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Count Your Steps

2013 Count Your StepsCongratulations to all participants of the 2013 Employee Count Your Steps Program and congratulations to all of our winners!   A special thanks to Summit Health for sponsoring our pedometers for the program.CYS Weekly Drawing Winners were selected from all participants who logged steps for each given week. Winners received a Media Armband (which holds a smartphone or an ipod).CYS Week 1 Drawing Winners:-Dawn Trogden, South Health-Beth Cristobal, 52/3 District Court-Rachel Jenkins, 52/3 District CourtCYS Week 2 Drawing Winners:-Rob Charleton, Sheriff's Office-Curtis Childs, Sheriff's Office-Tracy Jones, EqualizationCYS Week 3 Drawing Winners:-Shelly Cook, Fiscal Services-Traci Pence, Circuit Court-Christine Sharber, Support ServicesCYS Week 4 Drawing Winners:-Larry Butler, Fiscal Services-Jemarice Simpson, IT-Harshika Patel, ITORGANIZED WEEKLY WALKS: The winner of the weekly lunchtime walk prize drawing was Richard Kaczanowski from Children’s Village.  Richard won the Fitbit One Tracker ($99.95 value).    We had 82 unique individuals come out to walk during the organized CYS walks.   15 of those walkers walked in at least 3 of the 6 walks.   With storms threatening to cancel almost every walk we rewarded those who attended half of the walks with a special gift – a Media Armband.   Thanks to those who “braved” the weather!OVERALL PROGRAM WINNERS:Platinum Prize (420,001-800,000 steps) – Gym Membership ($300 value):    Ron Fadoir, WRCGold Prize  (280,001-420,000 steps) – Sports Authority Gift Card ($150 value):   Pam Newsom, Sheriff’s OfficeSilver Prize (140,001-280,000 steps) – Runnin Gear Gift Card  ($100 value):  Amanda Anderson, Health DivisionBronze Prize (0-140,000 steps) – OakFit Couch to 5K Training Program ($60 value):   Paula Parrish, Fiscal ServicesIt was another successful year of the Employee Count Your Steps Program.   Thanks for participating!Count Your Steps (CYS) is a 4 week pedometer wellness program that promotes physical activity and healthy eating for Oakland County Employees.  The Oakland County Health Division and OakFit Wellness is pleased to offer the Oakland County Employee (OCE) - Count Your Steps (CYS) Program for the third year in a row. Employees register themselves for the program. The first 750 employees registered will receive a free pedometer! Your department CYS Coordinator will pick up your pedometer at the kick off for you.  Employees record total daily steps on log sheets and on the CYS website for the duration of the program. CYS Registration: Monday, May 6 - Friday, May 17, 2013Late Registration: Monday, May 20 - May 31, 2013 email moultonc@oakgov.comCYS Kick-Off : Thursday, May 23, 2013Count Your Steps: Monday, June 3 - Sunday - June 30, 2013Group Walks: Beginning June 3rd at various sites (see flyer below)Participants who submit steps each week (by Wednesday for the prior week) will be entered each week for a prize drawing.  Participants that enter all four weeks of the Count Your Steps Program online will be entered in a drawing to win a prize. One mile is equal to 5,280 feet.  It takes approximately 2,000 steps for every mile.  The average person burns about 100 calories per mile, however this will vary depending on the individual, speed walked, terrain, etc. 2013 OCE-CYS was funded through generous donations from our corporate sponsor Summit Health.  ​