North Dakota 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,  14 North Dakota worksites received Fit-Friendly Awards: 12 Gold Level and 2 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
Otter Tail Corporation, FargoCuster Health, Mandan
InterceptEFT, Fargo
KLJ, Bismarck
Lake Region State College, Devils Lake
North Dakota Department of Health, Bismarck
State Historical Society of North Dakota, Bismarck
YMCA of Cass and Clay Counties, Fargo
 November 2013 Platinum AwardNovember 2013 Gold Awards
University of North Dakota, Grand ForksBorder States Electric, Fargo
Greenberg Realty, Grand Forks
Northern Plains Rail Services, Fordville
Sanford Health Bismarck, Bismarck
Swanson Health Products, Fargo



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
  • 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
  • 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