Healthiest Employers

March 25, 2011 Updated Mar 25, 2011 at 7:20 AM EDT

March 25, 2011 Updated Mar 25, 2011 at 7:20 AM EDT

Business First is recognizing the area's Healthiest Employers. Healthy Workplaces will have the chance to shine with a new award honoring the most outstanding health and wellness programs in the area. Area companies will have the opportunity to showcase their innovative strategies for keeping the workforce healthy. Finalists in all categories will be highlighted in a special WNY's Healthiest Employers section.

Business First is teaming up with Independent Health, Wegmans and the YMCA on the program that will highlight area companies and their healthy perks.

Winners will be revealed and recognized at a workforce wellness fair and luncheon on May 18 at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center. You can call Karen Schiffmacher at Business First at 541-1631 for more information. Or follow this link to a nomination form. Http:// The deadline is Friday, May 25.

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