Sparkhound Receives Jefferson Chamber of Commerce 2019 Business Leadership Award


May 14, 2019

BATON ROUGE -- Sparkhound, a leading digital solutions firm providing trusted implementation of cloud services, custom applications, advanced analytics, and managed enterprise services, today announced Jefferson Chamber of Commerce, serving the Greater New Orleans region, has honored the company’s dedication and creativity in promoting good employee health with a 2019 Business Leadership Award. The award was presented at the Chamber’s Luncheon on May 8th in New Orleans.

Accepting the Healthy Business Award, Most Creative category, on behalf of Sparkhound was Sandy Michelet, SHRM-SCP, SPHR, Director of People Strategy. “Sparkhound’s greatest asset is our dedicated employees,” said Michelet. “We encourage our employee to take care of themselves by providing expert resources on health, finances and even self-defense.”

Sparkhound’s continued health services include its annual "Healthy Hound Day," a day dedicated to all aspects of each employee’s health. Benefits providers, local businesses, and healthcare partners are invited to provide educational sessions, health screening, and flu shots. In addition, the event includes door prizes, a healthy lunch, as well as:

  • Nutrition and diet planning.

  • Exercise and fitness planning.

  • Relaxation and stress management exercises.

  • Retirement, estate, and 401K planning.

  • Self-defense classes.

The Jefferson Chamber represents more than 900 companies in working to improve the business climate and create business initiatives and opportunities within its service area. The organization’s 2019 Business Leadership Awards is a special event to present special awards to local entrepreneurs and those who support and champion small business. The luncheon is attended by elected officials and community and business leaders representing diverse industries.

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