Contact: Eric Engelbarts - Executive Director, Meijer State Games of Michigan, (616) 608-1837, eengelbarts@stategamesofmichigan.com

Grand Rapids, Mich., August 29, 2018 – The West Michigan Corporate Challenge presented by Priority Health will take place September 5-8, 2018 at various venues throughout the greater Grand Rapids area. The West Michigan Corporate Challenge brings together West Michigan businesses to get active through friendly competition. The schedule for all events has now been released on the event website.

The event kicks off next Wednesday, September 5th at 12 PM (noon) at Rosa Parks Circle where teams are invited to ‘Kickoff Corporate Wellness’ and get active during lunch with 30 minutes of physical activity. Events continue throughout the week with a golf outing, cycling tour, and a day full of different competitive games.

For a complete schedule of events, see attached or visit www.WestMichiganCorporateChallenge.com/events

While the event is only a week away, registration remains open until Friday, August 31. For more information on registration, please visit www.WestMichiganCorporateChallenge.com and click on ‘register now’.

Sponsors of the West Michigan Corporate Challenge include: Priority Health, Experience Grand Rapids, Subway, I Heart Media, Fox Motors, Heglund Sova Realty, Heart of West Michigan United Way, Michigan Blood, Kids’ Food basket, Michigan Fitness Foundation, Meijer State Games of Michigan and the West Michigan Sports Commission.


About the Meijer State Games of Michigan:

Modeled after the Olympics, the Meijer State Games of Michigan welcomes athletes regardless of age or ability, and embodies the values of participation, sportsmanship, and healthy living among residents of Michigan. Since its inception, the Meijer State Games of Michigan has hosted over 63,000 athletes contributing over $25 million in estimated economic impact.

Priority Health:

Priority Health is an award-winning, Michigan-based non-profit health plan nationally recognized for improving the health and lives of the people it serves. It continues to lead the industry in engaging members in their health, delivering effective health and disease management programs and working with physicians to improve health care outcomes and performance. Priority Health is one of only 20 health plans nationwide offering wellness programs accredited by the National Committee for Quality Assurance, an organization which also rated it among the best health plans in the nation. The State of Michigan named the Priority Health HMO the benchmark plan for all individual and group HMO plans to model.

Priority Health offers a broad portfolio of health benefit options for employer groups and individuals, including Medicare and Medicaid plans. Its network of health care providers features 95 percent of practicing physicians available in Michigan and more than 900,000 health care providers nationwide.

Media Contacts

West Michigan Sports Commission:

Katy Tigchelaar

Kim Skeltis, Blue Blaze PR

Meijer State Games of Michigan:

Eric Engelbarts, II

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