Michigan Fit-Friendly Worksites

Updated:May 20,2015

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 Michigan, 37 worksites received recognition.  Of those, 26 were awarded Gold level, 8 were awarded Platinum and 3 were awarded our Innovation Award.

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
Amway Corporation, Ada
Beaumont Health System, Royal Oak
City of Madison Heights, Madison Heights
Henry Ford Health System, Detroit
Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital, Grand Rapids
MSU Federal Credit Union, East Lansing
Robert Bosch LLC, Farmington Hills
WNEM-TV, Saginaw
April 2015 Worksite Innovation 
Beaumont Health System, Royal Oak
General Motors, Detroit
Greenleaf Hospitality Group, Kalamazoo
A. J. Danboise Son, Farmington Hills
American Seating, Grand Rapids
Asset Health, Troy
Blue Care Network, Southfield
BorgWarner Inc.,  Auburn Hills
Danboise Mechanical Inc., Farmington
Detroit Diesel Corporation, Detroit
DigitasLBi, Detroit
Easter Seals, Auburn Hills
Farmers Insurance, Caledonia
Fifth Third Bank, Southfield
General Motors, Detroit
Greenleaf Hospitality Group, Kalamazoo
Ingham County Medical Care Facility, Okemos
L&L Products, Inc., Romeo
Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC, Michigan Health & Benefits Office, Troy
Masco Corporation, Taylor
Oakland University, Rochester
Percepta a TeleTech Company,  Dearborn
Proface Ann, Arbor
Saginaw Valley State University, University Center
Spartan Motors, Charlotte
Stahls ID Direct St Clair, Shores
Stryker Corporation, Kalamazoo
The Mars Agency,  Southfield
Wayne State University, Detroit

November 2014 Platinum AwardsNovember 2014 Gold Awards
Bell's Brewery, Inc., Galesburg
Blue Cross Blue Shield of MI, Detroit
Center for Financial Planning, Inc., Southfield
Detroit Medical Center, Detroit
Grand Valley State University, Allendale
HealthPlus of Michigan, Flint
Herman Miller, Inc., Zeeland
Quicken Loans, Detroit

November 2014
Community Innovation 

Bell's Brewery, Inc., Galesburg
Blue Cross Blue Shield of MI, Detroit

November 2014
Worksite Innovation 

Bell's Brewery, Inc., Galesburg
CHE Trinity Health, Livonia
Avondale School District, Auburn Hills
Borgess Health, Kalamazoo
Cequent Performance Products, Plymouth
CHE Trinity Health, Livonia
Chelsea School District, Chelsea
Continental Services, Sterling Heights
Dentco, DeWitt
First National Bank of Michigan, Kalamazoo
Ford Motor Company, Dearborn
Harley Ellis Devereaux, Southfield
Hollingsworth Logistics Group, Dearborn
John E Fetzer Institute, Inc., Kalamazoo
Kingsford Middle School, Iron Mountain
Lacks Enterprises, Grand Rapids
Lakewood Family Medicine, Holland
Lansing Parks and Recreation, Lansing
Leo Burnett, Troy
McKinley Inc., Ann Arbor
Meadowbrook Insurance Group, Southfield
Meijer, Grand Rapids
MI UFCW Unions & Employees Health & Welfare Fund, Madison Heights
MPI Research, Mattawan
Oakwood Healthcare, Dearborn
Parker Hannifin Corporation, Mason
Perrigo Company, Allegan
Ramco-Gershenson, Farmington Hills
Schneider Electric-Detroit District, Troy
Steelcase Inc., Grand Rapids
Supply Chain Solutions, Grand Rapids
Truven Health Analytics -Michigan, Ann Arbor
UAW-GM Center for Human Resources, Detroit
UnitedHealthcare, Southfield
UP Health System - Portage, Hancock
West Michigan Cancer Center, Kalamazoo



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
  • Walking Clubs
  • Google map-based Walking Paths
  • National Walking Day (1st Wed in April)
  • Physical Activity Tracker
Workplace Wellness Resources at heart.org/workplacewellness

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