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National Dog Day
August 26, 2021
“Dogs should not have to lose their lives because of the atrocities they have been forced to endure at the hands of man”
-Colleen Paige, Founder of National Dog Day
National Dog Day is celebrated August 26th annually and was founded in 2004 by Pet & Family Lifestyle Expert, Animal Rescue Advocate, Conservationist, Dog Trainer and Author, Colleen Paige, also the founder of many other holidays such as National Puppy Day, National Mutt Day, National Cat Day, National Wildlife Day and many more philanthropic days to bring attention to the plight of animals around the globe and encourage adoption.
Windows to Wellness
The OPWD Diversity, Inclusion and Wellness (DIW) Committee is dedicated to bringing wellness opportunities to our staff.
Our emotional wellness manifests in our ability to meet the world with optimism, trust and a sturdy sense of self-esteem.
With more than 50,000 employees combined, the UF and UF Health community is practically a city unto itself! Find support, networking and like-minded people by perusing the resources found here.
Our spiritual life is an often-overlooked aspect of wellness, but our guiding beliefs, principles and values provide us with deeper meaning and purpose.
Interdependence with our surroundings and the natural world make the environment an important aspect of our overall well-being.
Adopting smart fiscal management practices and preparing for short- and long-term expenses can help ensure we are “fiscally fit.”
Our day-to-day work provides personal fulfillment that maximizes our talents. Find resources here to support you in your goals.
Proper nutrition, exercise and disease prevention all add up to a healthier you!
As lifetime learners, our intellect is fed by an openness to new ideas, our capacity to think and to question, and our willingness to master new skills.
Diversity & Inclusion Wellness
Diversity in the workplace is having a good representation of people with a variety of thoughts, skills, world views, and experiences; inclusion is making sure these people are appreciated for what they bring to the table and both foster enhanced employee well-being.
The descriptions, information and resources for pillars 1-8 are from gatorcare.org.