WARREN, Mich., June 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Health and wellness programs are at the forefront of every business looking to retain a healthy workforce. Newly launched this year, the Best and Brightest Wellness Champions awards program is an opportunity for companies in Michigan to be recognized for leading the way in wellness initiatives.
The awards program is a groundbreaking initiative that recognizes and celebrates quality and excellence in health promotion. The program highlights companies and organizations that promote a culture of wellness and those that plan, implement and evaluate efforts in wellness promotion.
The Best and Brightest Wellness Champions uses the WellCompanies assessment, created and administered by Wellco, the nation's leading wellness systems firm. This is the premier program that celebrates the organizations that are making their workplaces, their employees and the community a healthy place to live and work.
In addition to looking for companies providing outstanding wellness programs for employees, nonprofit organizations, schools and faith based organizations providing access to healthful foods and beverages, healthy choice education, and opportunities to be physically fit are also encouraged to participate.
Benefits of participating include:
- Workplace wellness assessment reports created and administered by Wellco
- Yearlong workshops, webinars and education
- Monthly resources, products and services provided by the wellness community partners
- Local media coverage
- Digital resources of the latest trends and industry information
The Best and Brightest Wellness Champions winners will be honored at a breakfast celebration and symposium on Sept. 25, 2012 at the MSU Management Education Center in Troy
Nominations are being accepted online at www.101bestandbrightest.com and then clicking Wellness Champions Competition. Anyone can complete the online entry form. Nomination forms are also available by calling 1-888-277-6464. The nomination deadline is July 27, 2012. Call 1-888-277-6464 or visit www.101bestandbrightest.com for sponsorship, advertising and exhibit opportunities.
The Best and Brightest Wellness Champions are being presented by Michigan Business and Professional Association, Michigan Food and Beverage Association, Wellco and Corp! magazine.
The Best and Brightest Wellness Champions celebrates those companies that are making their businesses more healthy, the lives of their employees better and the community a healthier to place to live. The Best and Brightest program provides yearlong education, benchmarking, assessment tools and interaction amongst the best employers throughout Michigan.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
Sue Voyles (734) 667-2005
Jennifer Kluge (586) 393-8800
SOURCE Michigan Business and Professional Association