2007-06-28 / News

BankNewport wins health award

BankNewport's human resources department was presented with an "Outstanding" Award at the 13th Annual Worksite Health Awards ceremony on May 31 at the Crowne Plaza in Warwick.

Sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Rhode Island and the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce, the annual event recognizes Rhode Island organizations that demonstrate a commitment to maintaining their employees' health and well being through workplace wellness programs.

For the past four years, BankNewport has received recognition in both the "Superior" and "Outstanding" categories for the worksite wellness programs offered to its employees; programs include personal health assessments, weight management and nutrition, flu clinics, stress workshops, and a variety of health screenings.

BankNewport, founded in 1819 and currently holding $1 billion in assets, is an FDIC-insured savings bank. Along with its other OceanPoint Financial Partners - OceanPoint Insurance Agency, Inc., Smith Mack & Associates, Meredith & Clarke, and Narragansett Underwriting Group - BankNewport is proud to serve the financial needs of customers from banking and insurance offices located throughout southeastern New England.

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