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AHA-Fit-Friendly-GoldGulfshore Insurance has been recognized by the American Heart Association (AHA) as a Gold Level Start! Fit-Friendly Company for the sixth year in a row.

Through the Start! Fit-Friendly worksite program, AHA recognizes employers who go the extra mile for their employees’ health. At Gulfshore Insurance, all employees have access to a wellness coach, employee walking groups, healthy food options in the lunch room, and health-awareness seminars. “We’re committed to creating a culture of health in the workplace. Thanks to these initiatives, more Gulfshore Insurance employees are reporting increased physical activity, less stress, and improved health. In addition, employees today are more knowledgeable about their own health than ever before,” said Michelle Gleeson, Vice President and COO.

The American Heart Association’s Start! Fit-Friendly Companies program is a catalyst for positive change in the workplace. Employers throughout the nation can be part of the Start! initiative by demonstrating progressive leadership by making the health and wellness of their employees a priority.

About the American Heart Association
The American Heart Association is devoted to building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke. Our mission drives everything we do. To improve the lives of all Americans, we provide public health education in a variety of ways. We team with millions of volunteers to fund innovative research, fight for stronger public health policies, and provide lifesaving tools and information to prevent and treat these diseases. The Dallas-based association is the nation’s oldest and largest voluntary organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke. To learn more or join us, call 1-800-AHA-USA1Call: 1-800-AHA-USA1 or any of our offices around the country, or visit heart.org.