Success Stories

Colorado Governor’s Council for Active and Healthy Lifestyles 


Beginning in 2015, the Colorado Governor’s Council for Active and Healthy Lifestyles partnered with Health Links™ and the Colorado Culture of Health Conference to recognize one outstanding organization in the state to receive the Governor’s Award for Worksite Wellness.

When it comes to creating healthy work environments, Health Links and the Council look for employers that create supportive environments that promote healthy and safe employee behaviors.  This award recognizes the achievements of employers that have demonstrated a commitment to improving the health of employees, their families, and the community through healthy eating, physical activity, disease prevention, tobacco cessation, mental health, stress management and safety. 

Health Links selected the top scores from businesses that have become Certified Healthy Business Leaders in the last 12 months. The top ten nominees were selected based on their score from their Healthy Business Certification application. The final nominees were: 

  1. Amcheck (Denver, CO)
  2. City of Fort Collins (Fort Collins, CO)
  3. Colorado Dept. of Public Health & Environment (CDPHE) (Denver, CO)
  4. CSAA Insurance Group (Colorado Springs, CO)
  5. Hilltop Community Resources (Grand Junction, CO)
  6. Jefferson County (Golden, CO)
  7. Mountain Family Health Center (Glenwood Springs, CO)
  8. Pinnacol Assurance (Denver, CO)
  9. RTD│Regional Transportation District (Denver, CO)
  10. U.S. Engineering Company (Westminster, CO)

The 3rd Annual Governor’s Award for Worksite Wellness was presented at the Colorado Culture of Health Conference on April 11, 2017. The Governor's Council for Active and Healthy Lifestyles was delighted to present the award to the City of Fort Collins to recognize their efforts as a State-wide Health Links Healthy Business Leader and their success in creating a culture of health, safety and well-being for their employees, their families, and their community.

Employers (private, public, non-profit and government) interested in becoming a Certified Healthy Business can Click Here to get recognized and become eligible for the  2017 award. Applications must be received by January 31, 2018.