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Spencer Blue Zones Designations

Spencer, IA (KICD)–Two Spencer entities received their Blue Zones designation Tuesday morning.

Scott Simpson with Community Bank and Insurance tells KICD News they are proud to offer up choices to their employees.

Jill Larson talks about some of the Blue Zones pledge items they adopted.

Iowa Lakes Community Community College Spencer Campus Director Mary Faber says they got started by having their employees take the online Blue Zones pledge.

Spencer Blue Zones Community Program Manager Alison Simpson says they hit a milestone with these designations.

The Blue Zones Project is based on Blue Zones® principles developed by Dan Buettner and is the centerpiece of the Healthiest State Initiative to make Iowa the healthiest state by 2016 as measured by the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index®.