Franklin recognized for promoting health

The American Heart Association recently recognized the city of Franklin for promoting physical activity and health in the workplace.

The association’s Fit-Friendly Companies program encourages companies to make their employees’ health and wellness a priority. The city of Franklin was among 57 organizations and companies in the state recognized, according to a news release.

The city reached Gold status in the program, which means it recently implemented activities and programs to encourage physical activity, nutrition and other programs aimed at wellness.

For more information about the program, visit