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Kirtland Hall Monitors From Kirtland Local Schools Wins Health Action Council Step It Up Challenge

Steven Silvaroli from Swagelok is the individual winner!

There was a flurry of active people throughout the country during Health Action Council’s Spring Step It Up Challenge. Kirtland Hall Monitors from Kirtland Local Schools won first place, achieving 615,492 average total steps. The team won a healthy lunch for their team and a donation to a local school garden project or Ronald McDonald House Charity in their name.

The competition attracted 658 participants, totaling an amazing 112,021,701 steps. Collectively, the group unlocked a $1,000 group target donation to the Centers of Wellness for Urban Women, Inc. with their valiant efforts.

“I love this challenge,” said participant, Kristen Herrick. “It has been motivating me to walk more.”

The individual winner was Steven Silvaroli from Swagelok, with 54,150 average steps, reaching an impressive 1,137,170 total steps, and won three Fitbit Charge 5’s.  

Mini challenge winners, include:

  • Don Czerniak, City of Toledo, winning a $10 gift card for achieving 27,930 steps in one day.
  • Leanna Van Beers-Werneke, Cuyahoga Community College, winning a Fitbit Charge 4 for a Facebook post, citing, “This challenge is definitely keeping me motivated to move.”
  • Pat Page, Heidelberg University, winning a Fitbit Charge 4 for a Facebook Post, quoting, “Getting my steps in with my walking partner, my 4-year-old nephew. And taking lunch time walks.”
  • Nate Bishop, Gould Electronics, Inc., winning a $10 Starbucks gift card for the Hydration Challenge.
  • Kristen Herrick from Ashland University, winning a Fitbit Charge 4 for achieving 14, 781 steps in a single day.
  • Jenn Stone, from KHS Get Fit, winning a $10 Panera gift card for a Facebook post.

Interested in joining our Summer Step It Up Challenge? We invite all members and non-members to participate and register here!

In partnership with MoveSpring, the Step It Up Challenge is a three-week step program that brings employers all the benefits of an official step program without all the administrative hassles, while improving health and wellness.

For any questions about the Step It Up Challenge, please contact Noelle Reinhart at [email protected].

About Health Action Council
Health Action Council is a not-for-profit 501(c)(6) organization representing mid and large-size employers that enhances human and economic health through thought leadership, innovative services, and collaboration. It provides value to its members by facilitating projects that improve the quality and moderate the cost of healthcare purchased by its members for their employees, dependents, and retirees.
Health Action Council also collaborates with key stakeholders - health plans, physicians, hospitals, and the pharmaceutical industry - to improve the quality and efficiency of healthcare in the community.

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