Local Briefs: Workers’ Comp to unveil free statewide wellness program in Wilmington

Workers’ Comp to unveil wellness program

COLUMBUS — The Wilmington-Clinton County Chamber of Commerce will host the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) Thursday, Feb. 1 to announce a new, free workplace wellness program.

Better You, Better Ohio! is sponsored by BWC and powered by ActiveHealth Management.

The program targets Ohioans who are at greater risk for on-the-job injuries and work for businesses with 50 or fewer employees that do not already have workplace wellness programs..

Enrollees will have access to:

• A health screening and a health assessment;

• A robust member health site;

• Digital coaching and other resources to help workers take charge of their health.

The event will be held at 8 a.m. Thursday at the Hampton Inn, 201 Holiday Drive, Wilmington

Locals earn UD honors

Maria Bond of New Vienna was among the nearly 500 undergraduates who received degrees from the University of Dayton during the December 2017 commencement ceremony.

The following local students made the fall 2017 dean’s list for achieving a minimum 3.5 GPA for the semester: Wilmington — Diane Leverich and Marlena Merling; New Vienna — Marissa Taulbee.

Freese on LEC dean’s list

Lake Erie College student Martha Freese of Wilmington has been named to the fall 2017 dean’s list.

Student earns Ashland honors

Isaiah Stiverson of Blanchester was named to the dean’s list at Ashland University for the fall 2017 semester.