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New National Award Winners, Including First Wisconsin School District

New Well Workplace Award Winners Announced 
presented by the Wellness Council of Wisconsin
 
(Waukesha, WI)-  The Wellness Council of Wisconsin (WCWI) is honored to recognize the following Wisconsin organizations with their significant accomplishments in becoming a Well Workplace.  As a Well Workplace these organizations have joined the elite group of “America’s Healthiest Companies” and are recognized as one of the nation’s leaders in corporate health. 
 
WCWI would also like to congratulate Kimberly Area School District, as the first Wisconsin school district to achieve this national award at the Platinum level.  
 
Platinum Well Workplace Award
Kimberly Area School District | Combined Locks, WI
 
Gold Well Workplace Award
Fives Giddings & Lewis, LLC | Fond du Lac, WI 
 
Bronze Well Workplace Award
Hydrite Chemical Company | Brookfield, WI 
 
Small Business Well Workplace Award
Key Benefit Concepts, LLC | Wales, WI 
 
 
“These organizations recognize that the things they work the hardest for are the things that reward them the most. For these organizations the reward is healthier, happier and more productive employees along with a higher performing organization. We are proud of these organizations for their strong commitment to support the health and wellbeing of their employees and excited they have joined the elite cadre of America’s Healthiest Companies.”
-Jessica Raddemann, Executive Director, WCWI
 
 
The Well Workplace Award designation is awarded throughout the year to employers from around the nation that have implemented corporate health initiatives to improve the lives of their employees. The Well Workplace Awards initiative is driven by a rigorous set of criteria outlined in WELCOA’s seven benchmarks to a results-oriented Well Workplace. Since its inception in 1991, over 1,000 organizations, ranging from educational institutions to non-profit and profit sectors have joined the list of “America’s Healthiest Companies” by receiving the Well Workplace Award. Wisconsin alone has over 110 organizations who currently hold this elite designation. Ryan Picarella, President of WELCOA stated, “Good companies know that their employees are their most valuable asset. Great companies adopt policies that support employees’ efforts to reduce health risks and are bold about motivating them through bold strategies, programs, and tactics. Great companies know that by improving their employees’ health, they can reduce health care costs.”.”
 
Founded in 1985 by the Wisconsin business community, WCWI has grown from nine founding companies to over 720 members who represent 500 organizations throughout the state.  All who are impacting the wellbeing of over 435,000 employees today.  WCWI serves with a mission to empower organizations to improve health, transform their culture, and change lives. 
 
This mission has led WCWI and its members to over 110 Well Workplace Award-winning organizations as well as seven active Well City projects: Well City Fond du Lac, Well City Fox Cities, Well City Milwaukee, Well Oshkosh, Well County La Crosse, Well City Racine, and Well County Sheboygan.
 
On a national level, WELCOA has 6,000 member organizations located throughout North America and is highly regarded for their innovative and results-oriented approach to workplace wellness.

 

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