Hoosier Employers Dubbed 'Fit-Friendly'

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Nearly 60 Hoosier companies are being recognized by the American Heart Association for promoting physical activity and health. The most recent additions to the Fit-Friendly Worksites program moves the 2015 total to more than 140 businesses.

Nationally, more than 2,000 companies throughout the U.S. were recognized during the most recent cycle.

The nonprofit says the program is "a catalyst for positive change in the American workforce." It is broken down into two levels: gold and platinum. Gold is achieved by implementing efforts that encourage physical activity, nutrition and culture enhancements and Platinum adds outcome measurement to the companies' initiatives.

The latest group of Fit-Friendly businesses in the state is:

  • Allegient in Indianapolis (Gold)
  • Angie’s List in Indianapolis (Gold)
  • Apex Benefits Group in Indianapolis (Gold)
  • Ball State University in Muncie (Gold)
  • Bank of Geneva in Geneva (Gold)
  • Celadon Group in Indianapolis (Gold)
  • Central Elementary School in Indianapolis (Gold)
  • Citizens Energy Group in Indianapolis (Platinum)
  • City of Franklin (Gold)
  • College Park Elementary School in Indianapolis (Gold)
  • Community Health Network in Indianapolis (Gold)
  • Cook Research Incorporated in West Lafayette (Gold)
  • Deaconess Health System in Evansville (Gold)
  • Deer Run Elementary School in Indianapolis (Gold)
  • Delta Faucet Co. in Indianapolis (Gold)
  • Eagle Creek Elementary School in Indianapolis (Gold)
  • Eastbrook Elementary School in Indianapolis (Gold)
  • Eskenazi Health in Indianapolis (Gold)
  • Evansville Vanderburgh School Corp. in Evansville (Gold)
  • Fishback Creek Public Academy in Indianapolis (Gold)
  • Franciscan Alliance - Northern Indiana Region in Munster (Gold)
  • Guion Creek Elementary School in Indianapolis (Gold)
  • Guion Creek Middle School in Indianapolis (Gold)
  • Hobart Family YMCA (Gold)
  • Indiana University in Bloomington (Gold)
  • Interactive Intelligence in Indianapolis (Gold)
  • IU Health La Porte Hospital (Gold)
  • Ivy Tech Community College Evansville campus (Gold)
  • J.C. Hart Co. in Carmel (Gold)
  • Jay County Hospital in Portland (Gold)
  • Lincoln Middle School in Indianapolis (Gold)
  • Logansport MU (Gold)
  • Major Health Partners in Shelbyville (Gold)
  • Mason Corp. in Schererville (Gold)
  • MED Institute in West Lafayette (Gold)
  • Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper (Platinum)
  • Metropolitan School District of Pike Township in Indianapolis (Gold)
  • Monarch Beverage in Indianapolis (Gold)
  • New Augusta Public Academy North in Indianapolis (Gold)
  • New Augusta Public Academy South in Indianapolis (Gold)
  • Oliver Winery in Bloomington (Gold)
  • Pike High School in Indianapolis (Gold)
  • Porter-Starke Services Inc. in Valparaiso (Gold)
  • Roche Diagnostics in Indianapolis (Gold)
  • Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics in Mishawaka (Gold)
  • Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics in Elkhart  (Gold)
  • Snacks Crossing Elementary School in Indianapolis (Gold)
  • South Bend Medical Foundation in South Bend (Gold)
  • Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP in Indianapolis (Gold)
  • Terre Haute Regional Hospital in Terre Haute (Gold)
  • The Heart Hospital at Deaconess Gateway in Newburgh (Gold)
  • Triton Central Elementary School in Fairland (Gold)
  • Triton Central Middle School in Fairland (Gold)
  • Unifrax in New Carlisle (Gold)
  • Union Hospital in Terre Haute (Platinum)
  • Welborn Baptist Foundation in Evansville (Gold)
  • Witham Health Services in Lebanon (Platinum)
  • YMCA of Southwestern Indiana in Evansville (Gold)
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