AOPA Receives Top Award for Workplace Wellness

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From left are Joanna Norville, AOPA Human Resources Director; Van Mitchell, Secretary of the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene; Peggy Yusko, AOPA Benefits Director.

The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) received the Gold Level Wellness at Work Award from Van Mitchell, secretary of the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, at aceremony held at the BWI Marriott in Linthicum Heights on June 10.

Forty-two Maryland businesses received awards and only nine received Gold level awards. There are four levels of awards, Gold, Silver, Bronze, and On The Path. AOPA Benefits Director Peggy Yusko made a presentation at the awards ceremony and participated in a panel discussion.

“AOPA is very proud of this achievement and we are committed to taking wellness to the next level by taking a holistic approach that includes more than just nutrition and exercise,” said AOPA President Mark Baker. “We try to help employees tackle many of the important issues they face in their daily lives like financial stress and community involvement, and we have found these efforts bring results.”