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Horton Group Awarded Highest Honors by Building a Healthier Chicago

Tuesday, September 4, 2012

September 04, 2012, CHICAGO, ILThe Horton Group will be awarded Gold recognition by Building a Healthier Chicago’s Healthy Worksite Initiative for its exemplary worksite wellness efforts. Building a Healthier Chicago is a joint program designed by the Chicago Department of Public Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Regional Health Administrator, the Chicago Medical Society and the Institute of Medicine of Chicago. The initiative focuses on improving the health of Chicago residents and employees through public health, medicine and community promotion activities.

On September 12, Dr. James Galloway, Assistant U.S. Surgeon General and Regional Health Administrator of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, will honor The Horton Group at the initiative’s Employer Wellness Forum.  

The Gold category is being awarded to a limited number of top performing companies that meet and exceed the objectives of Healthy Worksite Initiative.  

The Horton Health Initiatives (HHI) division began in 2007. HHI wellness programs provide significant benefits. Employers that implement such programs experience lower premiums, improved employee morale and reduced absenteeism. HHI delivers measurable health care cost savings to organizations.

“The health of employees directly affects the performance of an organization,” said Director of Horton Wellness.  “The Horton Group’s services prove time and again that corporate wellness programs are vital to the success of any company.  Our innovative solutions drive real results.”   


About The Horton Group

The Horton Group is one of the largest privately held insurance brokers in the country, ranking fifth in the metro Chicago market. Taking a holistic approach to the insurance and risk needs of our clients, Horton employs a model that focuses on driving down cost and workload resulting in a comprehensive insurance program. Our unique combination of service capabilities and business excellence gives Horton’s clients real solutions to complex issues. Our company’s tools, techniques and talent come together to form Horton’s aggressive, growth-oriented culture of quality.  Horton has offices in Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin.

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