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CARE: Community and Recreation for Employees

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Join the CARE list serve to hear about news and upcoming events. We also encourage you to let us know what kinds of community-building activities you’d like to see the committee sponsor.

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CARE annual events include:

Fall

  • CARE Crew assists students move into residence halls
  • Halloween Costume Contest
  • Turkey Trot (campus walk/run) for Oregon Food Bank 
Winter
  • Soup, Socks & Snugglies 
  • Wellness Fair
  • Staff Development Days

Spring

  • Timbers and Trail Blazer games (group rate)
  • Family Clothes Swap
  • Green Move Out

Summer

Ongoing

Mission Statement

To promote recreational activities and social service projects that contribute to cohesiveness among all college employees and make a positive impact in the community.  

CARE Committee Members

Helen Devol, benefits analyst 

Amy Dvorak, senior director of sustainability

Adam Geisler, administrative coordinator, Business Law

Vanessa Holmgren, director of multimedia and internal communications (CARE committee co-chair)

Michael Mannheimer, web content and social media manager

Caroline Mead, admissions office coordinator

Tara McIrvin, associate director, Alumni and Parent Programs

Natasha Richmond, assistant director of law school admissions (CARE committee co-chair)

Alyssa Salstrom, career and professional development program coordinator, law school 

Billy Walker, executive assistant to the VP and treasurer 

Rochelle Zirdum, placement coordinator, teacher education

Events

October 23rd, 2017

  • Image preview 12:00pm: EMPLOYEE FITNESS: CARDIO TENNIS
    Cardio Tennis is taught by Jimmy Chau, Tennis Coach, on Mondays & Wednesdays at 12-12:45 pm in the Indoor Tennis Dome, or on the outdoor courts, weather permitting.   Improve your tennis game in a group lesson format with fun conditioning skills and drills that will keep you moving!

October 24th, 2017

  • Image preview 12:00pm: EMPLOYEE FITNESS: X-TRAIN
    X-Train is taught by Suzanne Brauer, PE/A Instructor, on Tuesdays & Thursdays at 12-12:45 pm in the Pamplin Center Gym Foyer, or outside weather permitting.  Do it all with a variety of equipment…cardio, strength, core, and stretch…it’s a total body work-out.

October 25th, 2017

  • Image preview 12:00pm: EMPLOYEE FITNESS: CARDIO TENNIS
    Cardio Tennis is taught by Jimmy Chau, Tennis Coach, on Mondays & Wednesdays at 12-12:45 pm in the Indoor Tennis Dome, or on the outdoor courts, weather permitting.   Improve your tennis game in a group lesson format with fun conditioning skills and drills that will keep you moving!
  • Image preview 12:30pm: EMPLOYEE ACTIVITY - FIELD GAMES
    It’s fun and informal.  Everyone is welcome.  All levels can play.  Games will alternate between Soccer and Ultimate Frisbee.  It happens on the Turf inside the Track at Griswold Stadium (moving inside to Pamplin Gym when the rains come) on Wednesdays from 12:30-1:30 pm.
  • Image preview 1:00pm: EMPLOYEE FITNESS: WEIGHT ROOM CIRCUIT
    Weight Room Circuit is taught by Suzanne Brauer, PE/A Instructor, on Wednesdays 1:00-1:45pm, in the Pamplin Fitness Center/Weight Room.  This class is for all levels of fitness.  Starting with dynamic movement and ending with active stretching, each work-out will consist of 5 or more exercises (pull, push, squat, core, high metabolic) rotating and repeating that will help you increase strength and stamina.

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