Loudoun County Chamber Announces Winners of Third Annual “Healthy Business Awards”
Loudoun Businesses That Demonstrate Commitment to Employees’ Wellness Are Honored at Healthy Business Awards Ceremony at Health Works for Northern Virginia
Loudoun County, VA — The Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce announced the top honorees at the 2015 Healthy Business Awards, where Loudoun businesses and other organizations were recognized for their efforts to promote the health and wellness of their employees and customers.
The 3rd Annual Healthy Business Awards was held at Health Works for Northern Virginia, where 49 Loudoun businesses received recognition for participating in the 2015 Healthy Business Challenge.
The Healthy Business Challenge initiative was launched in January of 2013 to encourage, educate and recognize businesses that have adopted effective programs and policies to promote healthy work environments and choices among their employees. The challenge features an online scorecard where Loudoun’s businesses earn credit for the effective, innovative work they are doing to support their employees’ health.
“The 49 Loudoun businesses, non-profits and government agencies that earned recognition in the 2015 Loudoun County Healthy Business Awards have demonstrated their strong commitment to supporting the health and wellness of their employees, which has been proven to reduce health care costs and absenteeism, improve morale and increased productivity. On behalf of the entire Chamber membership, we are honored to recognize these fine organizations for their outstanding performance in our 2015 Healthy Business Challenge,” said Loudoun County Chamber President Tony Howard.
Four businesses earned top honors on the Healthy Business Challenge scorecard. They are:
Large Business/Organization: Nova Medical Group
Mid-Size Business/Organization: Spring Arbor Residential Assisted Living and Memory Care
Small Business/Organization: StoneSpring Emergency Center
Entrepreneur Business/Organization: Innovation Health
”Savvy business leaders know their employees’ health and wellness are important factors that impact their company’s productivity and profitability. That is why many Loudoun businesses are leading the way with innovative programs and policies that place a greater emphasis on disease prevention, nutrition and fitness for their employees,” added Howard.
The Healthy Business Challenge was supported by a range of businesses that served as sponsors of the initiative. These include:
Signature Series Sponsor:
StoneSprings Hospital Center
Access Point Public Affairs
Loudoun Medical Group
NOVA Medical & Urgent Care
For a full list of all the companies that were recognized and more information about the Health & Wellness Initiative, please visit www.LoudounChamber.org.
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