Illinois 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, 84 Illinois worksites received Fit-Friendly Awards: 13 Platinum Level, 68 Gold Level, and 3 Worksite 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
Advocate Health Care, Downers Grove
City of Bloomington, Bloomington
Countryside Association, Palatine
OSG Tap & Die, Inc., Glendale Heights
Rush-Copley Medical Center, Aurora
Southern Illinois Healthcare, Carbondale
The Horton Group, Orland Park
The Plexus Groupe, LLC Deer Park
University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago
Zurich North America, Schaumburg

November 2014 Worksite
Innovation Awards

Advocate Health Care, Downers Grove
JLL, Chicago
Tranzact Technologies, Inc., Elmhurst
Allied Benefit Systems, Inc., Chicago
B/E Aerospace, Inc., Rockford
Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Rockford
Blue Cross Blue Shield, Danville
Blue Cross Blue Shield, Springfield
Blue Cross Blue Shield Illinois, Marion
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois, Chicago
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois, Mattoon
CommunityHealth, Chicago
E.T. Simonds Construction, Carbondale
Exelon, Chicago
Gordon & Rees, LLP, Chicago
H. D. Smith, Springfield
HCSC (BlueCross/BlueShield of IL), Quincy
HSHS St. John's Hospital, Springfield
JLL, Chicago
Lake Forest Graduate School of Mgt, Lake Forest
Leeco Steel, Lisle
LifeStart, Chicago
Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood
Moraine Valley Community College, Palos Hills
Schneider Electric - U.S. Operations, Palatine
Sedona, Moline
Shawnee Community College, Ullin
The Joint Commission, Oakbrook Terrace
The Republic of Tea, Nashville
Tranzact Technologies, Inc., Elmhurst
Truven Health Analytics, Chicago
Village of Plainfield, Plainfield
April 2014 Platinum AwardsApril 2014 Gold Awards
Assurance Agency, Schaumburg
Memorial Hospital, Belleville
UnityPoint Health - Methodist, Peoria
Anderson Hospital, Maryville
Aryzta, LLC, Romeoville
Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP, Chicago
Beaird Group, Naperville
Bel Brands USA, Chicago
CME Group Inc., Chicago
CompTIA, Downers Grove
Continental Tire the Americas, Mount Vernon
DeKalb Clinic, Sycamore
East Side Health District, East St. Louis
Edward Hospital, Naperville
Field Fastener, Machesney Park
GE Capital, Chicago
Graphic Packaging International, Centralia
Harrah's Metropolis Casino & Hotel, Metropolis
Homer Community Consolidated School District,
    Homer Glen
Infiniti Hair Salon, Chicago
Jackson County Health Department, Murphysboro
John A. Logan College, Carterville
Kaskaskia College, Centralia
LaunchPoint Corporation, Itasca
Littelfuse, Inc, Chicago
Mb Financial, Rosemont
Monsanto Seed Production, Waterman
National Education Servicing, Chicago
Old National Bank, Carbondale
OSF St. Joseph Medical Center, Bloomington
Panduit Corp, Tinley Park
Patterson Technology Center, Effingham
Pierce & Associates, P.C., Chicago
Rockford Health System, Rockford
Sentinel Technologies, Downers Grove
Southeastern Illinois College, Harrisburg
Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
UnitedHealthcare of Illinois, Chicago
Victor J. Andrew High School, Tinley Park
Walgreens, Deerfield
Westlake Hospital, Melrose Park
Will County Health Department, Joliet



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

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Nutrition Programs at
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  • 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
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  • Google map-based Walking Paths
  • National Walking Day (1st Wed in April)
  • Physical Activity Tracker
Workplace Wellness Resources at

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