Who Inspires Healthier Communities? Governor's Fitness Awards Finalists Revealed
The Governor's Fitness Awards serves as a platform for recognizing people, communities, events, organizations, and companies of all sizes that are committed to pursuing healthy and balanced lifestyles. Finalist categories include; Charles T. Kuntzleman Accepting the Challenge, Active Community, Active Senior, Conquering Obesity, Director's Champion for Health, Extraordinary Event or Organization, Healthy Workplace, John Dingell Outstanding Public Official, and Vern Seefeldt Lifetime Achievement.
"Each year, we look forward to introducing the GFA finalists to our fellow Michiganders,"
Nominations from Michiganders began last fall and earlier this year GFA finalists were selected by a panel of judges from across the state. All GFA finalists will be honored during a legislative reception at the Michigan State Capitol, followed by a gala celebration and announcement of Governor's Fitness Award winners at MGM Grand Detroit on April 25, 2019.
The finalists are (in alphabetical order):
One finalist from each category will be revealed and receive the Governor's Fitness award during the April 25 gala celebration at MGM Grand Detroit. The gala includes a cocktail reception at 5:30, followed by dinner and the awards presentation. Tickets for the gala will be available March 1. For more information about the awards and to purchase tickets to the gala, visit http://michiganfitness.org/