The Wellness Council of America (WELCOA), with nearby affiliate Wellness Council of Wisconsin (WCWI), lately presented its coveted Gold Level Well Workplace Award to School Specialty, LLC. The Gold Well Workplace Award recognizes an organization for its commitment to the wellness and well-being of their staff.
By reaching the Well Workplace Award School Specialty, LLC has created a lengthy-lasting commitment to the wellness and well-being of its staff. Gold Well Workplaces are providers that have effectively constructed complete worksite wellness initiatives and are demonstrating concrete outcomes.
“The School Specialty Wellness Mission aims to support and encourage our employees in making positive choices that promote lifelong wellness in both their home and work lives,” says Kristen Mills, Community Manager at School Specialty. “We are honored to receive our third consecutive Gold Well Workplace Award as it shows our ability to provide impactful programming and a continued commitment to wellness. I want to thank our Senior Leadership Team and our Corporate Wellness Committee for their dedication and support. I am also delighted to announce I will be handing over leadership of our Corporate Wellness Committee to Meghan Ridout, HR Analyst. Meghan has been an amazing contributor on Wellness Team for the past year and has many new ideas to enhance our current programming lineup. We look forward to our continued success in Wellness!”
The Well Workplace Awards initiative is driven by a rigorous set of criteria outlined in WELCOA’s seven benchmarks to a outcome-oriented Well Workplace. Since its inception in 1991, more than 1,000 organizations, ranging from educational institutions to non-profit and profit sectors have joined the list of “America’s Healthiest Companies” by getting the Well Workplace Award.
The Wellness Council of Wisconsin was founded in 1985 by nine employers from the Wisconsin enterprise neighborhood. With more than 6,000 member organizations positioned all through North America, WELCOA is very recognized and regarded for their revolutionary and outcome-oriented method to worksite wellness.
“This award is a direct testament to our ongoing commitment to the well-being of our employees,” says Ryan M. Bohr, President & Chief Executive Officer. “School Specialty will continue to expand wellness initiatives across our Company not only because it is the right thing to do, but also because we know that the well-being of our employees it critical to the success of our business.”