Illinois Fit-Friendly Worksites

Updated:May 20,2015

Fit Friendly Worksites

We are pleased to announce our April 2015 Fit-Friendly Awardees. Nationally 1,896 worksites were recognized, representing more than 5.5 million employees!

In the Midwest Affiliate, 49 Illinois worksites received recognition.  Of those, 45 were awarded Gold Level and 4 were awarded Platinum Level.

Fit-Friendly Worksites are recognized by the American Heart Association for employers who go above and beyond when it comes to their employee's health.

Deadlines to apply annually are November 1st, or April 1st. Contact your local American Heart Association office for more information.


April 2015 Platinum AwardsApril 2015 Gold Awards
Memorial Hospital, Belleville
Molex, Inc., Lisle
Rockford Health System, Rockford
Anderson Hospital, Maryville
Aryzta, LLC, Romeoville
Assurance Agency, Schaumburg
Beaird Group, Naperville
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) Jacksonville       Full Service Unit, Jacksonville
CME Group Inc., Chicago
CompTIA, Downers Grove
Continental Tire the Americas, Mount Vernon
Donlen, Northbrook
East Side Health District, East St. Louis
Egyptian Public and Mental Health Department, Eldorado
GE Capital, Chicago
Graphic Packaging International, Centralia
Homer Community Consolidated School District,
    Homer Glen
Jackson County Health Department, Murphysboro
John A. Logan College, Carterville
John Deere Cylinder-Moline, Moline
Kaskaskia College, Centralia
Lake Land College, Mattoon
LaunchPoint Corporation, Itasca
Littelfuse, Inc, Chicago
Mb Financial, Rosemont
McHenry Elementary School District 15, McHenry
Monsanto Seed Production, Waterman
National Education Servicing, Chicago
Old National Bank, Carbondale
OSF Saint Anthony's Health Center, Alton
OSF St. Joseph Medical Center, Bloomington
Patterson Technology Center, Effingham
Pawnee School District, Pawnee
Pierce & Associates, P.C., Chicago
Rend Lake College, Ina
Royal Neighbors of America, Rock Island
Sentinel Technologies, Downers Grove
Silver Cross Hospital, New Lenox
Southeastern Illinois College, Harrisburg
Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
Springfiled Electric, Springfield 
SwedishAmerican-A D
UnitedHealthcare of Illinois, Chicago
Victor J. Andrew High School, Tinley Park
Walgreens, Deerfield
Westlake Hospital, Melrose Park
November 2014 Platinum AwardsNovember 2014 Gold Awards

November 2014 Illinois Platinum 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 Illinois Worksite Innovation Awards

Advocate Health Care, Downers Grove
JLL, Chicago
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
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



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
  • 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
  • Walking Clubs
  • 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