85 BonaDent employees getting 'BonaFit' in Seneca Falls
FingerLakes1.com 6/27/13 @ 3:03 pm
Wellness is a way of life at BonaDent Dental Laboratories and by participating in BonaDent’s comprehensive wellness program, appropriately named “BonaFit”, employees get a chance to earn rewards for living a healthy lifestyle. The goal of the BonaFit program is to encourage employees to make healthy choices and to take advantage of the many amenities that BonaDent has to offer.
There are currently more than 85 BonaDent employees participating in the BonaFit program. Through the BonaFit program, employees earn points for working out, eating healthy, quitting smoking and even doing yard work!
BonaDent participates in the 2013 JP Morgan Chase Corporate Challenge in Syracuse, NY.
Employees don't need to go far to get a great workout in. The BonaDent facility has a state-of-the-art fitness center equipped with free weights, strength training machines and cardio machines.
Employees also team up and earn points by participating in area events. Recently, thirty-five employees earned BonaFit points for participating in the JP Morgan Chase Corporate Challenge in June. Many have plans to also participate in upcoming local races, including The Musselman on Seneca Lake and The Finger Lakes Tri on Canandaigua Lake.
Yard work, biking, walking or any activity can yield Bonafit points. Employees can also earn points for healthy eating by choosing lunch and dinner options off of a “healthy choices menu” offered at BonaDent's very own onsite café!
You may ask, what happens when employees are sore from their workouts? Well, no need to worry, there is a licensed massage therapist on-site every Thursday to give chair and table massages.
Participants track their points online and points are redeemed on monthly basis. Prizes are definitely worth the sweat and tears in the gym! For the month of May, employees earned prizes such as an Empire State Park Pass, an IPod shuffle or Camelbak hydration backpack. June's prices include iPod ear buds and iTunes gift cards.
According to Michelle Grillone, the HR Coordinator and Certified Personal Trainer at BonaDent, “Last year our program was based on the entire year. We changed to monthly rewards this year in order to encourage as many employees to participate as possible. Even if an employee doesn’t do so well one month, the next month they still have the opportunity and motivation to get back at it and take steps towards living a healthier lifestyle!”
BonaDent Dental Laboratories is a family-owned, independent full-service dental lab — with locations in Seneca Falls, New York, Greenville, South Carolina, and West Melbourne, Florida.
One of the country’s most technologically equipped and well-resourced labs, BonaDent produces high-quality restorations including, but not limited to, conventional crown and bridge, ceramics, implants, partials, dentures and temporary fixed bridges.
BonaDent's CAD/CAM department meets increased demand for digital accuracy and predictability in restorations such as IPS e.max, Empress, and Lava. Every restoration is crafted using only FDA-approved materials.
BonaDent doctors benefit from close communication with a designated technical leader and team in the lab — assuring them that an in-house partner is committed to getting their case right each and every time. Building relationships with doctors is a priority at BonaDent; it makes them feel like part of the family.
BonaDent is proud to never outsource casework, always manufacturing our products in the United States.
The BonaDent Family’s 60-year tradition of innovation continues to help dentists realize success in their practices, one restoration at a time.