MEDIA CONTACT:
Josh Coddington
C: 480.415.4644 | O: 602.495.6481
jcoddington@phoenixchamber.com

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Oct. 2, 2017

PHOENIX – The Greater Phoenix Chamber Foundation (GPCF) invites all Arizonans to get outdoors and participate in the Wellness Wonders of Arizona Fall Challenge.

As a component of GPCF’s Wellness AtoZ initiative, Wellness Wonders of Arizona showcases Arizona’s unique features while inspiring everyone to participate in easy and accessible activities. The Wellness Wonders of Arizona Fall Challenge brings together fun and healthy activities that business owners and their employees can do with their families, colleagues and even challenge other companies to a little healthy competition.

People who complete their 7 Wellness Wonders of Arizona Fall Challenge passport by Nov. 12 have a chance to win great prizes!

Wellness Wonders of Arizona Fall Challenge activities:

Fall into Health Quiz – Test your seasonal health knowledge. Take the online quiz!
Race Off – Walk or run in a race or find a running buddy.
Mountains & Parks – Admire the fall colors at Arizona’s local, state or national parks.
Farmers Markets & Gardens – Eat local! Visit a market, community garden or pick seasonal fruit at a local orchard.
Canals & Green Spaces – Run, bike or walk Arizona’s open spaces.
Tackle a Fall Sport – Get out and play a sport – any sport.
Choose Your Own Adventure – Choose your own wellness adventure or outdoor activity.

Signing up to participate is a breeze!

Sign up for a passport. It’s free!
Complete one or more activities by Nov. 12.
Log completed activities in your passport
Win great prizes!

Why Wellness AtoZ?
“People want to live in communities that have a great sense of place. Communities with a strong culture of health and wellness have thrived in recruiting and retaining talent, the number one driver of economic development.” – Todd Sanders, President and CEO, Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce

“We wanted to create something that built a sense of pride for our community, something that highlighted unique features of our state and inspired the community to celebrate in them.” – Jeff Stelnik, Senior Vice President Sales, Strategy and Marketing, Blue Cross Blue Shield AZ

Don’t forget to pass along your Wellness AtoZ spirit by sharing your experiences and pictures on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram as you complete the Fall Wellness Wonder activities, hashtag #WellnessAtoZ. Most importantly, get out there and have fun!

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About Wellness AtoZ
Wellness AtoZ is a program of the Greater Phoenix Chamber Foundation aimed at making the Greater Phoenix region known as a destination for healthy talent and a healthy community. Wellness AtoZ complements existing wellness programs, highlighting best practices and offering free tools to enhance wellness programs.

About the Greater Phoenix Chamber Foundation
Launched in 2016, the Greater Phoenix Chamber Foundation carries out charitable and education objectives by conducting research, forming partnerships and hosting events focused on education, workforce development, wellness and community development.

About the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce
Representing 2,400 businesses across the Greater Phoenix region, the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce promotes regional prosperity by serving as a catalyst for economic vitality and strong communities. The Chamber pursues this mission by collaborating with business, political and community leaders to grow the regional talent pool, create a regional approach to economic development and drive a pro-Arizona agenda.

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