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Dec 06

County of Maui: GOLD level Fit-Friendly Worksite by American Heart Association

Posted on December 6, 2012 at 12:00 AM by Office of Council Services

The County of Maui was recognized as a Gold Level Recipient of the American Heart Association’s Fit-Friendly Worksites Recognition program.

The Fit-Friendly Worksites program is a catalyst for positive change. Worksites throughout the nation can be part of the initiative by making the health and wellness of their employees a priority.

The County of Maui was recognized as a Gold Level Fit-Friendly Worksite by the American Heart Association’s “My Heart. My Life.” initiative for:

  • Offering employees physical activity support.
  • Providing/increasing healthy eating options at the worksite.
  • Promoting a wellness culture.

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Implementing at least nine criteria as outlined by the American Heart Association in the areas of physical activity, nutrition and culture.

“We are extremely honored and excited to be recognized by the American Heart Association’s “My Heart. My Life.” initiative as a Gold Level Fit-Friendly Worksite,” said Mayor Alan Arakawa.  “Physical activity and employee wellness are very important priorities here and we encourage all of our employees to continue to participate Workplace Wellness Programs.”

For more information on the Fit-Friendly Worksites initiative contact the American Heart Association office at 808.244.7185 or email Kauwela.a.bisquera@heart.org

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