Sugarbush Resort To Receive Governor’s Excellence in Worksite Wellness Award

Learn why Sugarbush is being recognized as a leader in safety and wellness initiatives for employees in the past year. 

Warren, VT – Sugarbush Resort will receive a Governor’s Excellence in Worksite Wellness award at the 2015 Worksite Wellness conference at the Sheraton Hotel & Conference Center in Burlington, VT on March 25, 2015.

The resort is receiving the award thanks to its safety and wellness initiatives over the last year including offering tobacco cessation on site twice a year, creating a tobacco free environment, providing discounted or free membership for employees to the on-site Health and Racquet Club, and creating flexible work schedules to enable employee participation in wellness activities.

The initiatives have contributed to a decrease in lost time due to injury or illness, as well as increased participation of workplace contests, outings and activity attendance.

“We’ve made great strides in our wellness program over the last year”, said Kathy Brooks, VP of Support Services for Sugarbush. “We’re honored to receive this award and look forward to continuing to expand our initiatives.”

The award also recognizes the resort’s Safety Environment Wellness Committee, specifically highlighting Amber Broadaway, Eric Hanson, Kathy Brooks, Steve Suter, Carla Virgilio, Gerry Nooney, Tamar Gutterson, Audrey Huffman, Bill Jandl, Thomas Pianka, Mark Stevko, Ron Guenard, Ed Schoenaggel and Chris Rambone. The committee, established in June of 2014, helps foster employee involvement, ownership and participation in SEW issues and is comprised of mixed levels of staff and management.