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List of Blue Zones Project Approved organizations continues to grow

Posted March 31, 2017

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The number of businesses, restaurants, grocery stores, schools, organizations and faith-based communities that have joined the Blue Zones Project movement for a healthier community now exceeds 160. And the list continues to grow.

Those that completed their respective Blue Zones pledge and became Blue Zones Project Approved or a Participating Organization during the first quarter of 2017 were recognized at the March 28 City Council meeting.

Newly-approved schools were the most represented at the meeting, including Daggett Montessori, East Handley, Mary Louise Phillips, DeZavala, South Hills and Versia Williams elementary schools. The city’s first eastside restaurant, Lady & The Pit, was also highlighted.

With these new additions, Fort Worth is well on its way to becoming a certified Blue Zones Community.

Recently-recognized Blue Zones Project Approved worksites:

  • Camp Fire First Texas
  • City of Fort Worth Business Assistance Center
  • Farmer Brothers
  • The Gladney Center for Adoption
  • United Way of Tarrant County
  • WhitneySmith Co.

Recently-recognized Blue Zones Project participating faith-based communities:

  • First Saint John Cathedral
  • Higher Praise Family Church
  • Lighthouse Fellowship A United Methodist Community of Faith

Recently-recognized Blue Zones Project Approved grocery stores:

  • Albertsons–Alton Road
  • Albertsons–North Beach
  • Albertsons–Ridgmar
  • Albertsons–Sycamore School Road
  • Albertsons–Western Center

Recently-recognized Blue Zones Project Approved schools:

  • Bonnie Brae Elementary
  • Daggett Montessori
  • East Handley Elementary
  • Mary Louise Phillips Elementary
  • North Riverside Elementary
  • South Hills Elementary
  • Versia L. Williams Elementary

Recently-recognized Blue Zones Project Approved restaurants:

  • Bank of America Café
  • Daddy Jack’s Lobster and Chowder House
  • Lady & The Pit

Recently-recognized participating organizations:

  • Precision Chiropractic
  • Southeast Fort Worth Inc.
  • Social Running

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