Last week, President Barak Obama officially proclaimed this week as National Volunteer Week.  He stated that volunteers help drive our country’s progress day in and day out while making extraordinary sacrifices to expand promise and possibility.  National Volunteer week is a way to recognize and celebrate the individuals who give selflessly to help others in and out of the communities [...]

The 2016 Sapphire Symposium and Awards is scheduled for April 20-21, 2016 at the Rosen Plaza Hotel, 9700 International Drive, Orlando, Florida. Registration is now open. Register today and enjoy [...]

On January 27, 2016 Florida Blue hosted a tweet chat and shared the top 8 questions and answers regarding the open enrollment process. w=With the help of our Florida Blue Center Leader for Health Policy, Kelly James we were able to share some insight into this somewhat confusing topic. If shopping for a health plan through the federa [...]

Recently, Florida Blue was a proud sponsor of the Hispanic Business Conference and Expo (HBCE) and was pleased to support the “What’s Your Selfie Worth?” contest. We asked attendees to share their individual photos with us on social media to raise funds for three organizations that are making a differen [...]

Soul of Art

Posted on Feb 6th 2015 by Sharon LaSure-Roy

The great artist, Pablo Picasso said “Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.” As a child I firmly believed I was an artist.  Not only did I believe it, I embraced it.  I was constantly painting, drawing and as my mother called “making.” [...]

The term supplier diversity refers to corporate business programs and initiatives that promote and help create economic prosperity in underserved communities. As an innovator in enabling healthy communities, we seek out small and diverse organizations to participate in our supplier diversity program. Recently we were able to sit down with Dana Hill, who manages supplier diversity for Florida Blue [...]

In 1987, lung cancer surpassed breast cancer to become the leading cause of cancer death in women. But this disease is not gender specific, as today, lung cancer is the leading cancer killer in both men and women in the United States.  American Cancer Society research shows that lung can [...]

In his article for the trade magazine, Mobile Cuisine, Richard Myrick points out that the history of American food trucks dates back to the late 17th century.  Food trucks have taken a front seat in the world of American street food and are part of an ongoing food revolution. [...]

It is that time of year again, when beach bags turn into backpacks and late nights are abandoned for early mornings of rushing to make sure lunches are packed, clothes are clean, and you are in the drop-off line before the first warning bell. Each new school year provides an opportunity to mentally and physically prepare myself for the back to school rush.  And, each year I vow to be better prepa [...]