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Healthier Somerset announces 2018 Healthy Workplace Recognition Awards

Healthier Somerset announces 2018 Healthy Workplace Recognition Awards

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Eli Thomas, age 8, of Basking Ridge explores Bricks 4 Kidz’ table at Healthy Kids Day. Members of Somerset Hills YMCA, his father Jerry Ford was excited to bring both of his boys out to the ballpark, thinking that Healthy Kids Day looked like “a fun
~Courtesy of Somerset County YMCA

Healthier Somerset’s Worksite Wellness Taskforce has announced the winners of the 2018 Healthier Somerset Healthy Workplace Wellness Recognition Awards.

(Photo: ~File)

SOMERVILLE – The wellness and health practices of 19 public and private entities will be honored by during the 2018 Healthier Somerset Healthy Workplace Wellness Recognition Awards. 

The awards, sponsored by Healthier Somerset‘s Worksite Wellness Taskforce, are Somerset County’s sole recognition of Somerset County workplaces that are committed to improving employee health and wellbeing.

The awardees will be recognized at a breakfast on Thursday, June 7, at the Fairbridge Hotel and Conference Center on Davidson Avenue in the Somerset section of Franklin. Breakfast and networking begin at 8:30 a.

m. and the program begins at 9 a.

m. and concludes at 10:30 a.

m.

Dr.

Vincent Sferra, founder and clinic director, Natural Medicine and Rehabilitation, will present keynote remarks. Sferra is board certified in chiropractic medicine and chiropractic neurology, is a certified clinical nutritionist and is a certified strength and conditioning specialist certified by the National Strength Conditioning Association.

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The Healthy Workplace Recognition Awards recognize employers who demonstrate their commitment to a healthier worksite by implementing worksite wellness programs that improve the health and well-being of their employees, according to a news release.  Recipients earn a bronze, silver, or gold designation in the small-, medium-, and large-company category based on the length of their program and the number of activities provided.

These employers will receive recognition at the event:

Silver: Budd Van Lines, II-VI OptoElectronic Devices, Peapack-Gladstone Bank, Unity Bank.

Gold: AllState New Jersey, Alternatives, Bernards Township, Eli Lilly Co.

, Insmed, Natural Medicine Rehabilitation, Norris McLaughlin Marcus, OFS, Ortho Clinical Diagnostics, RWJUH Somerset, Sanofi US, Somerset County, The Arc of Somerset County, Township of Franklin, Verizon.

There is a $35 fee for the breakfast.

  Online registration is available at www.healthiersomerset.

org. Alternatives Inc.

, Sharonview Federal Credit Union and Somerset County are sponsors for this year’s event.

Healthier Somerset is a coalition of public and private organizations working together to improve the health and well-being of everyone who lives and works in Somerset County.

 Healthier Somerset promotes healthy lifestyles through collaboration among its partners. 

The coalition’s strategic goals are to:

Engage Somerset County in active participation in good health habitsIncrease access to choices that promote healthy lifestylesPromote policy changes that improve health.

 

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset is a Platinum sponsor, Sanofi is a Gold sponsor, and Somerset County and We Work For Health are Silver sponsors. 

For more information about Healthier Somerset, visit www.

healthiersomerset.org.

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