Bulletin: May 24, 2011
Quadax Recognized as a Fit-Friendly Company
Quadax is one of an elite group of companies recognized as a Gold Level recipient of the American Heart Association’s Start! Fit-Friendly Companies Recognition program. The Start! Fit-Friendly Companies Program is a catalyst for positive change in American business. Companies throughout the nation can be part of the Start! initiative by demonstrating progressive leadership in making the health and wellness of their employees a priority. Quadax was recognized as a Gold Level Start! Fit-Friendly Company for fulfilling the following requirements:
- Offering employees physical activity support
- Providing/increasing healthy eating options at the worksite
- Promoting a wellness culture
- Implementing at least nine criteria as outlined by the American Heart Association in the areas of physical activity, nutrition, and culture
The Chief Executive Officer of the American Heart Association, Nancy Brown, commended Quadax:
"As a Gold Level Award recipient, you have not only recognized the importance of a healthy workplace for your employees but have taken important steps to create a culture of physical activity in the workplace. Promoting a wellness culture by providing support to employees and implementing physical, nutritional, and cultural changes are extraordinary efforts, and we commend you and your employees."
We are extremely honored and excited to be recognized by the American Heart Association’s Start! initiative. As a Start! Fit-Friendly Company, we are among true corporate trailblazers who have the vision to see the positive impact workplace wellness programs have on the health and wellness of employees and the company.