Missouri 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, 102 Missouri worksites received Fit-Friendly Awards: 27 Platinum Level, 73 Gold Level,  1 Worksite Innovation and 1 Community Innovation Award.

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
Freeman Health System, Joplin
JE Dunn Construction, Kansas City
Matter Family Office, Saint Louis
Metropolitan National Bank, Springfield
Missouri State University, Springfield
Raymore Peculiar School District, Peculiar
Recreational Equipment Inc., Brentwood
Saint Francis Medical Center, Cape Girardeau
St. Louis Public Schools, St. Louis

November 2014
Community Innovation Award

Freeman Health System, Joplin
A. T. Still University, Kirksville
Ameren, St. Louis
American National Property and Casualty Companies, Springfield
Barnes Jewish St. Peters Hospital, St. Peters
BJC BarnesCare, St. Louis
Carondelet Health, Kansas City
Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics, Kansas City
City of Branson, Branson
Con-way Truckload, Joplin
DuPont, St. Louis
Emerson, St. Louis
Esse Health, St. Louis
Fabick CAT, Fenton
Farmland Foods, Inc., Kansas City
Global Prairie, Kansas City
Ingersoll Rand, Bridgeton
Integrity Home Care, Springfield
J.W. Terrill, Chesterfield
Jordan Valley Community Health Center, Springfield
Krilogy Financial, St. Louis
Leggett & Platt, Incorporated, Carthage
Life Care Center, St. Louis
Lifeline Foods, St. Joseph
Missouri Association of Manufacturers, Springfield
Missouri Baptist Medical Center, St. Louis
Missouri Southern State University (MSSU), Joplin
MMC Contractors, Kansas City
Modine Manufacturing Company, Joplin
Mount Carmel Senior Living, St. Charles
MTM, Lake Saint Louis
Novus International, Inc., St. Charles
Rawlings Sporting Goods, Washington
Reeds Spring School District, Reeds Spring
Sigma-Aldrich, St. Louis
Southeast Health, Cape Girardeau
St. Louis Children's Hospital, St. Louis
St. Louis Union Station Hotel, St. Louis
UHC, Springfield, MO
Veterans United Home Loans, Columbia
World Wide Technology, Maryland Heights
April 2014 Platinum AwardsApril 2014 Gold Awards
AG Financial Solutions, Springfield
Bi-State Development DBA Metro, St. Louis
Cerner Corporation, Kansas City
Des Peres Hospital, Saint Louis
Haldex Brake PRoducts, Kansas City
Heartland Health, St Joseph
Independence School District, Independence
Jefferson City Medical Group, Jefferson City
Lutheran Senior Services, St. Louis
Maritz, Fenton
McCarthy Building Companies, Inc., Saint Louis
Mercy Health, Chesterfield
Monsanto, Saint Louis
MRIGlobal, Kansas City
Ollis and Company, Springfield
PaperWise, Inc., Springfield
St. Luke's Hospital, Chesterfield
Watts Radiant, Springfield
April 2014 Worksite Innovation 
CoxHealth, Springfield
American Heart Association, St. Louis
Associated Electric Cooperative, Inc., Springfield
Bank of Washington, Washington
Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis
Barry-Wehmiller Companies, Inc., Clayton
Boeing, Berkeley
Boone Hospital Center, Columbia
Brewer Science, Rolla
Brown Shoe Company, St. Louis
Christian Hospital, Saint Louis
City of St. Louis, St. Louis
CoxHealth, Springfield
Drury University, Springfield
East Central College, Union
ESCO Technologies, Saint Louis
Express Scripts Inc., St Louis
JMARK Business Solutions, Inc., Springfield
Mercy Hospital St. Louis, St. Louis
Mercy Hospital Washington, Washington
Missouri American Water, St. Louis
Nestle Purina PetCare Company, St. Louis
Pro Athlete, Kansas City
Research Medical Center, Kansas City
RGA Reinsurance Company, Chesterfield
Saint Louis University Hospital, St. Louis
Southwest Baptist Univeristy, Bolivar
St. Anthony's Medical Center, St. Louis
St. Pius X High School, Festus
UMB Financial Corp, Kansas City
UMKC, Kansas City
UniGroup Inc., Fenton
UnitedHealthcare of the Midwest,
   Maryland Heights
WellPoint, St. Louis



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
Workplace Wellness Resources at heart.org/workplacewellness

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