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U.S. Venture, Inc. welcomes USA Luge athletes to annual wellness expo


USA Luge athletes and dozens of community vendors to share health tips & resource

Appleton, Wis. (June 20, 2018) – Team USA Luge sponsor U.S. Venture, Inc. will welcome Olympians Summer Britcher and Tucker West in Appleton on Thursday, June 21. Both USA Luge athletes hold numerous records and competed in the 2014 and 2018 Olympic Games.

Britcher placed 19th and West placed 26th during the most recent Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Britcher also holds five World Cup career victories, making her the all-time leader in singles for USA Luge. Their visit will be part of the company’s fifth annual Wellness Expo.

The wellness expo offers team members opportunities to interact with more than 40 organizations that promote healthy living in the Fox Valley. The expo is part of “HealthSmart,” the company-wide wellness program. This year, U.S. Venture welcomes back many vendors from previous years in addition to many new ones, including the Fox River Kayaking Company, Wisconsin Timber Rattlers, Happy Bellies Bake Shop and Bona Fide Juicery.

Team members will also have the chance to learn about various fitness programs, planting herb gardens, hypnosis for weight loss and stress reduction, and upcoming community events through the Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce, among many others.

“U.S. Venture prides itself on having a culture that is committed to promoting healthy living among all of our team members and supporting the community around us,” says Jen Sabee, U.S. Venture’s wellness specialist. “We are excited for this annual opportunity to connect team members with resources that enable them to succeed, both in the workplace and at home. This event really showcases that commitment.”

In addition to the annual wellness expo, the company demonstrates its commitment to team member health by offering various ongoing incentives. One such incentive includes a program that reimburses the cost of physical fitness classes, home fitness equipment and fitness trackers.

“We truly care about investing in our team members, to help them be successful,” says John Schmidt, U.S. Venture’s president and CEO. “It has always been at the core of our mission and values. When team members are engaged in healthy lifestyles and are connected to their communities, productivity and performance increase.”

Learn more about U.S. Venture’s support of the USA Luge team by clicking here.