Reiter Affiliated Companies Invites Employees and Their Families to Join for Annual Wellness Event in Watsonville

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Sembrando Salud 5K Color Run and Walk

We ask our employees and their family members to join us free of charge and start making small healthy changes that can bring about major impacts to their health for years to come.

WATONSVILLE, Calif. May 18, 2018

Reiter Affiliated Companies (RAC) hosts annual Sembrando Salud 5K Color Run and Walk in Watsonville on Sunday, May 20, 2018 at Ramsay Park. The event will begin at 9:30am with a 5K walk/run for employees and their families.

The Sembrando Salud 5K Color Run and Walk is intended to motivate workers and their families to go outdoors and exercise in a fun and safe environment.

“Our 5K is unique because we focus on raising awareness about healthy habits to prevent diabetes and other chronic diseases,” said Gabby Guzman, Sembrando Salud Administrator. “We ask our employees and their family members to join us free of charge and start making small healthy changes that can bring about major impacts to their health for years to come.”

During the event, there will be healthy snacks available for the participants and their families.

After completing the 5K, participants will have an opportunity to learn about Champions for Change, a statewide movement that is inspiring California’s families to make healthy lifestyle changes and supporting them along the way.

The Sembrando Salud 5K Color Run and Walk in Watsonville is made possible by a group of helpful volunteers and dedicated sponsors, which include: Reiter Affiliated Companies, GRACE, BerryCentro, Reiter Berry Farms, River Valley Farms, El Camino Berry Farms, BE Berry Farms, JAL Berry Farms, Sunset Bay Farms, Third Generation Berry Farms, Big Water Berry Farms, Ag Performance, AgroPlasticos, Grand Topham, ICS, Pacific Ag Rentals, Perry Laboratory, Quiedan Company, Pinnacle Agriculture Distribution, Inc., Pajaro Valley Irrigation, Pajaro Valley Laser Levesling, Inc., Agri Turf Supplies, Inc., Ceres Growth Partners, LLC., Alibio, Buttonwillow Warehouse Company Inc, Dr. Ray Lopez, Extenday, Ferrarri Metals/Meteor, Fundacion EPA, GINEGAR, Pelemix, Premise Health, Salinas Valley Ford Lincoln Sales, San San, Synborg, The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America, True Organics, USI Insurance Services.

Sembrando Salud, established by RAC in 2009, is an obesity and diabetes prevention program that helps create healthy ranch communities throughout California. The Sembrando Salud 5K was developed to help motivate agriculture workers and their families to go outdoors and exercise in a fun and safe environment.

To learn more about the event, please visit: http://www.berry.net/culture/5k-fun-run-walk

About Reiter Affiliated Companies

Reiter Affiliated Companies (RAC) is the largest fresh multi-berry producer in the world, growing Driscoll’s proprietary varieties of strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, and blackberries year round in the United States, Baja California, Central Mexico, Portugal, Morocco and Peru.

The Reiter family began farming in the San Francisco Bay Peninsula and by the turn of the century had migrated south into Watsonville and the Santa Clara Valley. By the late 1970’s, operations expanded into Southern California where the headquarters is today. The company values of Honesty, Fairness and Respect line the corridors of every office, guiding and leading business principles and decisions. Those decisions have resulted in the organization’s position as an industry leader, adopting health and wellness programs, opening primary health clinics and partnering with local organizations to improve the quality of life for the farmworker community.

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Sarah Thompson

Sarah Thompson

Sarah is a financial reporter, focusing on technology, national security, and policing. Before joining Daily Telescope she worked as a staff writer at Fast Company and spent two years as a foreign correspondent in Turkey. Her work has been published in Al Jazeera America, The Nation, Vice News, Motherboard, and many other outlets.
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