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CARE: Community and Recreation for Employees

Support your outside community while strengthening your community at work!

Mission Statement

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

Annual Events

Spring

  • Timbers and Trail Blazer ticket sales (group rate)
  • Student community gardens tour
  • L&C Native Plant Walk
  • Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk
  • Spring Into Action

Summer

  • Star gazing with OMSI
  • L&C Art Walk
  • Law School Scavenger Hunt
  • Back stage tour of Fir Acres
  • Law School clinics
  • Lewis & Clark Kids and Families BBQ and pool party
  • Ice cream social
  • Kickball 
  • Corbett House & Chapel tour

Fall

Winter
  • Soup, Socks & Snugglies 

Ongoing

  • Employee-Fitness classes
  • Faculty-staff happy hour at Maggie’s (2nd Thursday of every month)
  • Red Cross Blood Drive (3x per year)
Members

Billy Walker, executive assistant (Common Services) – CARE committee chair person

Kari Baxter, business law program coordinator (Law School)

Amy Dvorak, sustainability manager (Common Services)

Heather Gillespie, textbook buyer (Common Services)

Vanessa Holmgren, director of multimedia and internal communications (Ex Officio Member)

Erin Houlihan, administrative coordinator for the center for community engagement (Graduate School)

Shannon O’Leary, assistant professor of physics (CAS)

Natasha Richmond, assistant director of admissions (Law School )

Kim Ulrich, administrative specialist (CAS)

Kari Uhlman, employee training and development manager (Ex Officio Member)

Bonnie Von Wald, administrative assistant (CAS)

Connect with CARE

Join the CARE list serve to receive news and event updates and to share your ideas with the committee. We 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

Events

April 10th, 2014

April 11th, 2014

  • Image preview Yoga
    Yoga is a Special Employee Fitness Class taught by Suzanne Brauer, PE/A Instructor.  It is held in the Pamplin Center Mat Room 019 on Friday from 1:00pm-1:45pm.  This is a user-friendly, flowing practice, emphasizing sun salutations and standing poses for stamina and strength, along with the stretching that the postures provide.
  • Image preview Power Hour
    Power Hour is a Special Employee Fitness Class taught by Angela Dendas, Head Strength & Conditioning Coach.  It is held in the Pamplin Center Fitness Center/Weight Room on Friday from 12noon-12:45pm.  Push your body through various resistance, body-weight, plyometric, and functional training movements that will challenge your physical and mental strength.  This circuit-style class will give you variety and enjoyment, whether you are in advanced physical shape or just starting out.
  • Image preview Pilates
    Pilates is a Special Employee Fitness Class taught by Suzanne Brauer, PE/A Instructor.  It is held in the Pamplin Center Mat Room 019 on Friday from 12noon-12:45pm.  It’s trendy and it’s the best work-out for developing stability, mobility, and flexibility.  Come achieve total body integrated strength.

April 14th, 2014

  • Image preview Indoor Cycling
    Indoor Cycling is a Special Employee Fitness Class taught by Suzanne Brauer, PE/A Instructor.  It is held in the Pamplin Center Foyer on Monday/Wednesday from 12noon-12:45pm.  All levels of fitness can ride and sweat together on a fitness journey.

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