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To-Jo Mushrooms Holds 2nd Annual Health Fair for Employees

To-Jo Mushrooms Holds 2nd Annual Health Fair for Employees

AVONDALE, PA – To-Jo Mushrooms held its second annual Health Fair on Tuesday, Oct. 25th. The premier mushroom grower showcased both its commitment to employees’ health and well-being, and its deep ties to the community.

Joe D’Amico, Vice President, To-Jo Mushrooms

“This year’s turnout was incredible; if we can keep our team happy and healthy they will come to work and deliver their best everyday,” said To-Jo’s Vice President, Joe D’Amico. “This health fair was the brainchild of our recently established Wellness Team and is a great opportunity to showcase our programs and area partnerships.”

Partners in area businesses were encouraged to participate and grow their ties to the business community, according to a press release, with 13 area vendors and local health professionals featured.

Samantha Kimmel; Account Executive, Wells Fargo Insurance Services

“Partnering with To-Jo has been a great experience for Wells Fargo. This health fair is a great example of a company going above and beyond for its employees; offering an engaging, innovative way to promote health and wellness,” said Samantha Kimmel, Wells Fargo Insurance Services Account Executive.

The daylong event, organized by To-Jo’s team of Wellness Ambassadors, featured several local vendors and healthcare professionals, offering a variety of health related services and demonstrations to over 200 employees. These offerings included:

  • On-site biometric and vision screening
  • Flu shots
  • Chair massage
  • Salsa dancing and a kickboxing demo
  • Raffles with prizes like Fit Bits, gym membershps, and Nutri Ninja blenders

Jason Coles, IT Systems Analyst, To-Jo

“The day was really amazing, who would have thought I would be kickboxing and salsa dancing at a mushroom farm," said To-Jo IT Systems Analyst, Jason Coles. “To-Jo continues to surprise us throughout the year, and this was another great event to add to the list.”

Keep checking in with AndNowUKnow as we report on what the next year will yield in To-Jo's continued commitment to its employees and the place it calls home.

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