Success Stories

Health Links believes in the value of recognizing businesses for their commitment toward builing a culture health and safety in the workplace. Each year, Health Links holds an annual event to recognize these businesses, and works with the Colorado Governor’s Council for Active and Healthy Lifestyles, Vail Valley Partnership, and others to highlight business achievements. 

Health Links Annual Awards 

Each August, Health Links presents a number of awards recognizing businesses for the commitment toward building a culture of health and safety. The awards are presented at the annual Celebrating Colorado’s Healthiest Places to Work event. To be eligible for these awards, businesses must be an active Health Links business, having completed a Health Links assessment by April of the current year.


Health Links Awards

Halo Award: Health Links' most esteemed award, the Halo Award recognizes one business that significantly impacts the community. Organizations promoting health to families and to the greater community are eligible for this award.

Previous Halo Award Winners:

2014 - Douglas County School District 

2015 - Poudre School District 

2016 - Aspen Valley Hospital 

2017 - CSAA Insurance Group

Champion of Well-Being Award: Presented to one business in each of the Health Links Certified Business categories (Certified, Partner, Leader) based on achievements for each of the six benchmarks in the Health Links assessment. The winner is chosen by the public through open voting.

Previous Champion of Well-Being Winners:

2014 - First Street Family Health (Certified), AmCheck (Partner), Sterling-Rice Group (Leader)

2015 - Rabble + Rouser (Certified), 9Health Fair (Partner), Pinnacol Assurance (Leader)

2016 - Wealth by Design (Certified), Children’s Hospital Colorado (Partner), Fort Collins Housing Authority (Leader)

2017 - Mountain Family Center (Certified), Hilton Garden Inn Denver Airport (Partner), Pinnacol Assurance (Leader)

Champion of Innovation Award: Recognizes an outstanding business in each of the three Health Links levels of certification based on achievements for each of the benchmarks in our assessment. The winner is chosen by the public. 

Past Champion of Innovation Winners:

2015 - Cherry Creek School District 

2016 - BOA Systems

2017 - MINES & Associates 

Colorado Governor’s Council for Active and Healthy Lifestyles 

The Governor’s Award for Worksite Wellness presented by the Governor’s Council for Active and Healthy Lifestyles at the annual Colorado Culture of Health Conference. The award is presented each year in April; deadline to get Certified and be eligible for the award is February of the same year. For more information about the Governor's Council Award, visit their webpage.


 Vail Valley Partnership

The Healthy Workplace Award is presented at the Annual Vail Valley Partnership (VVP) Success Awards. To be eligible, businesses must operate in the Vail Valley and be a participating member of VVP. The award is presented each spring. Click here for more details!



Family-Friendly Award

More information on the Family-Friendly Award coming soon!

Employers (private, public, non-profit and government) interested in becoming a Certified Healthy Business to be eligible for an award can click here.

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