Area Companies Recognized for Excellence in Worksite Health and Wellbeing
WELLCOM recently recognized more than 30 of the Midlands’ healthiest companies at its annual Excellence in Worksite Wellness Awards Luncheon on November 7 at the Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center in La Vista. The 2017 awards recipients include:
Governor’s Wellness Award – Large Grower: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska; C&A Industries, Inc.; Gallup; RDG Planning & Design; University of Nebraska Foundation. Small Grower: Diabetes Education Center of the Midlands. Large Sower: Bennington Public Schools; CHI Health; Dial Retirement Communities – Nebraska; Hyatt Global Contact Center – Omaha; Nebraska Organ Recovery; Omaha Performing Arts; Streck; Tenaska.
Trek up the Tower Awards – Large Business Corporate Team Award: 1st Place: Berk Up – Berkshire Hathaway Homestate Companies/National Indemnity Company; 2nd Place: Mutual of Omaha; 3rd Place: Kiewit Corporation. Small Business Corporate Team Award: 1st Place: UNMC College of Allied Health Professions; 2nd Place: RTG Medical – Team RTG; 3rd Place: Interpublic Group.
Global Centre for Healthy Workplaces – First Place – Small and Medium-Sized Category: Lincoln Industries.
American Diabetes Association Health Champion Designation – Des Moines University; Diabetes Education Center of the Midlands; Fusion Medical Staffing; Lincoln Industries; National Information Solutions Cooperative; Nelnet; Midland University/Dodge County Head Start; Streck; University of Iowa; University of Nebraska Foundation; University of Nebraska at Omaha; WoodmenLife.
American Heart Association Workplace Health Solution Award – Gold: Meredith Corporation. Silver: Creighton University; HDR; Omaha Steaks; Streck. Bronze: Hubbell Realty Company; Nelnet; University of Iowa; University of Nebraska at Omaha; Woodmen Life; Zoetis, Lincoln, NE. Early Adopter: Omaha Performing Arts; Signature Performance, Inc.
American Heart Association’s Workplace Healthy Food and Beverage Golden Apple Award – Amphibious Medics; Clinton High School; Creighton University; Fusion Medical Staffing; Kearney County Health Services; Pharmacists Mutual Companies; Scranton Manufacturing Co.; Telligen; Union Pacific Railroad; Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Iowa and South Dakota.