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CARE: Community and Recreation for Employees

Connect with CARE

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.

Join the CARE Google group

CARE annual events include:

Spring

  • Timbers and Trail Blazer games (group rate)

Summer

Fall

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

Ongoing

  • Employee fitness classes
  • Faculty-staff happy hour at Maggie’s (3rd Thursday of every month)
  • Red Cross Blood Drive (3x per year)
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.  

Members

Billy Walker, executive assistant – CARE committee chair person

Kari Baxterbusiness law program coordinator

Amy Dvorak, sustainability manager

Alicia Roberts Frank, assistant professor of teacher education

Adam Geisler, administrative coordinator, Business Law

Vanessa Holmgren, director of multimedia and internal communications

Jessica Kleiss, assistant professor of environmental studies (on sabbatical)

Michael Mannheimer, web content producer

Natasha Richmond, assistant director of law school admissions

Jessica Starling, assistant professor of religious studies

Events

February 11th, 2016

  • Image preview 11:00am - 5:00pm: Labyrinth Walk

    Labyrinth walking is an ancient form of spiritual meditation and contemplation that transcends traditional religious boundaries.  Come and experience the simplicity and peace of this timeless spiritual practice.  Sponsored by the Interfaith Council.

  • Image preview 12:00pm: EMPLOYEE FITNESS - CORE & STRETCH
    Core & Stretch is taught by Suzanne Brauer, PE/A Instructor, on Thursdays at 12-12:45 pm in the Class Room 10 Downstairs in the Pamplin Center.

    Spend some time on two of the most important things you can do for your body…abs, back, and center core strengthening, along with stretching for the flexibility of your connective tissue, joints, and muscles.
  • Image preview 4:00pm - 6:00pm: LC faculty and staff happy hour
    Join your LC colleagues for happy hour at Maggie’s every second Thursday of the month.

February 12th, 2016

  • Image preview All Day: EMPLOYEE ACTIVITY - VOLLEYBALL

    It’s fun and social.  Everyone is welcome.  All levels can play.  It happens on the West Court of the Pamplin Sports Center Gym on Fridays from 12 noon - 1:00 pm.

  • Image preview 12:00pm: EMPLOYEE FITNESS - INDOOR CYCLING
    Indoor Cycling is taught by Suzanne Brauer, PE/A Instructor, on Fridays at 12-12:45 pm in the Pamplin Gym Foyer, or outside on the Patio, weather permitting.

    All levels of fitness can ride and sweat together on a stationary bike through a fitness journey of timed intervals and terrain simulations.

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