Mrs. Gerry’s receives Blue Zones status
Published 10:06 am Thursday, November 5, 2015
The Blue Zones Project of Albert Lea recently announced Mrs. Gerry’s Kitchen Inc. has been named a Blue Zones worksite. The business celebrated its designation at its all staff meeting. It was designated after completing the necessary items in the Blue Zones worksite pledge, including successfully registering more than 25 percent of itsemployees to pledge and take action on www.bluezonesproject.com.
Mrs. Gerry’s joins 14 other Albert Lea worksites in achieving the Blue Zones worksite designation.
According to a press release, Mrs. Gerry’s has been a leader and champion for both the organization’s restaurant initiative, with the designation of Wedgwood Cove as a Blue Zones restaurant and now employee well-being with its designation as a Blue Zones worksite. It has pioneered best practices and through itsdedicated staff provided outreach to all sectors of our community. Mrs. Gerry’s was a driving force in the original Blue Zones Pilot Project and it continues to provide that level of excellent leadership today.
Email newsletter signup
“By achieving this Blue Zones designation, we hope to show our community and our employees that Mrs. Gerry’s has a vested interest in the health of our employees and their families,” said Human Resources Assistant Erin Sauer.
“Employers and their worksites continue to champion the Blue Zones Project and are playing a lead role in bringing increased overall well-being to Albert Lea and the surrounding areas,” said Blue Zones Project Program Manager, Ellen Kehr. “Business leaders are in a powerful position to dramatically improve employees’ well-being and through that overall community well-being. We thank Mrs. Gerry’s for their leadership and outstanding commitment to the well-being of the Albert Lea workforce and our residents and congratulate them on this achievement.”
For more information about how to become a Blue Zones worksite, contact the Blue Zones Project of Albert Lea at 507-402-5144 or visit www.bluezonesproject.com.