Southwest Missouri Fit-Friendly Worksites

Updated:Aug 13,2014

MWA FFW headerCongratulations  to these organizations in our state that were recognized in April 2014 and November 2013 as Fit-Friendly WorksitesView photos of the awardees

Southwest Missouri now has 28 nationally-recognized Fit-Friendly Worksites for promoting physical activity and health in the workplace.

In 2013-2014,  18 Springfield area worksites received Fit-Friendly Awards: 14 Gold Level, 4 Platinum Level and 1 Worksite Innovation Recognition, CoxHealth. 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.

2013 - 2014 Platinum Awards2013 - 2014 Gold Awards
AG Financial Solutions
Missouri State University
Ollis and Company
PaperWise, Inc.
American National Property and Casualty Companies
Associated Electric Cooperative, Inc.
Drury University
Employee Benefit Design
Integrity Home Care
JMARK Business Solutions, Inc.
Jordan Valley Community Health Center
Mercy - Joplin
Mercy - Springfield
Missouri Association of Manufacturers 
UHC Springfield Southwest Baptist University
Watts Radiant



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

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