Newnan receives health and wellness grant

2:29 PM, Aug 20, 2012   |    comments
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NEWNAN, Ga. -- The Georgia Municipal Association chose the City of Newnan to receive one of the Employee Health Promotion & Wellness Incentive Grants awarded statewide.

The grant is intended to promote worksite programs designed to enhance the health and wellness of employees and family members.

A City of Newnan spokesperson said awards are made to members of the Georgia Municipal Association - Georgia Municipal Employees Benefit System Life and Health Insurance Fund, underwritten by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia.

It is based on the City's commitment to employee health and demonstrated collaboration with other community groups and organizations engaged in health promotion.

City of Newnan City Manager Cleatus Phillips said, "We are pleased that GMA recognizes our interest in employee health and in managing health care costs. This grant will help us provide new programs to our staff and their families."

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