B:CIVIC members do great things for the community every day, and we love seeing them earn well-deserved attention. Founding Member Great-West Financial was recently honored with the American Heart Association’s annual Go Red for Women Impact Award, which recognizes a local organization and individual for their efforts within the community to make an impact on heart disease and stroke, the number 1 and number 4 causes of death in America. Each recipient chosen is very engaged and dedicated to the programs, committees or leadership roles with the American Heart Association.
Great-West Financial sponsored The American Heart Association’s Teaching Gardens program, which provides real-life learning laboratories for elementary school students to understand what it means to be healthy. This hands-on experience allows students to learn how to plant seeds, nurture growing plants, harvest produce and ultimately understand the value of good eating habits.
Teaching Gardens encompass a core belief that when you educate a child about nutritional choices, he or she will share this information with the family, and ultimately pass that knowledge to others.
Congratulations to Great-West Financial for earning this prestigious award! Learn more about the company’s community partnerships here.
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