A pro-active strategy to create healthy lifestyles has earned American State Bank the "Silver Well Workplace Award."
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center President M. Roy Wilson presented the award on behalf of the Wellness Councils of America. ASB started the effort as part of "Healthy Lubbock," three years ago.
Since that time, nearly 40-percent of employees have lowered their blood pressure, 62% started an exercise routine and more than 25 employees lost 20-pounds or more.
ASB Donates $5,000 To Breedlove For Tsunami Victims
On Thursday, American State Bank presented Breedlove Dehydrated Foods with a $5,000 donation. The money will go towards sending dehydrated food products to Southeast Asia.