All Star Chrysler Dealer St. Louis in MO is pleased to announce that the Detroit and Chicago chapters of the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) were involved in a wellness competition in June. Members ended up walking an astounding 15 million steps collectively. The winner received a scholarship.
Chicago beat Detroit and earned $5,000 for its scholarship fund. Detroit earned $2,000. Chrysler Group promoted health and wellness as an important educational aspect of learning about improving sustainability particularly for multicultural communities.
Chrysler Group offered a 2013 Wellness Challenge and winters from the NABJ Chicago Chapter boast winnings posing with Chrysler Group employees at Columbia College.
Chrysler Group’s involvement results from the effort to raise awareness for improved health and wellness education for multicultural communities. Chrysler’s goal is also to achieve “best practices” among journalists who are influential in these communities.
“This week, Chrysler Group was proud to meet with the groups to award them medals commemorating their outstanding efforts. Val Oehmke, Manager – Corporate Communications, Chrysler Group presents Vickie Thomas, President – Detroit Chapter, National Association of Black Journalists with a medal commemorating the chapter’s achievements in the Chrysler group Wellness challenge. Thomas and her NABJ colleagues walked nearly 15 million steps to earn $2,000 in scholarships for aspiring journalists. Presentation took place at Chrysler House in Detroit, Mich.” says Chrysler News.
“Chrysler Group is hoping its passion and experience in promoting health and wellness best practices among its employees can be projected to the larger community through programs like these,” said Val Oemke, Manager – Corporate Communications, Chrysler Group LLC. “We are overwhelmed with how completely these journalists and leaders have embraced the challenge to gain first-hand knowledge that can help their communities.”