Posted: Wednesday, October 9th 2013 at 1:26pm
Chamber presents 'Most Fit Company' Awards
GAINESVILLE - The Greater Hall Chamber presented the 2013 Most Fit Company Awards at the HealthSmart Breakfast on October 9 at the Gainesville Civic Center. A VISION 2030’s Community Wellness Initiative, judging criteria for the contest included wellness, nutrition and fitness opportunities provided for employees. The awards were presented in three categories: Small companies (50 or less), Medium companies (51-250), and Large companies (251+ employees).
HTI Employment Solutions (Small)
HTI Representative: Kelly Smith
Designated a Certified Drug-Free Workplace by the Georgia State Board of Workers Compensation, HTI Employment Solutions sponsors many activities that promote a fit and healthy work environment. HTI is a hiring agency with 110 employees nationally and five (5) employees at the Gainesville location. HTI has sponsored “Biggest Loser” competitions where employees work with registered dieticians and fitness consultants. The company also organizes walking and running teams for many local races which encourages physical activity among employees while supporting local charitable organizations. In 2014, HTI will have a formal, organized company running team. HTI encourages participation in race events (running, cycling, or multi-sport) by purchasing team uniforms for employees who wish to wear them. The company supports healthy lifestyles for all of its employees. www.htijobs.com
ProCare Rx (Medium)
ProCare Rx Representatives: Barbara Rambo, Karen Shockley, LaMar Williams, Stan Burgess
ProCare Rx currently employs 156 people at its Gainesville GA, Miramar FL and other remote locations with 112 staff working from the corporate campus in Gainesville. ProCare Rx is a privately owned pharmacy benefit manager and healthcare information technology company providing services to clients nationally. Roger and Barbara Burgess started the company over 25 years ago, and have grown the company to now providing pharmacy benefit plan offerings to over 9 million clients. With ‘CARE’ as it’s middle name, ProCare Rx helps clients manage controllable pharmacy healthcare costs and plays a vital role in helping to ensure clients receive the most appropriate medication care protocols available. ProCare Rx located to Gainesville-Hall County in 2012 offering their employees a fully equipped onsite gym, workout facility and outside walking paths. The company launched a corporate wellness program, "Healthy by Choice". The program is designed to provide a base-line biometric assessment with follow up screenings, healthy vending choices, and education for making healthy choices. The company sponsors events such as the Chamber Chase 5K and other programs to help ensure their employees stay as healthy as possible. ProCare Rx is an equal opportunity employer and promotes a drug-free workplace. www.procarerx.com
Hall County Government (Large)
Hall County Representatives: Administrator Randy Knighton, Commissioner Jeff Stow, Bill Moats, Shenna Adamson, Katie Crumley, Jessica York
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