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Zumbro River Brand receives designation

Zumbro River Brand Inc. celebrates its Blue Zones worksite designation. -Provided

Zumbro River Brand Inc. celebrates its Blue Zones worksite designation. -Provided

The Blue Zones Project of Albert Lea has named Zumbro River Brand Inc. a Blue Zones worksite. The company was designated after completing the necessary items in the Blue Zones worksite pledge, including successfully registering more than 25 percent of their employees to pledge and take action. Zumbro River Brand has achieved their designation at the highest level and joins 21 other Albert Lea worksites in achieving the Blue Zones worksite designation.

“Business leaders and public entities are in a powerful position to dramatically improve employees’ well-being. Zumbro River Brand. has been a leader and champion for employee well-being in Albert Lea for many years. They have pioneered best practices in Tobacco Free Worksites, and through their dedicated staff they have provided outreach to all sectors of our community,” said Ellen Kehr the organizational lead of the Blue Zones Project. “We thank Zumbro River Brand Inc. for their leadership and outstanding commitment to the well-being of the Albert Lea – Freeborn County workforce and congratulate them on this achievement.”