Saturday, 22 June 2024

Lake County Chamber of Commerce becomes Blue Zones Project - Lake County approved organization

LAKEPORT, Calif. — The Blue Zones Project – Lake County announced that the Lake County Chamber of Commerce has become a Blue Zones Project – Lake County approved organization.

This significant accomplishment was celebrated with a ribbon-cutting ceremony during a recent chamber mixer, marking a milestone in the chamber's ongoing commitment to enhancing community well-being.

“By becoming a Blue Zones Project-approved organization, the Lake County Chamber of Commerce is taking a significant step towards promoting a culture of health and well-being within our community, fostering both economic and social prosperity,” said Laura McAndrews Sammel, CEO of the Lake County Chamber of Commerce.

The Blue Zones Project, inspired by the lifestyles of the world's longest-living people, encourages communities to adopt healthier, more fulfilling habits.

The Lake County Chamber of Commerce has embraced several of the Blue Zones Power nine principles to support this mission, including:

• Promoting belonging: The Chamber actively creates volunteer opportunities that allow community members to connect with each other, fostering a sense of belonging and
purpose.

• Facilitating connection: Through monthly social events, the chamber provides regular opportunities for residents to build and strengthen social ties, which are crucial for long-term health and happiness.

• Encouraging natural movement: The Chamber hosts the annual "Move, Lake County" event, encouraging residents to integrate more natural physical activity into their daily lives, contributing to overall well-being.

The Blue Zones Project approval is a testament to the chamber's dedication to creating a healthier, more connected Lake County.

By integrating these principles into its initiatives, the Chamber not only enhances the quality of life for its members but also sets a positive example for other organizations in the region.

“We are thrilled to congratulate the Lake County Chamber of Commerce on becoming a Blue Zones Project-approved organization,” said Jamey Gill, executive director for Blue Zones Project – Lake County. “Their commitment to fostering a healthier and more vibrant workforce underscores the important link between community health and economic prosperity. By embracing the Blue Zones lifestyle and participating in initiatives like the Blue Zones Project, the Chamber is leading the way in improving the quality of life in Lake County and supporting the foundation for sustainable economic growth and prosperity."

For more information about the Blue Zones Project – Lake County, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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