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Kelly Tauber, left, ReYou wellness coordinator at Rice Memorial Hospital, does a blood test on Kelly TerWisscha in the TerWisscha Construction conference room as part of the company’s corporate wellness program. Tribune photo by Ron Adams

Companies invest in employees’ health through corporate wellness programs


Last winter, TerWisscha Construction divided its 12 office employees into two teams and pitted them against each other in a friendly weight loss competition.

Over the course of seven months, TerWisscha employees tracked their physical activity, which could include anything from running at the gym to shoveling snow outside, and had monthly weigh-in sessions with Duininck Chiropractic to record their progress.

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Ashley White

Ashley White is the community content coordinator for the West Central Tribune. Follow her on Twitter @Ashley_WCT.

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