The American Heart Association Recognizes
Baptist Grove as a Fit-Friendly Church
The American Heart Association has recognized Baptist Grove as a fit-friendly church and has awarded the church Gold Status Certification. The American Heart Association’s Fit-Friendly certification program recognizesemployers and clergy who go above and beyond when it comes to their member’s health. A Fit-friendly church reaches gold and platinum level status byimplementing various activities and programs to encourage physical activity,nutrition and culture enhancements such as on-site walking routes, healthy foodchoices in vending machines, promote annual member health risk assessments and other online tools.Gold-level churches must meet the following criteria:1. Offer members physical activity options at the church2. Increase healthy eating options at the church 3. Promote a wellness culture in the church4. Implement at least six criteria outlined by the American Heart Association in the areas of physical activity, nutrition and culture
The fit-friendly program is a part of the American Heart Association’s “My Heart. My Life” platform, aimed at educating communities about the lifestyle changes necessary to lead a heart healthy life.
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