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2021 Icon Honors winners announced (access required)

The Rochester Business Journal has announced 23 recipients of the 2021 Icon Honors awards.  Established in 2017, Icon Honors recognizes Rochester business leaders, over the age of 60, for their notable success and demonstration of strong leadership within and outside ...

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Women of Excellence honorees announced

The recipients of the Rochester Business Journal’s 2020 Women of Excellence awards have been selected. The Women of Excellence awards identify high-achieving women for their tremendous career accomplishments. The women are selected based on their professional experience, community involvement, leadership ...

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Wealth of Health Best Wellness Innovation finalist: LaBella Associates

LaBella Associates started its Wellness Passport program in 2018 to improve physical activity and overall wellness among employees, and to encourage social connectedness and team-building. The Wellness Passport rewards employees who participate in LaBella’s three-pronged approach to health – “Body, ...

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Wealth of Health Best Wellness Innovation winner: UR Medicine Thompson Health

UR Medicine Thompson Health introduced the Wellness Wagon, a repurposed medical cart filled with healthy snacks, stress-relieving knick-knacks and Thompson-branded giveaways. Members of the wellness committee take the cart on unannounced visits throughout the health system – on and off ...

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Wealth of Health Best Wellness Innovation finalist: University of Rochester

The addition of telehealth for several of the behavioral and lifestyle programs and the use of an online platform for fitness classes has made it easier for employees to take advantage of all that the University of Rochester’s Well-U offers. ...

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Wealth of Health Best Wellness Innovation finalist: MSM Inc.

MSM renovated its state-of-the-art fitness center with equipment such as Peloton bikes, new treadmills and elliptical trainers and free weights. To encourage employees to use the center, the company started a fitness competition. Employees participate in their own activities and ...

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Wealth of Health 1000+ employees finalist: UR Medicine Thompson Health

  As a health system, UR Medicine Thompson Health is positioned to make well-being an integral part of the culture. As Thompson Health’s mission is to improve the health of residents in the Finger Lakes, it’s natural to remind employees ...

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Wealth of Health 1000+ employees winner: University of Rochester

  At the University of Rochester, the journey to wellness also is the destination. The Well-U program showcases how employees’ lives have been changed by taking advantage of offerings that promote health in body and spirit.  An interdepartmental team from ...

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Wealth of Health 1000+ employees finalist: Rochester City School District

  The Rochester City School District offers its employees the opportunity to create their own wellness plans through the distribution of $500 wellness grants.  In 2019, the district distributed more than $8,000 through such grants. Some of the money went ...

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Wealth of Health 501-999 employees finalist: UR Medicine Home Care

UR Medicine Home Care provides an array of home health care services that enable sick or frail clients to remain in their homes. Health care providers need to stay well too.  “Our wellness committee started as a small, but determined ...

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Wealth of Health 1000+ employees finalist: Monroe Community College 

Monroe Community College addresses employee health from a broad perspective, striving to help employees remain physically active, eat healthfully, do activities that enhance emotional wellness and be well informed about personal finances.  MCC employees can engage in fun activities, like ...

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Wealth of Health 501-999 employees finalist: Regional Transit Service

At Regional Transit Service, employees enjoy a mix of traditional and unique wellness activities. These include an on-site fitness center, open 24/7; five weekly group fitness classes (Zumba, strength training, boot camp); and a virtual fitness instruction program.   Preventive health ...

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Wealth of Health 301-500 Employees finalist: The Bonadio Group

Employee participation is key to The Bonadio Group’s wellness committee. Unlike many companies, where the human resource/benefits department oversees the wellness program, at Bonadio, 30 employees plan and promote wellness events. In 2019, the accounting firm prioritized increasing employee engagement, ...

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