LANSING — With health care changing and costs continually on the rise, employers have begun looking for new methods to engage their employees in effective wellness programs. The Michigan Manufacturers Association (MMA) wants to help you get the most efficient production out of your workforce while ensuring your employees are as healthy as possible.

Come join MMA members on Tuesday, April 16 for the seminar “Corporate Wellness: Getting the Best Return on Your Investment” for a discussion on effective employee wellness programs. Joel Kahn, medical director of wellness and preventative cardiology for DMC-Vanguard, and Michael Ketslakh, CEO of National Diagnostic Services, will be on hand for a two-hour presentation on the positives of implementing an office wellness program.

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Topics to be discussed include the current direction of health care, how an effective wellness program can positively affect your office, methods for implementing these programs, and how to engage your employees in programs designed to improve their long-term health. 

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The seminar will be held at the MMA headquarters, 620 S. Capitol in Lansing on Tuesday, April 16 from 9 a.m. to noon. The cost is $85/person for MMA members and $175/person for other attendees. (Starting 4/2/13, $100/person for MMA members and $200/person for other attendees).

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For more on this and other MMA seminars and events, visit the MMA Web site at (see Seminars & Events) or contact LeAnn Hicks at, 517-487-8557 or 800-253-9039 (press 9, then ext. 557).