Skip to main content

Maple Grove Voice

Hennepin County Recognizes Maple Grove Businesses, City with Wellness by Design Award

Nov 10, 2019 05:24PM

provided by Hennepin County

Several Maple Grove businesses and organizations were among 76 organizations which recently received a Wellness by Design Award from Hennepin County for "excellence in worksite wellness."

"The award recognizes organizations that make employee health a priority through creative and effective wellness initiatives," according to Hennepin County. 

Among those recognized: 

  • Great River Energy (platinum)
  • Wayzata Public Schools (platinum)
  • City of Maple Grove (gold)
  • Upsher-Smith Laboratories (gold)

The award ceremony Nov. 7th was hosted by Hennepin County Public Health at the Maple Grove Community Center featuring guest speaker Shamayne Braman of HealthPartners.

"Wellness by Design Awards are presented to Hennepin County employers that demonstrate accomplishments in management support, wellness infrastructure, communication, and programming directed at improving employee health," according to a press release from the county. 

Like what you're reading? Subscribe to the Maple Grove Voice free newsletter to catch every headline