Mecklenburg County Health Department
249 Billingsley Road
Charlotte, NC 28211
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Fit Friendly Companies is a recognition program from the American Heart Association designed to be a catalyst for positive change in businesses across the country. The program encourages employers to create a culture of physical activity, nutrition and health so that their employees may live, healthier lives while being more productive and satisfied with their jobs. In Charlotte, there are 25 companies that have earned the Fit Friendly status and been recognized for promoting health and wellness at their worksite.
A "golden" example of a Fit Friendly Company in Charlotte is the Fortune 500 multi-industry manufacturing leader, SPX. Not only does this company support the expansion of global infrastructure with an emphasis on the growing demand for energy and power, but they energize and empower their own employees with many heart healthy practices.