DMS was recognized as a Gold Level Recipient of the American Heart Association’s Start! Fit-Friendly Companies Recognition program at the 2009 American Heart Association’s Heart Walk held on May 17th at Forest Park in Springfield, Massachusetts. The Start! Fit-Friendly Companies Program is a catalyst for positive change in American business. Companies throughout the nation can be part of the Start! initiative by demonstrating progressive leadership by making the health and wellness of their employees a priority. DMS was recognized as a Gold Level Start! Fit-Friendly Company by the American Heart Association’s Start! initiative for fulfilling the following parameters: offer employees physical activity support; provide/increase healthy eating options at the worksite; promote a wellness culture; and implement at least nine criteria as outlined by the American Heart Association in the areas of physical activity, nutrition and culture.