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Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa is committed to helping our employees achieve their best health. In February 2014 we introduced our wellness program as LiveWell FDL. This unique program has been designed to provide information and resources to help us make healthy living a way of life. This health and wellness program is an important initiative, and we encourage you to participate and share in the benefits of a healthier lifestyle.

Committee Members:
Nate Sandman - Associate Director, MNAW
Katie Hughes - Health Educator, MNAW
Samantha Martin - Health Educator, MNAW
Jennifer Trotterchaude - Administrative Secretary, FDL Ojibwe School
Loretta Erickson - Assistant Accounting Manager, Black Bear Casino
Marissa Miller – Health & Nutrition Program Manager, FDL Head Start
Katie Gokee - Health Educator, MNAW
Cheri Kozlowski - Cloquet Community Center
Judy Birnstihl - Employee Benefits, FDL Tribal Center
Noelle Lent - Accountant, FDL Tribal Center
Catherine Skoglund - Fond du Luth Casino, Human Resources

For more information please contact a committee member or email

If employees would like to complete an online health risk assessment visit the Preferred One website and sign in or create an account.

You can download our Employee Wellness Card by clicking here!


Summer Melt Down Challenge!

Register and weigh-in by Wednesday, July 18th. See the extended weigh-in dates below.

Black Bear Casino Resort – 2nd floor hotel by elevators
Monday, July 16th 12:30pm-4:30pm

Min No Aya Win/ MNAW – Clara Smith A
Monday, July 16th 11:30am -1:00pm

Center for American Indian Resources / CAIR – Conference room behind front registration
Tuesday, July 17th 11:30am -1:00pm

Cloquet Community Center – Check in with community center staff
Thursday, July 12th - Friday, July 13th 8:00am – 6:00pm
Monday, July 16th – Wednesday, July 18th 8:00am – 6:00pm

Summer Melt Down Challenge Details


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