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RCS Employee Insider: September 22, 2016


September 22, 2016

FINAL REMINDER: Health screening deadline is Sept. 30

All active Rutherford County Government employees and spouses covered on 2016 RC medical policy with a hire date BEFORE August 1, 2016, must complete biometric screenings and online assessments by Sept. 30. Those who do not complete the health screening by the deadline will be charged a $300 fee on their health insurance premiums beginning in January. 
1)  Screen – Fasting biometric screening for employees and spouses at MedPoint clinic or your physician between Jan. 1-Sept. 30, 2016.
2) Assess – Online health assessments for employees and spouses at Take/retake your assessment at between Jan. 1-Sept. 30, 2016.
3)  Confirm – Confirm Cigna has you listed as complete at in the 2016 date span. INSTRUCTIONS: How To confirm Cigna points.pdf 

Lots of spaces available for juniors, seniors to attend Camp Bridgestone

Camp Bridgestone will be held on Friday, Oct. 7. As of today, only seven slots out of 24 have been filled and they are asking for our help to spread the word to interested students. 

Participation for the camp has been expanded to include both juniors and seniors in Rutherford County high schools. If you know of a student who is interested in attending, follow this link

For Camp Bridgestone, the company is inviting students to spend one day at the facility in La Vergne to learn more about plant operations, manufacturing processes and the Japanese methodology for continuous improvement. A full schedule and registration details are available at the link.

BEP issues correction for mini-grant application deadline

The Business Education Partnership has notified us of a correction involving the printed deadline for the fall 2016 minigrant deadlines. We have been told the following:

"It has come to our attention that we had an incorrect deadline date listed within the application process. The deadline for the Fall 2016 BEP Nissan Teacher Minigrant is Oct. 13 at 4:30 p.m. Though this was the date given in our previous communications, we want to clear up any confusion the incorrect date on the application may have caused. We apologize for the inconvenience, and we look forward to reviewing everyone's grant submissions."

To learn more about the BEP mini-grants, check out the program's website

Cash prizes available for recycling postcard contest; Deadline Sept. 30

Calling all elementary and middle school teachers and students:  Recycle Rutherford invites you to participate in a postcard contest that encourages students to consider the benefits of recycling.  

The contest includes almost $1000 in prize money for the winning classrooms and students. There is also a chance to see student work featured in Recycle Rutherford media. See flyer: RRPostcardContest2016.pdf 

Free adminission for school employees for Dave Macon show at MTSU

The MTSU Theatre Department is offering free admission to all school personnel to "Walking in Sunlight: The Life and Legacy of Uncle Dave Macon" at MTSU Tucker Theatre on Monday Sept. 26, at 7 p.m.  The show will also play Tuesday-Friday. To get in free, you must contact Dr. Jette Halladay at [email protected].



Got something you want to know or you'd like to see in the newsletter? E-mail Community Relations Coordinator James Evans at [email protected]. Missed an issue? You can find past editions of The RCS Employee Insider in the archive.