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Success Stories

Tobacco-Free Jacks: Implementing a tobacco-free campus at South Dakota State University

The most impressive fact about this project is that South Dakota State University (SDSU) is a 100% tobacco-free campus! In addition, SDSU is the first school within the SD Board of Regents to adopt a 24/7 100% tobacco-free policy. It is exciting for their campus to join the 1,800 other college campuses in the United States whom have already adopted tobacco-free campus policies! Becoming a tobacco-free campus has allowed SDSU to improve the quality of life for all and create a healthy working and learning environment. Read more

Healthier Vending at Aspire, Inc.

Aspire, Inc. is a non-profit agency in Aberdeen, SD that assists people with developmental disabilities. In September 2014, Aspire was given the opportunity to participate in the SD Healthier Vending and Snack Bar Pilot Program with the Department of Health. Read more

Sencore: Encouraging Active Lifestyle at Work

Sencore, a video broadcast equipment supplier and manufacturer in Sioux Falls, recognized primarily sedentary behaviors in its staff. Sencore knows the impact that physical activity has on its employees and wanted to create an environment that offered physical activity opportunities during the workday. Read more

TRI-STATE FLOORINGSioux Falls Based Tri-State Flooring’s Wellness Program is a Huge Success

Their goal was met right out of the gate with 85% commitment from employees and full engagement and encouragement from leadership. Their comprehensive program includes not only lifestyle wellness but also risk-focused wellness. Read more

FALCON PLASTICSFalcon Plastics Nearly Doubles Employee Preventive Exam Rates By Offering Substantial Healthcare Premium Discounts

If a group health plan member completed all the program requirements, they would be eligible for a discount of their premiums of up to 17%. This discount was offered to their members at a time
when rates were significantly increasing. Read more