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6/30/2016 Member News

Blue Zones Project Invites Local Businesses to Second Annual Worksite Summit

Blue Zones Project Invites Local Businesses to

Second Annual Worksite Summit

 Naples, Fla. – June 29, 2016 – Blue Zones Project® - Southwest Florida invites local business owners to attend the 2nd Annual Worksite Summit on July 28. Employers can learn how to build a more engaged, healthy and productive workforce. Attendees will network with community partners and learn best practices that support employee health, improve productivity, decrease turnover and reduce healthcare costs. Blue Zones Project is a community-by-community, well-being improvement initiative designed to make healthy choices easier through sustainable changes to environment, policy, and social networks.

The Worksite Summit will take place at The Club at The Strand, 5840 Strand Blvd. in Naples, Fla., from 8:45 a.m. to noon. To RSVP, call 239.624.2312 or email

Brought to Southwest Florida by NCH Healthcare System, in collaboration with Healthways®, Inc. and Blue Zones®, LLC, Blue Zones Project is a vital part of Southwest Florida’s well-being improvement initiative that encourages changes to the community that lead to healthier options.

For more information about Blue Zones Project - Southwest Florida, call 239.624.2312 or visit

About Blues Zones Project by Healthways                                                                                                                                                                  Blue Zones Project® by Healthways® is a community-led well-being improvement initiative designed to make healthy choices easier through permanent changes to a city’s environment, policy, and social networks. Established in 2010, Blue Zones Project is a partnership between Healthways (NASDAQ: HWAY,, the largest independent global provider of well-being improvement solutions, and Blue Zones®, LLC, a company that provides education on key learnings from the world’s best practices in longevity and well-being. Blue Zones Project is inspired by Dan Buettner, a National Geographic Fellow and New York Times best-selling author who identified five regions of the world—or Blue Zones—with the highest concentration of people living to 100 years or older. Blue Zones Project incorporates Buettner’s findings and works with cities to implement policies and programs that will move a community toward optimal health and well-being. Currently, 27 communities in seven states have joined Blue Zones Project, impacting more than 1.7 million Americans. The movement includes three beach cities in California, 15 cities in Iowa, the city of Fort Worth, and communities in Hawaii, Southwest Florida, and Oregon. For more information, visit