Healthiest State Award Winner, Black History Month and MORE!

February 28, 2022

Merchants Wins Healthiest State Award

Merchants Bonding Company was named the winner of the 2022 Healthiest State Award in the medium workplace category. This award recognizes workplaces for their efforts to improve the physical, social and emotional well-being of Iowans.

Over the last year, Merchants focused on mental health of associates through offering trainings, adding employee resource groups, implementing a new work-life integration policy and more.

Celebrating Black History Month

To commemorate Black History month, Merchants’ Diversity Equity & Inclusion Education Committee hosted a virtual presentation for associates featuring guest speakers KCCI Anchor Rheya Spigner and Chief Meteorologist Chris Gloninger. The two led an enlightening discussion on redlining and climate change.

Author & Hall of Famer Broadcaster Speaks at Merchants

Hall of Fame broadcaster and author of “Hangin’ with Winners” Ray Cole shared with Merchants what he has learned about winning throughout his career.

A few of his “winning” takeaways were to remain curious, never be satisfied and display optimism and gratitude.