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    Brookshire's Recognized by AHA for Corporate Health, Wellness

    Texas grocer awarded gold-level Fit-Friendly status

    Brookshire Grocery Co. has been named a gold-level Fit-Friendly Worksite by the American Heart Association (AHA) for promoting a corporate culture of health and wellness.

    AHA recognized Brookshire's for its slate of corporate-level wellness initiatives, which include offering physical activity support and improved healthy food options in break rooms; establishing an active wellness committee; providing an on-site fitness center and walking trail; offering health screenings and programs; and promoting employee health through organized challenges and events, such as the annual FRESH 15 race hosted in March.

    “Our company places a high importance on our employees’ well-being, and we are honored to receive this national distinction,” said Rick Rayford, Brookshire's president and CEO. “As part of our increased focus on health and wellness, we will continue to offer more opportunities for our employees to maintain a healthy, well-balanced life.”

    Companies can apply on an annual basis for basic gold-level recognition and/or advanced platinum-level recognition.

    Tyler, Texas-based Brookshire Grocery Co. operates 152 stores in Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas.

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