As part of the VISION 2030 HealthSmart Community Challenge, the Greater Hall Chamber is conducting its annual survey to seek the “Most Fit Companies” in Gainesville-Hall County. Judging criteria for the contest includes wellness, nutrition and fitness opportunities provided for employees.
The award is presented in three categories: Large companies (251+ employees), Medium companies (51-250) and Small companies (50 or less). Awards will be presented at the Annual HealthSmart Kickoff Breakfast on October 8 at 7:30 a.m. at the Gainesville Civic Center. 2013 Winners included HTI Employment Solutions (Small); ProCare Rx (Medium); Hall County Government (Large).
Company representatives may complete the Most Fit Company Survey online: Most Fit Company Survey 2014
Deadline to submit the survey is September 26. Copies of the survey are available at Chamber office at 230 E.E. Butler Parkway in Gainesville. Details: Amanda Lewis at 770-532-6206. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Greater Hall Chamber Health & Wellness Initiatives
The Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce places community wellness and healthcare as a top initiative and strives for access to high-quality, affordable healthcare for all residents. With an ongoing focus on interactive community health and wellness, the Greater Hall Chamber’s Healthcare Committee is continuously providing programs and events for residents including seminars on Health Care Reform and ways for residents to manage their health.
Healthcare Reform Update for the Community – August 12, 2014 – 8 am-12 pm – Brenau University Theater on the Square, Downtown Center Gainesville
With the next open enrollment period for the Health Insurance Marketplace starting in November, it’s time to make some important decisions regarding employee benefits packages. The future of healthcare will be addressed at this seminar where a panel of experts will provide the latest regulations and navigate through the legislation to help individuals and businesses develop an action plan. Details: Amanda Lewis, 770-543-6206 x 111. Email: email@example.com
8th Annual HealthSmart Interactive Wellness Expo – October 8, 2014 – 7:30 am-1:30 pm – Gainesville Civic Center
This annual interactive wellness event is open to the public and provides individuals and businesses the opportunity to obtain free health screenings, including: glucose, cholesterol, blood pressure, BMI, Carotid Artery, Eyes, Asthma and Hearing screenings. The free Expo features over 60 wellness vendors. Most Fit Company Awards are presented at the HealthSmart Kickoff Breakfast on October 8 at the Gainesville Civic Center. Details: Megan Martin, 770-532-6206 x 115. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
8th Annual Chamber Chase 5K & 2 Mile Wellness Walk – March 26, 2015 – 6:00 pm – Riverside Military Academy in Gainesville
This annual 5K run/walk event is held in the spring with corporate and community teams. The event includes free health membership incentives, company tent displays and giveaways, and Hall County’s Largest Office Party following the race with food, fun and awards for teams with most spirit, the fastest CEO, fastest community team and much more! Details: Megan Martin, 770-532-6206 x 115. Email: email@example.com