HRM hosting Health and Benefits Fair Tuesday

Human Resources Management at Mississippi State will host the 2011 Health and Benefits Fair for faculty and staff Tuesday, Sept. 13 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Colvard Student Union Foster Ballroom, which is located on the second floor.

University employees will be able to explore opportunities, ask questions, attend sessions on specialized topics, and engage in strategic planning related to their health, benefits and financial interests. The free event featuring more than 30 exhibitors and door prizes will provide high-impact information to assist participants with meeting their goals.

"The Health and Benefits Fair is an important part of our mission to offer informative and enjoyable opportunities for faculty and staff to interact with health and benefits providers," said HRM Associate Director Kim Thomas.

A number of special presentations will be held throughout the day, including:

10 a.m.-10-50 a.m.
- Understanding PERS Retirement, Jean Clark, 329 Union
- Smoking Cessation, JuLeigh Baker, 328 Union
- The 10 Signs of Alzheimer's, Sara Murphy, 330 Union

11 a.m.-11:50 a.m.
- Deferred Compensation Plan and Trust, Johnny Peters, 329 Union
- Pharmacy Benefits Updates, Wendi Caldwell, 328 Union
- Understanding State Insurance, Sharon Kavorik, 330 Union

Noon-12:50 p.m.
- Understanding PERS Retirement, Jean Clark, 329 Union
- Asset Allocation: Personal Investment Strategy, Marcus Kincaid, 328 Union
- How the 403(b) Plan Works, Elton Thomas, 330 Union

1 p.m.-1:50 p.m.
- Mississippi State Deferred Compensation Plan, Johnny Peters, 329 Union
- Asset Allocation: Personal Investment Strategy, Marcus Kincaid, 328 Union
- Healthy Eating, Jennifer Thomas, 330 Union

Exhibitors include AFLAC, Alliance Health Center, Alzheimer's Association, AXA Equitable, Baptist Hospital-Golden Triangle, Baptist Hospital Behavioral Health, Blue Cross of Mississippi, Brooks Eye Center Inc., Catalyst Rx, Delta Dental Insurance, Eye and Laser Center of Starkville, Gentiva Hospice, Mississippi Deferred Compensation, MSU Office of Regulatory Compliance and Safety, MSU Staff Council, National Alliance Mental Illness, North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora, Noxubee Medical Complex, OCH Regional Medical Center, PERS, Pioneer Outpatient Behavioral Health, President's Commission on the Status of Women, Sanderson Center-Rec Sports, Starkville Manor, TIAA-CREF, University Health Services, UNUM, VALIC, Web MD and Winston Medical Center.

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