Healthier WI Partnership Program

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Well City Milwaukee: Creating a Workable Plan to Evaluate a City-Wide Worksite Wellness Initiative

Project Overview

4th Funding Cycle Development Award
     Project Start Date: 7/1/2008
     Project End Date: 6/30/2009

Project Goal Statement: Well City Milwaukee will assist employers to deliver results oriented wellness programs as a strategy to enhance the health and wellbeing of their workforce, manage health care expenditures and raise awareness of the importance of healthy lifestyles.

Original Award Amount: $49,996
Adjusted Award Amount: $47,085*

Community Partners:
Primary Community Partner: YMCA of Greater Milwaukee
Additional community partner organization names:

  • City of Milwaukee
  • Greater Milwaukee Committee
  • Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce
  • Wellness Council of Wisconsin

Academic Partner:
Primary Academic Partner: Jane Moreley Kotchen, MD, MPH, Department of Population Health

Project Progress Summary Reports:
     Project Progress Report Summary 7/1/2008 - 4/30/2009
     Project Final Summary Report    

Affiliated Web Pages:
    City of Milwaukee
    Greater Milwaukee Committee
    Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce
    Wellness Council of Wisconsin
    YMCA of Metropolitan Milwaukee

Project Dissemination Efforts (as reported by project partners)

  • Presentations
    • Presented to professional, civic and health insurance or benefits related organizations to promote Well City Milwaukee
  • Website - http://wellcitymilwaukee.org/
     

*In 2009 award amounts, based on the remaining budget, were adjusted to reflect the decline in endowment asset value due to the downturn in the economy.

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