Union Mutual earns Gold Worksite Wellness Award

Pictured from left are: Mark Levine, MD, VT Department of Health Commissioner; Anna Coon, Executive & Communications Coordinator, Union Mutual; Kim Whitcomb, Human Resources Generalist, Union Mutual; Vermont Governor Philip B. Scott.

April 1, 2019

MONTPELIER – Union Mutual is proud to announce it was recently honored by The Vermont Department of Health and the Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports with a 2019 Governor’s Excellence in Worksite Wellness Award – GOLD Level.

“Our Wellness Team is a very active employee-led group that is committed to overall health and wellness through a variety of opportunities that reinforce our motto, ‘Live Life Well,’” Human Resources Generalist Kim Whitcomb said. “It is an honor to receive this award and highlight the hard work and dedication of all of the employees here at Union Mutual.”

According to the Vermont Department of Health, the annual Worksite Wellness Awards create a standard of excellence for worksite wellness initiatives and recognize Vermont employers’ efforts to enhance productivity, bolster a healthy environment and improve employee wellbeing.

“This award is a fabulous recognition of the efforts of our Wellness Team and the enthusiastic participation among the employees,” Union Mutual President & CEO Michael Nobles said. “These initiatives truly make Union Mutual a wonderful place to work.”

The awards were presented by Vermont Governor Philip B. Scott and Vermont Department of Health Commissioner Mark Levine, MD at the annual Worksite Wellness conference on March 21st.



Union Mutual of Vermont Companies, founded in 1874, is a property casualty insurance group consisting of Union Mutual Fire Insurance and New England Guaranty Insurance Company Inc., both based in Montpelier, Vermont; Eastern Mutual Insurance Company, based in Greenville, New York; and Community Mutual Insurance Company, based in Troy, New York. The four companies write a total of $187 million in direct premium annually through independent agents throughout New England and New York, and are all rated A-(Excellent) with a Positive Outlook by A.M. Best.