BARTON was recognized with the 2015 Healthy Workplace of the Year Award from the Adirondack Regional Chamber of Commerce (ARCC).

The award is presented to a business that demonstrates a commitment to supporting the health and well-being of its employees by the ARCC Adirondack Business Council with assistance from the Health Promotion Center of Glens Falls Hospital. The annual awards ceremony was held on June 16, 2015.

To be considered for the award, a business must meet the following criteria:

  • Organizational Commitment — demonstration by the organization that it is committed to supporting the wellness of its employees and creation of a healthy workplace.
  • Policies Supporting Employee Health — established organizational policies that promote healthy eating, physical activity and other elements of a healthy workplace.
  • Programs and Environmental Supports — programs, activities and environmental characteristics that are available to advance employee health.

For more information about the Healthy Workplace program please visit the ARCC or the Health Promotion Center of Glens Falls Hospital.