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Blue Zones Project ends the year on a high note: as a certified Blue Zones Community

Posted Dec. 10, 2018

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Representatives of new Blue Zones Project approved entities gather at City Hall on Dec. 4 to be recognized by the City Council.

After widespread community collaboration and a five-year push to make healthy choices easier, Fort Worth has achieved certification as a Blue Zones Community, the biggest in the country. The designation means the city has made significant changes to help residents live longer, better lives.

“We’ve seen real, positive change through Blue Zones Project,” said Mayor Betsy Price. “More than ever, Fort Worth is a vibrant place where people want to live and companies want to do business.”

The well-being initiative will end the year with support from more than 88,500 people and more than 330 organizations, including 134 worksites; 66 restaurants, 20 grocery stores, 46 schools, 16 faith-based communities and 56 neighborhoods and community organizations.

Those that became Blue Zones Project approved this fall were recognized at the Dec. 4 City Council meeting. Blue Zones Project leaders and team members were also recognized.

Newly-approved Blue Zones Project organizations:

Blue Zones Project Approved Worksites

Nestle Skin Health
Fort Worth Fire Alarm Dispatch Center
Greenbriar Community Center
Highland Hills Community Center

Blue Zones Project Approved Schools

Lily B. Clayton Elementary

Blue Zones Project Faith-Based Communities

Beth Eden Baptist Church

Participating Organizations

Vista Meadows HOA
L.D. Henderson Outreach
Bellaire Park North HOA
Yogi’s Yoga Center

There’s more to come in 2019. Learn more about Blue Zones Project and view a complete list of participating organizations.

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