SparkAmerica Fit City Challenge Announces Winners of Spring Corporate Challenge

June 30, 2021

190 companies and nearly 3,500 participants accumulated more than six million activity minutes for the Spring Challenge.

CLEVELAND – June 30 – Oswald, one of the nation’s largest independent insurance brokerage firms, announced the winners of the SparkAmerica Spring Fit City Challenge. Oswald is a strategic partner of the SparkAmerica Fit City Challenge.

SparkAmerica Fit City Challenges are fun and friendly competitions for companies and individuals designed to build fit and healthy leaders who spread the “spark” to others in the community. They do this through digital challenges and events in these three areas:

  • Fitness & health
  • Leadership development
  • Community engagement

The Spring Challenge, held April 15-May 31, 2021, engaged 190 companies and 3,448 participants who accumulated more than six million activity minutes.

“We congratulate all of the aspirational individuals who reached goals and built communities, one step at a time. Now that the successful Spring Challenge has concluded, it’s a great time to reevaluate your wellness program needs for fall and for 2022,” said John Fasola, Executive Vice President, Managing Director of Group Benefits of Oswald Companies.

Winning companies from each size category won a free commercial to be aired on the Scripps TV station in their city. Individual prize winners in each city won grand prizes including a year’s worth of Vionic Shoes, a subscription to YogaIs, a streaming Yoga service, and more.

2021 winners:


  • Akron Zoo, Small Size Category
  • Good Place Holdings, Medium Size Category
  • Visual Edge Technology, Inc., Large Size Category


  • Intrust IT, Small Size Category
  • 4 Paws 4 Ability, Medium Size Category
  • Sunrise Treatment Center, Large Size Category


  • Talan Products, Inc., Small Size Category
  • Advizex, Medium Size Category
  • Cross Country Mortgage, Large Size Category


  • SMBH, INC., Small Size Category
  • CTL Engineering, Medium Size Category
  • City of Dublin, Large Size Category


  • AutoForm, Small Size Category
  • Slimming Surgery Superstars, Medium Size Category
  • Precision Metalforming Association, Large Size Category

The fall SparkAmerica Fit City Challenge is scheduled for September 1 – October 15, 2021. Details and instructions to create an account here.

Learn more about the offerings of Oswald Companies and the resources available through Spark360 at

About Oswald Companies

Founded in 1893, Cleveland-based and employee-owned, Oswald is one of the nation’s largest independent insurance brokerage firms. As a proud Partner of Assurex Global, the world’s largest association of privately held insurance brokers, our risk management professionals service and support the needs of our clients worldwide. Learn more at

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About Spark360

Spark360 is a revolutionary paradigm in employee health focused on the belief that the viability and vitality of a company’s business is directly related to the vitality and vibrancy of its employees. Spark360 delivers a solution that integrates direct primary care, price transparency and coaching that provides both navigation and intervention to deliver coordinated care and efficient utilization. Learn more at