BY LINDSAY HANSEN – WEDNESDAY APR 27, 2022

The Greater Phoenix Chamber Foundation (the Foundation), through its Wellness AtoZ initiative, invites Arizonans to go outdoors and get active to celebrate Wellness AtoZ Day, May 15, 2022.

“It’s vital that businesses have the resources to support their employees’ health and wellness goals,” said Jennifer Mellor, Chief Innovation Officer, Greater Phoenix Chamber Foundation. “Through Wellness AtoZ, the Foundation provides tools to businesses of all sizes and creates a platform for health focused, community engagement that is open and accessible to all Arizonans.”

Wellness AtoZ Day, which has been recognized by the State of Arizona and Governor Doug Ducey, is a day to acknowledge the positive health and wellness opportunities that Arizona has to offer. On this day, we celebrate physical activity and healthy lifestyles. We encourage everyone to get their hearts pumping by exploring the breathtaking beauty of Arizona’s desert.

Wellness AtoZ Day celebrates the anniversary of the Wellness AtoZ initiative launched in 2017. It also signifies the completion of the spring activity challenge, the Wellness Wonders of AZ.

The Wellness Wonders of AZ showcases Arizona’s unique features while inspiring everyone to participate in easy and accessible activities. With over 5,500 participants in 2019, the Wellness Wonders of AZ Spring Challenge brings together fun and healthy activities that business owners and their employees can do with their families and colleagues, and even challenge other companies to a little healthy competition.

People who participate in the Wellness Wonders of AZ by Wellness AtoZ Day on May 15th have a chance to win great prizes! The Foundation will offer prizes including swag bags, state park passes, and more!

How can you participate in Wellness AtoZ Day?

1. Participate in the Spring Wellness Wonders of Arizona by filling out the participation form to let us know which activities you’ll be doing individually or with your family this Spring.

2. Register for Wellness AtoZ Day at Encanto Park on May 15th.

3. Tag @GoWellnessAtoZ in your social media posts for the Spring Wellness Wonders of Arizona and Wellness AtoZ Day using the hashtag #WellnessAtoZDay2022

4. Have fun celebrating health and wellness!

Celebrate and attend Wellness AtoZ Day:

  • Date: May 15, 2022
  • Location: Encanto Park, 2499 N. 15th Ave. in Phoenix, 85007
  • Time: 9 – 11 a.m.

Wellness AtoZ Day is a free event and open to Wellness AtoZ employers and the community. English and Spanish wellness resources will be provided to attendees.

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 Spring Wellness Wonder activities, hashtag #WellnessWondersofAZ. Most importantly, get out there and have fun!

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 toolkits to enhance wellness programs.

About the Greater Phoenix Chamber Foundation

The Greater Phoenix Chamber Foundation (the Foundation) convenes and catalyzes business, education, and community to enhance college and career readiness, develop a stronger workforce, and build healthier communities throughout Arizona.

The Foundation, a 501c3 nonprofit organization, leads the charitable and education initiatives of the Greater Phoenix Chamber under the four pillars of education, workforce development, wellness, and research. Through strong alignment between education, business, and community, the Foundation prepares individuals for college and career and serves as an intermediary to convey workforce needs and champion scalable workforce solutions. In addition, the Foundation makes Arizona and the Greater Phoenix region known as destinations for healthy talent and healthy communities through workplace wellness efforts and publishes data-driven research to inform policymakers, business leaders, and the general public.

About the Greater Phoenix Chamber

Representing 2,400 businesses across the Greater Phoenix region, the Greater Phoenix Chamber 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.

Posted by Jocelyn McAlpin