Gragg Advertising Awarded Among Healthiest Employers of Kansas City

Jan 30, 2014, 10:00 ET from Gragg Advertising

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gragg Advertising was named one of Kansas City's Healthiest Employers of 2014 by the Kansas City Business Journal. Recognized for a unique approach to a healthy workplace, Gragg goes above and beyond with a variety of fitness programs, free activities, and lifestyle coaching available for employees to conveniently incorporate wellness into everyday life.


"We have recruited top talent for decades and are honored to be recognized for our commitment to our employees and creating a healthy workplace," said agency President Darryl Mattox. "With the help of Lever1 we provide our staff with competitive benefits packages and now an award-winning wellness program."

Gragg partnered with Lever1, a local Professional Employer Organization (PEO), to develop a robust wellness program with incentive-based offerings and free activities for employees. Since Lever1 implemented the wellness initiative, known as Healthy1, participation in Gragg's wellness efforts increased by 24 percent in 2013. Agency founder and CEO Greg Gragg believes health and wellness is an important issue and Mattox has carried on the torch. They lead by example to promote a healthy workplace. Mattox can often be found attending Crossfit–one of the offered reimbursable fitness classes. Gragg Advertising, one of the winners in the small business category, joined fellow honorees at a celebratory luncheon at the Sheraton Overland Park. The agency will also be featured in a special section of the January edition of the Kansas City Business Journal.

About Gragg Advertising:
Gragg Advertising is a full-service direct response marketing agency located in the River Market of Kansas City, Mo. with a focus in online technology. Recognized by Forbes as one of the world's "Top 100 Agencies that Know Social Media and Google," Gragg combines traditional branding strategy with proven direct response marketing tactics in order to create advertising that is both memorable and measurable.

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