The Govan Mbeki Municipality hosted a wellness programme for its employees on Friday, 5 May at the stadium.
According to Bheki Kubheka, Acting Head of Marketing and Communications of Govan Mbeki Municipality, the purpose of the event was to demonstrate the municipality’s commitment to employee wellness and to raise awareness among employees of the benefits of physical, emotional and financial wellness.
This was the third annual Wellness Day organised by the municipality.
Employees took part in various sports activities, including running, walking, sprinting, tug of war, soccer and marabaraba.
Various accredited medical schemes, the Department of Health, the South African Blood Service and financial institutions conducted medical tests and presentations to employees.
The Executive Mayor, Flora Maboa-Boltman, said the programme helps to build and maintain a healthy workforce for increased productivity and service delivery.