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Finalists chosen for annual Wealth of Health Awards

More than 30 finalists in eight categories have been announced for the 2019 Wealth of Health Awards, to be presented June 4.

wealthofhealthTwenty-four companies and organizations are among the finalists to be recognized. Winners will be named in five categories based on number of employees. Also to be honored are a dozen finalists for rookie of the year, best company group wellness event, and health and wellness champion of the year.

Finalists were judged on the creativity of their initiatives, active participation, ability to effect measurable improvements, sustainability and program outcomes. The awards, now in their 14th year, are presented by the Rochester Business Journal and Excellus BlueCross BlueShield.

The winners in each category will be announced at the awards breakfast from 7:30-9:30 a.m. June 4 at the Joseph A. Floreano Rochester Riverside Convention Center.

Tickets for the event are $65 per individual and $750 for a reserved table of 10 with company signage. Additional information and registration is available at https://rbj.net/events/wealth-of-health.

The 2019 finalists are:

Under 50 Employees

  • Holy Sepulchre Cemetery
  • KJT Group
  • Pandion Optimization Alliance
  • RDG & Partners

50-199 Employees

  • Brite
  • Butler/Till
  • Insero & Co CPAs LLP
  • LenelS2

200-499 Employees

  • DiMarco Group of Companies
  • LaBella Associates
  • Optimax Systems, Inc.
  • Villa of Hope

500-999 Employees

  • Goodwill of the Finger Lakes
  • ESL Federal Credit Union
  • Ontario County
  • Regional Transit Service

1000-plus Employees

  • City of Rochester
  • CooperVision
  • Monroe Community College
  • UR Medicine Thompson Health

Best Wellness Event

  • Foodlink
  • Monroe County
  • Optimax Systems, Inc.
  • Rochester City School District

Health and Wellness Champion

  • Justin Smith, Brite
  • Brian Quinn, CooperVision
  • Julianna Frisch, Monroe Community College
  • Aneli Rivera-Nothnagle, Rochester City School District

Rookie of the Year

  • Insero & Co CPAs LLP
  • LenelS2
  • Optimax Systems, Inc.
  • Spencerport Central Schools

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