Michigan Fit-Friendly Worksites

Updated:May 20,2014

MWA FFW headerCongratulations to these organizations in our state that were recognized in April 2014 and November 2013 as Fit-Friendly Worksites

In 2013-2014,  76 Michigan worksites received Fit-Friendly Awards: 57 Gold Level, 15 Platinum Level, 2 Community Innovation Awards and 2 Worksite Innovation Awards. Nationally we recognized 4,253 worksites representing more than 10 million people.

Fit-Friendly Worksites are recognized following two application cycles (Nov. 1 and April 1) by the American Heart Association as employers who go above and beyond when it comes to their employees' health.

Register your worksite for Fit-Friendly Recognition online now!    Our next Fit-Friendly application and renewal deadline is November 1, 2014.  Call your local office for more information.

April 2014 Platinum AwardsApril 2014 Gold Awards
Amway Corporation, Ada
Beaumont Health System, Royal Oak
Blue Care Network, Southfield
Henry Ford Health System, Detroit
Robert Bosch LLC, Farmington Hills
Stryker Corporation, Kalamazoo
WNEM-TV, Saginaw
A. J. Danboise Son, Farmington Hills
A2 Fitness Professionals, Ann Arbor
Barton Malow, Southfield
City of Madison Heights, Madison Heights
Danboise Mechanical Inc, Farmington
Detroit Diesel Corporation, Detroit
DTE Energy, Detroit
Farmers Insurance, Caledonia
Fifth Third Bank, Southfield
Focus Hope, Detroit
General Motors, Detroit
Greenleaf Hospitality Group, Kalamazoo
Ingham County Medical Care Facility, Okemos
L&L Products, Inc., Romeo
MARS Advertising, Inc., Southfield
Mary Free Bed Rehabiliation Hospital, Grand Rapids
Masco Corporation, Taylor
McGraw Wentworth, Troy
Oakland Unviersity, Rochester
Saginaw Valley State University, University Center
Spartan Motors Charlotte
Stahls ID Direct, St Clair Shores
SunTel Services, Troy
November 2013 Platinum AwardsNovember 2013 Gold Awards

Blue Cross Blue Shield of MI, Detroit
Center for Financial Planning, Inc., Southfield
Dow Corning Corporation, Midland
Grand Valley State University, Allendale
HealthPlus of Michigan, Flint
Kellogg Company Battle Creek
Pennock Health Services, Hastings
Quicken Loans, Detroit
Community Innovation Award 
Lansing Parks and Recreation, Lansing
Blue Cross Blue Shield of MI, Detroit
Worksite Innovation Award 
Borgess Health, Kalamazoo
HealthPlus of Michigan, Flint


Avondale School District, Auburn Hills
Calvin College, Grand Rapids
CHE Trinity Health, Livonia
Chemical Bank, Midland
Community Network Services, Farmington Hills
Continental Services, Sterling Heights
Creative Foam Corporation, Fenton
Dentco, DeWitt
Detroit Medical Center, Detroit
Gentex Corporation, Zeeland
Harley Ellis Devereaux, Southfield
Hollingsworth Logistics Group, Dearborn
John E Fetzer Institute, Inc., Kalamazoo
Lacks Enterprises, Grand Rapids
Lakewood Family Medicine, Holland
Lansing Parks and Recreation, Lansing
Leo Burnett, Troy
Meadowbrook Insurance Group, Southfield
Meijer, Grand Rapids
MI UFCW Unions & Employes Health & Welfare
    Fund, Madison Heights
MPI Research, Mattawan
National Kidney Foundation of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Oakwood Healthcare, Dearborn
Percepta a TeleTech Company, Dearborn
Perceptron, Inc, Plymouth
Perrigo Company, Allegan
Portage Health, Hancock
Proface, Ann Arbor
Ramco-Gershenson, Farmington Hills
Steelcase Inc, Grand Rapids
UAW-GM Center for Human Resurces, Detroit
UnitedHealthcare, Southfield
ViSalus, Troy



Promoting a wellness culture by providing support to employees and implementing numerous healthy cultural changes is a Win/Win for everyone.
  • Increase productivity
  • Reduce absenteeism
  • Lower turnover, improve employee satisfaction
  • Reduce healthcare costs

My Life Check / Simple 7 Risk Assessment

Nutrition Programs at heart.org/nutrition
  • Healthy diet goals
  • Healthy cooking
  • Dining Out tips
  • Recipes
  • Food Certifcation Heart-Check mark
  • Grocery List Builder
  • National Eating Healthy Day (1st Wed in Nov)
Physical Activity at startwalkingnow.org
  • Walking Clubs
  • Google map-based Walking Paths
  • National Walking Day (1st Wed in April)
  • Physical Activity Tracker
Fit-Friendly Worksite Recognition
  • Quarterly "Heart at Work" provides healthy messages for your newsletters