Inspirus Recognized as an American Heart Association Fit-Friendly Worksite
2014 Platinum-Level Fit-Friendly Worksite
FORT WORTH, Texas – (Feb. 5 , 2015) Inspirus recently received the Platinum Fit-Friendly Worksite and Worksite Innovation awards, by the American Heart Association, for helping employees eat better and move more. “We are honored to be awarded this status by the American Heart Association and are committed to providing the best workplace environment possible. This will benefit our employees’ health and produce even more positive results for our worksite overall,” says Vice President of Human Resources and Accounting, Lesa Blakey. “Physical activity and employee wellness are important priorities at Inspirus.”
The Fit-Friendly Worksites helps worksites make their employees’ health and well-being a priority. Wellness programs prove time and time again to be an effective way to engage and encourage employees to make healthier lifestyle choices and become more active to fight off heart disease and obesity. At Inspirus we implement our own wellness programs to help our employees lead healthier and more active lives. Throughout the year, Inspirus offers challenges and programs like daily Zumba classes, water challenges, fruit and veggie challenges and our annual Weight Loss Wars to bring awareness to employees about their health and nutrition. Inspirus is dedicated to promoting wellness and encouraging our employees to make healthier choices and become more active. We want to stop heart disease and other ailments in their tracks and keep our employees healthy.
Recognition is a critical component of Fit-Friendly Worksites program. Employers that join this program qualify for official recognition by the American Heart Association. At Inspirus, we also use recognition to encourage our employees to join and be a part of our seminars, challenges and programs. Our goal is to make effective and meaningful changes that promote overall health and improve physical activity. To read more about rewards driven wellness programs, visit www.inspirus.com/the-value-of-a-rewards-driven-wellness-program.
For more information about the Fit-Friendly Worksites program and how it’s helping to improve the health of Americans by focusing on the workplace, visit www.heart.org/worksitewellness.
About the American Heart Association
The American Heart Association is devoted to building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke. Our mission drives everything we do. To improve the lives of all Americans, we provide public health education in a variety of ways. We team with millions of volunteers to fund innovative research, fight for stronger public health policies, and provide lifesaving tools and information to prevent and treat these diseases. The Dallas-based association is the nation’s oldest and largest voluntary organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke. To learn more or join us, call 1-800-AHA-USA1 or any of our offices around the country, or visit www.heart.org.
Inspirus helps companies cultivate best places to work by designing, implementing and managing employee recognition programs that strengthen employee engagement, improve retention and motivate people to higher levels of performance. We combine award-winning customer service, innovative technology and best-in-class platforms to recognize, engage and inspire.
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