Missouri 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,  101 Missouri worksites received Fit-Friendly Awards: 74 Gold Level, 25 Platinum Level,  1 Community Innovation Recognition and 1 Worksite Innovation Recognition. 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
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
November 2013 Platinum AwardsNovember 2013 Gold Awards
Belton School District, Belton
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City, Kansas City
Freeman Health System, Joplin
JE Dunn Construction, Kansas City
Missouri State University, Springfield
Raymore Peculiar School District, Peculiar
Saint Francis Medical Center, Cape Girardeau

Community Innovation Award
Freeman Health System, Joplin
A. T. Still University, Kirksville
Ameren, St. Louis
American National Property and Casualty Companies
    (ANPAC), Springfield
Barnes Jewish St. Peters Hospital, St. Peters
BJC BarnesCare, St. Louis
Capital Region Medical Center, Jefferson City
Carondelet Health, Kansas City
Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics, Kansas City
Citizens Bank, New Haven
City of Branson, Branson
Con-way Truckload, Joplin
Emerson, St. Louis
Employee Benefit Design, Springfield
Esse Health, Saint Louis
Fabick CAt, Fenton
Farmland Foods, Inc., Kansas City
Ingersoll Rand, Bridgeton
Integrity Home Care, Springfield
J.W. Terrill, Chesterfield
Jefferson City Public Schools, Jefferson City
Jordan Valley Community Health Center, Springfield
Leggett & Platt, Incorporated, Carthage
Life Care Center St. Louis, St. Louis
Missouri Association of Manufacturers, Springfield
Missouri Baptist Medical Center, St. Louis
Missouri Rehabilitation Center, Mt. Vernon
Missouri Southern State University (MSSU), Joplin
MMC Contractors, Kansas City
Modine Manufacturing Company, Joplin
Mount Carmel Senior Living, St. Charles
Novus International Inc., Saint Charles
Rawlings Sporting Goods, Washington
Reeds Spring School District Reeds, Spring
Sigma-Aldrich, St. Louis
Solae, LLC, St. Louis
Southeast Health, Cape Girardeau
St. Louis Union Station Hotel, St. Louis
TeleTech, Springfield
UHC Springfield, MO, Springfield
Veterans United Home Loans, Columbia
World Wide Technology, Maryland Heights



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 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