MONTPELIER — The Vermont Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports named Daniel Franklin, executive director of the North Central Vermont Recovery Center in Morrisville, the Business Wellness Leadership Award recipient for 2021. The honor recognizes Franklin’s motivational role modeling, generous service to the community and strong leadership in sustaining a culture of well-being. A Guilford native, he resides in Craftsbury.
He has led the North Central Vermont Recovery Center for more than 3 years. His list of achievements, initiatives and goals includes creating a community garden and nutrition program at the center and steering the center toward a Gold Level 3-4-50 partner (the program highlights the connection between three behaviors causing four diseases that account for 50% of all deaths in Vermont).