Minnesota Fit-Friendly Worksites

Updated:Feb 26,2014

MWA FFW headerCongratulations to the Worksites in our state that were just awarded Fit-Friendly Recognition for the November 2013 cycle.  

Nationwide, over 1,785 worksites were awarded, representing almost 4.5 million employees.  This brings our total to 4,030 worksites, representing more than 9.5 million employees in 2013.

Fit-Friendly Worksites are recognized 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 April 1, 2014.  Call your local office for more information.

Learn more about Fit-Friendly Worksites

November 2013 Platinum AwardsNovember 2013 Gold Awards
Deluxe Corporation, Shoreview
Greatbatch Medical, Plymouth
Imation, Oakdale
Regis Corporation, Edina
Sanford Health of Northern Minnesota, Bemidji
Werner Electric Supply, Cottage Grove

Community Innovation Award 
Sanford Health of Northern Minnesota, Bemidji

Worksite Innovation Award 
3M Company - Headquarters, St. Paul
City of Woodbury, Woodbury
Werner Electric Supply, Cottage Grove
3M Company - Headquarters, St. Paul
Abbott Northwestern Hospital's LiveWell Fitness
    Center, Minneapolis
Associated Financial Group, Minnetonka
Central Minnesota Credit Union, Melrose
City of Maple Grove, Maple Grove
City of Woodbury, Woodbury
Coloplast Corp, Minneapolis
David Martin Agency, Edina
Ergotron, St. Paul
GE Capital - Sales Finance, St. Paul
GE Capital Fleet Services, Eden Prairie
HealthPartners, Bloomington
Hennepin County HealthWorks, Minneapolis
Innovize, St Paul
International Dairy Queen, Inc., Minneapolis
Marsh & McLennan Agency, Minneapolis
Prime Therapeutics, Eagan
Salo, Minneapolis
Sansio, Duluth
Securian Financial Group, Saint Paul
SJE-Rhombus, Detroit Lakes
Smartrac Technology, US, Chanhassen
St. Jude Medical, Saint Paul
St. Louis County, Duluth
St. Cloud State University, Campus Recreation, 
   St. Cloud
Taylor Corporation, North Mankato
Vital Images, Inc, Minnetonka
YMCA, Minneapolis



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