Pointwise Becomes a Blue Zones Project Approved Worksite

BZ-approved-worksite-sealWe are proud to announce that Pointwise has been recognized as a Blue Zones Project ApprovedTM Worksite!

Blue Zones Project® is a community-led well-being initiative designed to make healthy choices easier in Fort Worth through permanent changes to environment, policy, and social networks. When our entire community participates – from worksites and schools to restaurants and grocery stores – the small changes add up to huge benefits for all of us: lowered healthcare costs, improved productivity, and ultimately, a higher quality of life.

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Pointwise received Blue Zones Worksite Approval at our September staff meeting. From left to right: Rick Matus (executive vice president), John Chawner (president), Yolanda Harper (Blue Zones Project), Carrie Jefferies, Carolyn Woeber, and Jim Colby (our Wellness Plan Committee).

Pointwise is playing an important role in this well-being initiative by achieving Blue Zones Project Approved status. Some of the initiatives we have implemented to earn this designation include creating a Wellness Team, attending a plant-based cooking class, initiating standing meetings, and sponsoring a team of employees and family members in a community walk/run annually.

Our staff participation in these efforts, such as signing the Blue Zones Personal Pledge, helped us reach this designation. By implementing these healthy evidence-based options, Pointwise is helping our employees and everyone who lives, works and play in Fort Worth live longer, better lives.

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Pointwise and other organizations were recognized at the Fort Worth City Council Meeting on 26 September 2017 for achieving Blue Zones Approval.

Taking the Blue Zones Personal Pledge is just the first step to living a longer, better life. If you took the pledge, you should already be receiving monthly updates about Blue Zones Project activities happening across our community, timely tips for making healthy choices easier, and links to recipes, information, and resources that will help you improve your well-being. You’ll also have the opportunity to participate in variety of activities that will help you move naturally, eat healthier, find your purpose, and stay connected.

Want to learn more about Blue Zones Project?

  • Read about the original Blue Zones areas in Dan Buettner’s best-selling book, The Blue Zones: Lessons for Living Longer from the People Who Have Lived Longest.
  • Follow Blue Zones Project on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
  • Discover volunteer opportunities where your passions align.

If you haven’t already taken the Personal Pledge, we encourage you to visit fortworth.bluezonesproject.com/pledge, take the pledge, and join the movement to improving your own well-being.

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