The LiveWell Jefferson Healthy Business Awards were created to highlight and celebrate members of the Jefferson Chamber actively engaged in healthy initiatives in the workplace and to also provide ideas for healthy changes that can be made.
Criteria: Participating businesses must be members of the Jefferson Chamber in order to be eligible. Those organizations with representatives serving on the Chamber’s Health & Wellness Committee are not eligible to participate.The Health & Wellness Committee will review and score each submission.
Deadline to Apply: Wednesday, June 30, 2021
Most Creative: Is your company thinking outside of the box to inspire wellness among your employees? No matter the wellness program budget, companies nominated for this award are applying creative solutions to improve the physical, mental, financial or spiritual health of their employees.
2020 Most Creative, Large Business:
2020 Most Creative, Small Business:
Best Employee Led Program: Do your coworkers plan a monthly healthy potluck, or have a weekly meditation session in a conference room? Even if your company doesn’t have a budget for a wellness program and employees organize their own wellness ideas, nominate that company!
2020 Best Employee-Led, Large Business:
2020 Best Employee-Led, Small Business:
Up and Comer: Nominate a company whose wellness program is less than 2 years old and has hit the ground running. How has the company engaged their employees in the program?
2020 Up & Comer, Large Business:
*NEW FOR 2021*
Pivot: Have you adapted your wellness program to meet the new and varying needs of employees throughout the pandemic? Did you go above and beyond to make sure they had the appropriate PPE, training for new systems, and support at home?
*NEW FOR 2021*
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Has your company made an effort (or is planning to make an effort) to incorporate DEI into your wellness program? Examples include recruitment strategies, equity/diversity committees, celebrations of employee differences, or plans to assess your benefits package for equitable and inclusive holidays, family and medical leave, and individual needs
Previous Award Recipients:
2019 Healthy Biz Award, Most Creative: Sparkhound
2019 Healthy Biz Award, Best Employee Led: Gambel Communications
2019 Healthy Biz Award, Up and Comer: Bergeron Automotive
2018 Healthy Biz Award, Most Creative: Cox Enterprises
2018 Healthy Biz Award, Best Employee Led: Jefferson Parish Government
2018 Healthy Biz Award, Up and Comer: University of New Orleans
2017 Healthy Biz Award Recipient: Laitram
2017 Healthy Biz Award Recipient: Delta Personnel