WALDORF, Md., Sept. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Community Bank of Tri-County announced today its focus on developing an employee wellness program in partnership with Healthiest Maryland Businesses, a statewide initiative designed to engage business leaders in maximizing Marylanders' well-being.
"We are excited to partner with Healthiest Maryland and other businesses to promote healthy living in the workplace. Our bank employees are committed to their health and wellness and this strengthens our program," said Michael Middleton, Community Bank of Tri-County Chief Executive Officer. "Participating in this initiative gives Community Bank additional tools and resources so we may help our employees achieve their personal wellness goals."
Community Bank of Tri-County launched the employee wellness program in 2012. The program was designed to promote health and wellness for the mind, body and soul. The program includes an onsite fitness center, with access to equipment and aerobic classes including yoga, Zumba and fit training, monthly health challenges and an online employee wellness portal, which includes access to health tips, workshops, health assessments and more. As a member of the Healthiest Maryland Businesses initiative, Community Bank is provided with additional resources to further promote wellness.
About Healthiest Maryland Businesses
As the nation and the state implement sweeping health reforms to increase access to health care for more Maryland families and businesses prevention becomes a top priority to improve health and contain rising health care costs. The Healthiest Maryland Businesses movement uses workplace wellness initiatives to support employees and their families in creating healthier lifestyles that reduce health conditions such as obesity, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes, cancer, heart attacks, and strokes. Wellness programs tend to focus on healthier food choices, increasing physical activity in and out of the workplace, and smoking cessation.
About Community Bank of Tri-County
Community Bank of Tri-County is the oldest independent financial institution headquartered in Southern Maryland with eleven branches and approximately $980 million in assets. Community Bank of Tri-County branches are conveniently located throughout Charles, Calvert and St. Mary's counties, in Maryland and in King George, Virginia.
SOURCE Community Bank of Tri-County