Meet the Finalists! The Wellness Connection

by Andrea Winey

To see the FULL list of SBA Finalists, click here.Thanks, Susan McCormick of The Wellness Connection, and congratulations on your nomination! Click here to see all of the “Meet the Finalists” posts.  The 22nd Annual Loudoun Small Business Awards is Friday, November 4th!  Register Here 1.  Tell us your story of how your company got to where it is today?I […]

Meet the Finalists! Cycle Luv

by Andrea Winey

  To see the FULL list of SBA Finalists, click here. 1.  Tell us your story of how your company got to where it is today?I started teaching Spin part time at all the local gyms after my instructor suggested one day that it would be something I’d be good at.  I realized almost instantly that […]

Meet the Finalists! Evergreen Sportsplex

by Andrea Winey

  To see the FULL list of SBA Finalists, click here. 1.  Tell us your story of how your company got to where it is today?Evergreen Sportsplex started with four AstroTurf, FIFA certified fields in 2013 to meet the increasing demand for rectangular field time in Loudoun County for youth athletics. What began as an idea […]

Bubble Wrap for Runners – The Importance of Running with a Group!

by Andrea Winey

Blog post written by Stacey Miller, Government and Community Liaison, Inova Loudoun HospitalTo learn more about the Health & Wellness Initiative, click here! My morning text message to our Sr. ER Nursing Director: “Runner down with bad ankle injury. I heard a crack, so did she. She is on her way to the Ashburn Healthplex. […]

Supporting a friend through breast cancer

by Andrea Winey

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Thank you to Aimee Taylor of the Step Sisters nonprofit for this post. A woman has a 1 in 8 chance of developing breast cancer in her lifetime. So what are the chances that someone in your circle of friends will receive this life-changing diagnosis? Here are 8 tips to help you […]

Back-to-School Health Tips

by Andrea Winey

Thank you to Sunil Budhrani, CMO & CMIO at Innovation Health, for this informative post!To learn more about the Loudoun Chamber’s Health & Wellness Initiative, click here. It’s that time of year again. A slow up-tick in traffic on the beltway, endless school supply lists begin making their way to the top of every parent’s […]

How to Save a Life

by Andrea Winey

Blog post written by Stacey Miller, Government and Community Liaison, Inova Loudoun HospitalTo Learn More about the Health & Wellness Business Initiative at the Loudoun Chamber, click here. That song by The Fray sneaks into my head sometimes because I work for a hospital and every day I see and hear about life saving events […]

Level Up Your Workplace Wellness Program with Breastfeeding Support Policies!

by Andrea Winey

Post written by Jennifer Brady, Health Educator with the Loudoun County Health Department, thank you!For more information about the Chamber’s Health & Wellness Business Initiative, click here. Last month at Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce’s 4th Annual Healthy Business Challenge Awards, local businesses were recognized for their achievements in creating top-notch workplace wellness programs for their employees. Of […]

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In Pain? Problem May Be Your Desk Job

by Andrea Winey

Post Submitted by Dr. Nina Vani, PT, DPT – Thanks Dr. Vani! Can work make you sick? Back pain, neck pain, headaches, carpal tunnel, tendonitis, and shoulder pain are common complaints among patients who have a “desk job.” People often find themselves stretching their back, neck, hands many times during the day due to stiffness or fatigue. […]

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Health & Wellness: The Importance of Hydration

by Andrea Winey

Thank you to Cynthia Thurlow, a Nutritional Therapist with The Wellness Connection for this great information!  Check out more information about the Health & Wellness Initiative here. A human can live weeks without food, but within three days without liquid, the body begins to break down and die. Why is that? Human bodies average around 60% water, […]

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