City wins wellness and environmental awards from Hennepin County

The City won a 2017 Wellness by Design award from Hennepin County for its efforts to make employee health a priority through creative and effective wellness initiatives. The City received the Wellness by Design Gold award, one of the top honors, as well as a “+Green” award designation for its commitment to minimizing the City’s impact on the environment.

Hennepin County’s Wellness by Design award program recognizes organizations that are making a difference in employees’ lives by creating a work culture and environment that support employee health. The award is given every other year and rates organizations in a variety of areas, such as policies, leadership support, programs and evaluation.  

The awards recognize the City’s many wellness efforts during 2015-2016. Some highlights include:

The City received the “+Green” designation for its efforts to minimize our impact on the environment by demonstrating a commitment to initiatives such as recycling, reducing waste, environmentally friendly transportation and conserving energy. 

Seventy-three organizations in Hennepin County received the 2017 Wellness by Design award. Thirty of the 73 Wellness by Design recipients received the +Green designation this year.


Published Jun 27, 2017



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