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Month: October 2017

Remember: Open Enrollment is Oct. 31–Nov. 17

Open Enrollment (Oct. 31–Nov. 17) is your opportunity to make decisions about your health plan and insurance coverage for 2018. If you want to make any changes to your benefit elections, this is the time to do so! Changes you make during Open Enrollment will be effective Jan. 1, 2018. Be sure to check your Beacon email for the enrollment guides, including plan details about coverage, per pay period costs and more. Need help? Not sure which benefit options are best for you? Have no fear … everyone’s favorite Virtual Benefits Counselor, ALEX®, is back to help you navigate...

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HealthWorks! associates “ham” it up for good cause

Local community leaders have accepted the challenge to channel their favorite music artist and show off their lip sync skills to benefit the residents of the Center for the Homeless, the region’s largest residential homeless facility. On Friday, Nov. 10, some of our fabulous Beacon associates will take the stage in the 2nd Annual “Lipsync With Our Stars” and are asking for your votes. Continuing our mission of providing good, healthy fun to our community, Beacon’s HealthWorks! Kids’ Museum will present the city’s finest, “A Healthy Dose of Ham.”  “Lettuce” entertain you as we vie to be Top Banana...

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November associates of the month

All too often in the world, we let good things slip by us. But the grandparent of a student attending Tarkington School decided to write a letter of thanks to Amy Rudge, a nurse who works at Beacon Health Ventures, rather than let the opportunity pass her by. The letter below describes the reason Amy is among our November Associates of the Month. Sue Cullen nominated Amy for the recognition after hearing about how the nurse helped and cared for the grandparent who suffered a medical emergency. “I feel compelled to offer a note of high praise for Nurse...

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Special offer through medical weight loss program

Beacon associates who enroll in the Why Weight or Optifast® programs at Memorial Weight Loss and Bariatric Surgery Center will receive a 20% discount on all* nutritional products purchased! Plus, associates who enroll during November or December will receive one FREE box of nutritional product* each week for the first four weeks! This offer expires December 28, 2017. Read more about the Center’s medical weight loss programs below. For more information, please call 574.647.6400 or visit  www.BeaconHealthSystem.org. *Please note that vitamins are not included in the 20% discount or free product offer. Optifast® OPTIFAST is a long-term solution for weight...

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Halloween Hijinks

It’s nearly Halloween — are you ready? Send photos of your little trick-or-treaters, vintage pics of yourself, costumed pets, pumpkin creations, Halloween Pinterest wins (or fails), and festive fall decorations, and we’ll post them here on The Beam. And who knows — you may just pick up a few more great ideas to add to your Halloween fun. Email photos to...

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