On behalf of OceanPoint Financial Partners, MHC, representatives from BankNewport’s human resources department were presented with a “Exemplary” Award at the 2014 Annual Worksite Health Awards ceremony on May 28 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Warwick. Sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Rhode Island and the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce, the annual event recognizes Rhode Island organizations that demonstrate a commitment to maintaining their employees’ health and well being through workplace wellness programs. It is the third consecutive year that BankNewport has received an “Exemplary” Award, the highest level of Worksite Health Award given to an organization.
Over the past nine years, BankNewport has also received recognition in the “Superior” and “Outstanding” categories for the worksite wellness programs offered to its employees, which include personal health assessments, weight management and nutrition, flu clinics, stress workshops, and a new wellness center located at the Bank’s Administration and Operations Center in Middletown.BankNewport, founded in 1819 and currently holding $1.2 billion in assets, is an FDIC-insured savings bank and is a subsidiary of the Mutual Holding Company, OceanPoint Financial Partners, MHC. Along with its financial partner, OceanPoint Insurance Agency, Inc., BankNewport is proud to serve the financial needs of customers from banking and insurance offices located throughout southeastern New England.