By: Anthony Matrisciano
November 5, 2012
Pictured at the award presentation to Weiler Corporation are, from left: Edward Weiss, Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania; Cynthia Konrath, Weiler Corporation; James McClure, Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania; and Chris Weiler and Nancy Nietz, Weiler Corporation.
Pictured at the award presentation to Vigon International are, from left: Anthony Loscig, Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania; Amanda Moyer and Carolyn Caruso, Vigon International; James McClure, Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania; and Danna Ward, Samantha Mimlitsch and Lucy Wilcha, Vigon International.
Greater Pocono Chamber of Commerce and Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania Recognize Healthy Workplaces
Wilkes-Barre, PA – The Greater Pocono Chamber of Commerce recently hosted its annual Healthy Workplace Awards luncheon at Terraview at Stroudsmoor in Stroudsburg.
James McClurefrom Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania presented the 2012 Healthy Workplace of the Year Award to Weiler Corporation. Weiler’s workplace wellness program includes an onsite wellness mentor who is available to all employees and their dependents, an onsite wellness center, and healthy food options in the cafeteria and in vending machines. The company also organized a health fair for its employees and their families in September.
Vigon International received the 2012 Continuing Excellence Award as a previous Healthy Workplace Award winner that continues to pursue workplace wellness. At Vigon, all 60 employees participate in the company’s wellness program, which includes pilot programs for cardiac risk assessments, skin cancer screenings and breast cancer assessments. As a result, many employees have stopped smoking, lost weight and changed their eating habits.
The Healthy Workplace Awards are sponsored by Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania, ChamberChoice and seven Chambers of Commerce across northeastern and north central Pennsylvania to salute businesses that invest in employee wellness.