Municipality and Eden District Municipality held an amalgamated annual Wellness day last week for their staff which was a great success with a variety of wellness stalls available at the event in the George Civic Centre.
The event is totally advantageous to the employees and they are invited to make use of free services delivered by the different supplier participants. These suppliers consist of Medical Aids, Banks, Insurance Companies, Department of Health and other Health entities, Fitness Training Companies and other businesses.


well1.jpg Staff involved in the programme of the day are front from left, William Sixolo, Mlumgisi Billy and Micheal Eksteen. At the back are Cllr Rassie de Villiers, Portfolio Councillor for Human Resources, Cllr Sean Snyman, Portfolio Councillor for Community Development, Chrystal Spies - Wellness Officer: George Municipality, Nontobeko Klaas - Human Resources Manager at Eden District Municipality, Charndre Abrahams - Human Resources at Eden District Municipality, Cllr Isaya Stemela, Theo Roodman -  Acting Director: Corporate Services and Cllr Raybin-Gibb Figland. 


The Wellness Day was opened with song and prayer by Mr Mlumgisi Billy that works at the Lawaaikamp Hall and Mr Theo Roodman, Acting Director: Corporate Services welcomed everybody present on behalf of George Municipality.  Cllr Rassie de Villiers, Human Resources Portfolio Councillor, delivered a wellness speech and urged employees to make use of the different services. He said he firmly believes the staff in any organisation is the main and best asset of the organisation. Mr William Sixolo also an official of Corporate Services entertained the attendees with his vibrant piano playing.  The Human Resources Manager from Eden District Municipality, Ms Nontobeko welcomed the employees from Eden DM and delivered a Wellness Speech.


well5.jpg Staff get information at the Metropolitan stall.


 The Wellness day was organised by the Human Resources Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) Sections from both Municipalities.
Employees had the chance to visit 30 stalls from different sectors of businesses at the event. Between the George Municipality and Eden District Municipality employees almost 900 employees attended the Wellness Day.  This was the biggest attendance of employees at a Wellness Day since George Municipality started this annual venture 10 years ago.
Representatives from Bonita Medical Aid, Samwumed Medical Aid, LA Health Medical Aid, Hosmed Medical Aid, Keyhealth Medical Aid, Department of Health and Social Services, Old Mutual, Liberty Life, Sanlam, Metropolitan, Specsavers, Capitec, CRF, Absa, Virgin Active, TLC Iaso Tea, Sanca, Sanlam Sky, Fresenius medical care SA (Kidney testing), Mark Langer Excuseless Life Coach, African Bank, Control Debt, Wellness World gym and Aloe Vera had stalls at the event.


wellness.jpg Staff move between the stalls during the day.


Media Release:  Issued George Municipality, 23 April 2018

Last Updated ( Monday, 23 April 2018 )
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