WVCC Staff Picks - 2021 Health & Wellness Edition

  

Our Favorite Cold Weather Comfort Foods...

We have had a handful of requests from our members and volunteers to share a bit more about ourselves. Accordingly, we've created this "Staff Picks" series for your reading enjoyment.

 Saul Newton, Executive Director

Favorite health and fitness related resource for veterans: 
The VA Medical Centers around the state are the best resource for veterans in the state of Wisconsin. 

Favorite indoor/cold weather healthful activity:
30 minutes on my rowing machine, which I admittedly do not do often enough.

Favorite snow-day activity:
As much as shoveling and snow blowing sucks, I always feel like I got a workout when I'm done.

Favorite cold-weather comfort food:
Chili.

What's on your music playlist right now?
 A lot of the Avett Brothers and Chris Stapleton

Best movie you've watched recently?
The new Disney/Pixar movie Soul was great.

What is next up on your book list?  
Promised Land by Barack Obama

 Adam Braatz, Director of Programs

Favorite health and fitness related resource for veterans:
My HealtheVet is clutch for anyone on VA healthcare, especially for simple prescription renewals.
  
Favorite indoor/cold weather healthful activity:
I mostly hibernate in January/February and work double-time to get back in shape when the weather is nicer.
  
Favorite snow-day activity:
Throw some wood in the fireplace and lounge around with the fam.
  
Favorite cold-weather comfort food:
Chicken a-la-king. Happy to share the recipe if anyone is interested. It's a game-changer.
  
What's on your music playlist right now?
Joshua Redman - Elastic
  
Best movie you've watched recently?
Do YouTube videos count? Anything and everything by Pat Flynn, if so.
  
What is next up on your book list?
Trick Mirror: Reflections on Self-Delusion by Jia Tolentino
  

 Randy Bryce, Membership Manager

Favorite health and fitness related resource for veterans:
  
Favorite indoor/cold weather healthful activity:
The Dreadmill
  
Favorite snow-day activity:
Sledding or cross country skiing
  
Favorite cold-weather comfort food:
Homemade chilli!
  
What's on your music playlist right now?
The Boss
  
Best movie you've watched recently?
The Grapes of Wrath (an oldie but one recently watched)
  
What is next up on your book list?
Factory Town - David Kheridian
  

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