Week 2 – STRONG Knowledge Challenge

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Week 2 of the STRONG Knowledge Trivia Challenge starts TODAY!

This three-week challenge tests your wellness knowledge. Each week there is an internet “scavenger hunt” with clues to answer wellness related questions. The weekly trivia questions are posted on the HarbinSTRONG portal midday on Wednesday. Complete the weekly quiz correctly to earn 7 points. Complete all three quizzes to collect bonus points for a total of 26 points.

Quizzes are only available for one week. You can jump in to participate at any time during the challenge but you cannot take the quiz from previous weeks.

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Meatless Monday

Try a variety of beans, peas, and lentils.  Dry beans are the most economical choice but take the longest to cook.  Canned beans are your quickest option.  Look for canned beans with no added salt to keep your sodium levels in check.

Visit Meatless Monday for inspiration.

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Vanguard Webinar – Getting on Track for Retirement

Vanguard’s 2nd Quarterly Webinar: Getting on Track for Retirement

This webinar is intended for employees 10 to 20 years from retirement.  Participants will learn how to estimate if they’re on track for retirement by using Vanguard’s Retirement Income Calculator and get partical strategies on how to get back on track if needed.

The webinar is offered on the following dates and times:

Friday, May 8th – 9 a.m., 12 noon, 3 p.m.

Monday, May 11th – 2 p.m., 5 p.m., 8 p.m.

Click here to register for the second quarter webinar. You can save this link to register for furture quarterly webinars in 2020.

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Taco Tuesday

Fillings for tacos are limitless!  Let your creative juices run wild and wrapped in a whole grain tortilla. Make sure to fill the tortilla with plenty of veggies!  Using bagged lettuce or slaw can save on time in the kitchen but does cost more than making your own salad mixes.   

6 WAYS TO BUILD A BETTER TACO WITH LESS SODIUM (AND BIG FLAVOR)

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Grocery Budget Resources

In times like these, we need to reevaluate our grocery budget.  Are we eating at home more?  Are we feeding hungry teens?  Do we need to tighten the purse strings?  Check out this grocery budget calculator.

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How Hobbies Reduce Stress

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The Real Reason Hobbies Like Baking and Puzzles Calm Our Coronavirus Stress
Certain types of projects can provide relief for the type of anxiety we’re all experiencing right now.

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FREE Cooking Classes

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Brush up on your cooking skills and theory—knife skills, cooking with herbs, stews, advanced vegetable prep, Instant Pot tips and more—with online courses from Boston-based Milk Street.

Courses are free through the end of April.

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The Social Distancing Festival

This is a site for celebrating art from all over the world, showcasing amazing talent, and coming together as a community at a time when we need it more than ever.

Click here for a list of events including dance, music, theatre and visual arts.

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