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Thursday, July 5, 2012

Premier’s Award for Healthy Workplaces

Does your organization support healthy living for its employees? If so, you deserve to be recognized. The Premier's Award for Healthy Workplaces is a Government of Alberta awards program that recognizes workplaces for excellence in workplace wellness. The award program is open to all Alberta workplaces, including, but not limited to, businesses, municipalities, schools, health regions, not-for-profit organizations and government departments. It features three categories based on the number of employees in the workplace. Small: 1 – 99 employees, medium 100 - 999 employees and large 1000+ employees. It recognizes efforts to promote healthy eating, active living, safe environments and more.

Some benefits of applying include:

-Receiving the chance to have an award personally presented to you by Premier Alison Redford
-Having your organization's name listed on as a Healthy Workplace making your organization an employer of choice
-Receiving an online ad for your website distinguishing your organization as a 2012 Premier's Award Winner
-Having your organization it's support for health highlighted in a Government of Alberta news release

What are you waiting for? Download the application form by visiting The deadline for applications is July 20, 2012 at 4:00 pm.

Thank you and good luck!

Victoria Poschadel
Project Manager
Wellness Branch
Alberta Health
24th Fl., 10025 Jasper Ave., Telus Plaza North
Edmonton, AB T5J 1S6
Tel: 780-427-0724
Cell: 780-915-6689
Fax: 780-422-5474