Work Healthy winners named


LEWISTON — Healthy Androscoggin celebrated this year’s Work Healthy Award winning employers during the Androscoggin County Chamber of Commerce breakfast at the Auburn Hilton Garden Inn recently.

This year’s 43 awarded businesses make up almost 11,000 employees in Androscoggin County.

By supporting tobacco-free lifestyles, encouraging physical activity and promoting healthy eating, employers in Androscoggin County are realizing the benefits of reduced absenteeism, higher morale, increased productivity rates, lower injury rates and quicker recovery when injury does occur.

The 2011 Work Healthy Award Winners are:

Gold: Central Maine Medical Center, Central Maine Orthopedics, Geiger Group, The Maine Oxy Group and Thayer Corp.

Silver: Androscoggin Bank, Androscoggin Head Start and Child Care, Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice, Central Maine Community College, City of Lewiston, Clover Health Care, Community Concepts, General Electric Company, Good Shepherd Food-Bank, Marden’s, Paychex, Pioneer Plastics Corp., Maine Public Broadcasting Network, Mechanics Savings Bank, Procter & Gamble, Safe Voices, Schooner Estates, St. Mary’s Health System, Sun Journal and University of Southern Maine L/A Campus.


Bronze: Advocates for Children, Androscoggin County Chamber of Commerce, Auburn-Lewiston YMCA, Austin Associates, P.A., Bangor Savings Bank, Catholic Charities of Maine, City of Auburn, The Dingley Press, FISC Solutions, Futureguard Building Products, Kaplan University, Tri-County Mental Health, Turner Publishing Inc., Uncle Andy’s Digest, Western Maine Community Action and YWCA of Central Maine.

Merit: Gleason Media Services and Rose’s Commercial Cleaning.

Healthy Androscoggin is a community coalition funded in part by the Fund for a Healthy Maine and is a Healthy Maine Partnership. For more information about Healthy Androscoggin, call 207-795-5990 or visit online at