Michigan Fit-Friendly Worksites

Updated:Dec 29,2014
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We are pleased to announce the final list of Fit-Friendly Worksites for the November 2014 cycle. The November list of awardees totals 1,896 worksites, representing more than 5.5 million employees!

In 2014, 76 Michigan worksites received Fit-Friendly Awards: 15 Platinum Level, 57 Gold Level,  2 Worksite Innovation and 2 Community Innovation Recognition.

Fit-Friendly Worksites are recognized by the American Heart Association following two application cycles (April 1 and November 1) 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 April 1, 2015.  Call your local office for more information.

November 2014 Platinum AwardsNovember 2014 Gold Awards
Bell's Brewery, Inc., Galesburg
Blue Cross Blue Shield of MI, Detroit
Center for Financial Planning, Inc., Southfield
Detroit Medical Center, Detroit
Grand Valley State University, Allendale
HealthPlus of Michigan, Flint
Herman Miller, Inc., Zeeland
Quicken Loans, Detroit

November 2014
Community Innovation 

Bell's Brewery, Inc., Galesburg
Blue Cross Blue Shield of MI, Detroit

November 2014
Worksite Innovation 

Bell's Brewery, Inc., Galesburg
CHE Trinity Health, Livonia
Avondale School District, Auburn Hills
Borgess Health, Kalamazoo
Cequent Performance Products, Plymouth
CHE Trinity Health, Livonia
Chelsea School District, Chelsea
Continental Services, Sterling Heights
Dentco, DeWitt
First National Bank of Michigan, Kalamazoo
Ford Motor Company, Dearborn
Harley Ellis Devereaux, Southfield
Hollingsworth Logistics Group, Dearborn
John E Fetzer Institute, Inc., Kalamazoo
Kingsford Middle School, Iron Mountain
Lacks Enterprises, Grand Rapids
Lakewood Family Medicine, Holland
Lansing Parks and Recreation, Lansing
Leo Burnett, Troy
McKinley Inc., Ann Arbor
Meadowbrook Insurance Group, Southfield
Meijer, Grand Rapids
MI UFCW Unions & Employees Health & Welfare Fund, Madison Heights
MPI Research, Mattawan
Oakwood Healthcare, Dearborn
Parker Hannifin Corporation, Mason
Perrigo Company, Allegan
Ramco-Gershenson, Farmington Hills
Schneider Electric-Detroit District, Troy
Steelcase Inc., Grand Rapids
Supply Chain Solutions, Grand Rapids
Truven Health Analytics -Michigan, Ann Arbor
UAW-GM Center for Human Resources, Detroit
UnitedHealthcare, Southfield
UP Health System - Portage, Hancock
West Michigan Cancer Center, Kalamazoo

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



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
Workplace Wellness Resources at heart.org/workplacewellness

Fit-Friendly Worksite Recognition
  • Quarterly "Heart at Work" provides healthy messages for your newsletters