The Town of Harrisburg took home first place in the small business category in the Charlotte Business Journal’s Healthiest Employers of Greater Charlotte Awards.

The Charlotte Business Journal's annual Healthiest Employers of Greater Charlotte Awards program honors local companies with outstanding health and wellness initiatives.

Harrisburg’s Wellness Coordinator, Melissa Darrisaw, nominated the town for the award, and it received the first place award during a ceremony on Friday, June 28.

Town officials said Harrisburg is committed to creating a healthy workplace and making wellness a priority for its employees by offering on-site fitness classes throughout the year, semi-annual biometric screenings, an annual health fair where flu shots are provided, a run/walk event, wellness coaching and more.

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