Calling All Worksite Wellness Champions

Save the date for the eighth annual Worksite Wellness Summit by BCBSND. The event will be held Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017, at the Fargo Holiday Inn. Everyone benefits from a healthier workplace. A wellness program is a proven way to get there. This year, the summit will follow a new format. Nationally acclaimed speakers will…
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Mark Your Calendar—2017 Worksite Wellness Summit

If your workplace is like most, unhealthy people outnumber the healthy ones. That costs your company productivity and profits. No matter what your position, you can make a difference by starting a worksite wellness program. Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota (BCBSND) has free resources to get you started. And this October, we’ll be…
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Farmers Markets In Full Swing

When it comes right down to it, food is energy, and fresh food provides high quality nutrition. Farmers markets are opening up across North Dakota, and that means fresh fruits and veggies are in season. Loving local There are many advantages to shopping for food that’s produced and raised closer to home. Often called the…
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Fargo Bike Share Program Off To Fast Start

Local officials were upbeat when a bike share program was launched in Fargo in 2015, but questions remained about how quickly residents and college students would embrace the program. Bike share programs have gained in popularity in larger metropolitan areas like Minneapolis, Denver and Philadelphia. But the programs, which have been touted as a way…
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Taking Steps To A Healthy Life

Bicycles and pedestrians usually have plenty of company in downtown Fargo. But a few times a year, Fargo and Moorhead close down some downtown city streets to vehicle traffic for Streets Alive, an event that encourages people to get out and walk, ride bicycles and get active. We support Streets Alive and efforts like it…
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