November 2017

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Monthly calendar
November calendar on Page 5



Do Your Homework

HR Service Reminders

Serving the Community One Day at a Time

Back in September a group of 16 upper managers, including the County Manager, participated in an all-day community service project. With the help of Operation Paintbrush and Community Revitalization, Loretta Brown’s home was given a well-deserved facelift. Operation Paintbrush uses volunteers to paint homes of Henrico citizens who need it most, at no cost to the homeowner. This usually includes senior citizens, low income households or citizens who just don’t have the resources to maintain their home... More on Page 2


Sleep Talk

Most of us, at some time in our lives, have made dietary and exercise changes to become healthier, but how many times have we considered our quality of sleep as a significant contributor to our overall health? With our fast paced lives and the drive to do more in a day, we often cut our sleep time short. According to the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, healthy adults should get a minimum of 7 hours of sleep nightly (with a range of 7-8 hours recommended), yet 63% of Americans report that... More on Page 3


Reciprocal Learning...

One Intern and Department at a Time.

Henrico County has had a formal internship program that operates through the Human Resources department since the summer of 2013. Since that time, we have hired and hosted 304 students across 20 departments. Internships are a great way for the student to gain and develop skills in a professional environment, develop relationships, and apply their class room knowledge to relevant real-world situations... More on Page 4


HealthTrip: Do I Have Prediabetes?

November is Diabetes Awareness Month and the American Diabetes Association has some information to share, as well as a quick survey you can take to learn about your current risks for diabetes. The survey is quick and easy to complete so check it out now! For more information and an introduction to diabetes you can view and print this 'Stop Diabetes' handout today. Employee Health Services is also available for FREE and individualized counseling by a nurse practitioner regarding diabetic diet and management. Call 501-1600 to schedule an appointment.

Front Page

“There's power in looking silly and not caring that you do.”

—Amy Poehler

Retirees

Anthony Anderson, Recreation
Thomas Denson, Fire
Jane Geoghegan, Library
Roy Harding, Public Utilities
Michael Hodge, Police
Andrea King-Lee, Sheriff
Roderick Liverman, MH/DS
Vern Miller, Fire
Daniel Rosenbaum, Fire
Kenneth Sperry, Police
Andrew Stromberg, Police
Guy Williams, Fire
Janice Wise, MH/DS
James Woodbury, Public Utilities

New Employees

For a PDF list of new permanent employees of Henrico County, click here.