DETROIT — The cities of Dearborn, Flint and Grand Rapids were among the finalists for the 2018 Active Community Award, one of the categories in the Governor’s Fitness Awards.
The three cities were honored at the State Capitol the morning of April 19. A gala event subsequently followed that evening at Cobo Center.
The Governor’s Fitness Awards consists of 11 categories, including the Director’s Champion for Health, Conquering Obesity, Wins for Warriors Veteran of the Year, Charles T. Kuntzleman Accepting the Challenge, Extraordinary Event or Organization, Healthy Workplace, Active Community Award, Lifetime Achievement and the People’s Choice Video Contest.
The awards are sponsored by The Michigan Fitness Foundation and the Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness, Health and Sports. It is part of an effort to honor individuals, organizations, and communities that inspire health, wellness and active living.