Kansas Fit-Friendly Worksites

Updated:May 20,2014

MWA FFW headerCongratulations to these organizations in our state that were recognized in April 2014 and November 2013 as Fit-Friendly Worksites

In 2013-2014,  35 Kansas worksites received Fit-Friendly Awards: 30 Gold Level and 5 Platinum Level. Nationally we recognized 4,253 worksites representing more than 10 million people.

Fit-Friendly Worksites are recognized following two application cycles (Nov. 1 and April 1) by the American Heart Association 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 November 1, 2014.  Call your local office for more information.

April 2014 Platinum AwardsApril 2014 Gold Awards
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas, Inc., Topeka
KCTV/KSMO, Fairway
NIC Inc, Olathe
Waddell & Reed / Ivy Funds, Overland Park
American Academy of Family Physicians, Leawood
ARC Physical Therapy, Overland Park
City of Garden City, Kansas, Garden City
CLARCOR Industrial Air, Overland Park
Ericsson, Overland Park
Farmers Insurance, Claims Center 1 and 2, Olathe
FlightSafety Hawker Beechcraft, Wichita
Garmin International, Olathe
Kansas Heart Hospital, Wichita
Medical Society of Sedgwick County, Wichita
OptumRx, Overland Park
Physicians Reference Laboratory, Overland Park
PlattForm Advertising, Lenexa
Shawnee Mission Medical Center, Shawnee Mission
Sunlighten Inc., Overland Park
Washburn University, Topeka
November 2013 Platinum AwardsNovember 2013 Gold Awards
The University of Kansas Hospital, Kansas CityBKD, Wichita
EagleMed LLC, Wichita
Farmers National Inside Property, Olathe
Farmers, Service Operations, Olathe
Hill's Pet Nutrition, Topeka
Kansas Health Foundation, Wichita
Overland Park Regional Medical Center, 
   Overland Park
PKM Steel Service Inc, Salina
Quest Diagnostics - Kansas, Lenexa
The United Methodist Church of the
    Resurrection, Leawood
UnitedHealthcare, Overland Park
Via Christi Health, Wichita
Wichita State University, Wichita
Zurich, Overland Park



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