Tuesday, December 22, 2015

It's The Most Wonderful Time of the Year!

As 2015 winds down and comes to a close, we are making some exciting plans for Creation Health in 2016, as well as counting our blessings & thanking those who have done so much for us this past year!

We delivered these gorgeous poinsettias to our Creation Health Coaches, thanking them for implementing the program on the front lines in their departments, to their co-workers & patients. In fact, this Christmas season they are focusing on O - Outlook by creating opportunities for the people in their units to count their Christmas blessings. Some have made bulletin boards, others have set out collection jars/boxes and others have decorated trees/wreaths, anything they can use to allow people the chance to write down & display the things they are most thankful for this holiday season. Counting our blessings is one way to keep a positive outlook on life, which has a direct correlation to good health. 

We have also had the opportunity to participate in 3 different community events over the past few weeks!

We set-up a booth, passed out materials & gave away door prizes at both the Town of Greeneville Wellness Fair for employees & the Takoma Diabetes Fair. I also had the privilege of speaking at the Roby Center again, this time giving them tips for a healthy holiday season, while Joanie Scott (Takoma dietician who happens to be one of our awesome coaches) let them taste test healthy holiday recipes. It turned out to be a fun little holiday party!

Since this is most likely the last time you will hear from me in 2015, I would like to wish you all a very Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year! See you in 2016!

About the Author: Erin Franklin is the Creation Health Coordinator for Greene County, the Head Volleyball Coach at Greeneville High School and the Founder/Director at Worthy of the Prize Sports Ministries. Erin has a BBA in Marketing and Management from TCU and a Masters of Christian Education in Church Recreation from Southwestern Seminary. She is a published, award-winning author and poet. Purchase her book Worthy of the Prize Sports Camps: A Church's Guide to Implementing an Effective, Community-Reaching Christian Sports Camp to be used as an outreach tool for your church or mission organization, and her ebook find joy in the journey: how 12 women could face tomorrow just because He lives for inspiring stories of women who found overwhelming joy despite their circumstances. Erin is the wife of Aaron, the Minister of Music & Senior Adults at FBC Greeneville, and the momma of 2 sons, Anderson and EJ. Click here for full bio.

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