Westlake’s Corporate Challenge 2019

ECHO Health employees carry their boat entry into the Westlake Rec Center’s pool in preparation for the Cardboard Boat Races during the annual Corporate Challenge. Their entry didn’t win the race, but took first place in the boat design category. Photo by Haley Birchard

The annual Westlake Corporate Challenge kicked off on July 30, featuring 10 local companies. Participating in this year’s Challenge were: ECHO Health, City of Westlake, Energizer, Q-Lab Corporation, Sea-Land Chemical Company, Seeley Savidge Ebert & Gourash, The Spy Glass Group, United Consumer Financial Services (UCFS), University Hospital St. John Medical Center, and Western Enterprises.

As the challenge went along, the companies had to compete in various team-building activities. Events ranged from volleyball, a cupcake competition, cardboard boat races and kickball. The teams donated 112 backpacks to Fox 8’s Stuff the Bus and had 134 people donate blood.

Photographer Haley Birchard was on hand to capture all the action over the six-day event.

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Volume 11, Issue 18, Posted 10:54 AM, 09.04.2019