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The Doctor’s Note: Move it! Move it!

Many of us in the baby boomer generation fondly recall the 1960s sitcom “Gomer Pyle, USMC.” The television series starred Jim Nabors as a Marine trainee named Gomer Pyle and Frank Sutton as his short-fused drill sergeant, Sgt. Carter. As I recall, in nearly every episode, there was a scene with Sgt. Carter yelling “Pyle! Move it! Move it!” at the top of his lungs as Gomer Pyle was bumbling his way through military exercises. Check it out on YouTube; they don’t make comedy like that anymore. Continue reading → The Doctor’s Note: Move it! Move it!

Spotlight: Community Relations at BCBSKS

At Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas, the community relations department supports nonprofit organizations through corporate contributions and in-kind giving. The area also administers the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas Foundation, which prioritizes giving that will improve the health of all Kansans.  Company employees are encouraged to become more engaged with their community by volunteering, serving on nonprofit boards of directors and actively supporting internal campaigns. The goal of the department is to position the company in its service area as a positive and impactful corporate citizen. Continue reading → Spotlight: Community Relations at BCBSKS

National Walk at Lunch Day Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas

{Guest blog} Chase Middle School students walk at lunch

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas became a business partner with Chase Middle School, located in Topeka, KS, in 2004 by providing a variety of resources to assist Chase with educating students in grades 6-8.

Each year, students in Chase’s student leadership group lead BCBSKS employees in our walk around the capital for National Walk @ Lunch Day®. Today marks the 10th anniversary of our National Walk @ Lunch Day walk, so we’ve invited six students from Chase to write this week’s blog post on what the participation means to them. Continue reading → {Guest blog} Chase Middle School students walk at lunch