Florida Blue’s social media team recently launched their latest promotion, the #hereforUniversity campus tour, at the University of South Florida (USF) vs. University of Connecticut football game at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa. The promotion runs through November and seeks to engage football fans throu [...]

For almost four decades, the Fiesta of Five Flags, Pensacola Seafood Festival has had a history of satisfying visitors with a taste for good seafood and the beaches of Northwest Florida. This annual event showcases delicious dishes and live entertainment celebrating the rich heritage of Pensacola  I am pleased to [...]

When Tom Richter’s youngest son Michael asked him to build a robot so that he could get out of cleaning his room, what he clearly heard from his son was, “use the Force, Dad.” Being an avid Star WarsTM fan, Richter, a network analyst in the Information Technology department of Florida Blue, started a unique p [...]

Florida Blue and the University of North Florida (UNF) are partnering to give students with disabilities a chance to begin their careers while managing their academic responsibilities. “We identified 10 positions in the Federal Employee Program (FEP) claims’ unit and specifically recruited UNF s [...]

At the end of May, more than 100 Florida Blue employees in Jacksonville, FL left their desks to spend the day teaching the Junior Achievement (JA) curriculum at three local elementary schools. JA is a not-for-profit organization whose purpose is to inspire young people to succeed in a global economy.  Their unique approach allows volunteers from the community to deliver their curriculum while shar [...]

At Florida Blue, we understand that maintaining good health begins with the ability to read, write and comprehend letters and numbers. This is why we are supporting Celebrate Literacy Week, Florida! January 13-17, 2014. Celebrate Lite [...]

Nursing is not for everyone. Long hours, self-sacrifice and days that can include witnessing everything from a patient’s triumph to tragedy, means that nursing is truly a calling. In this age of health disparities and doctor shortages, nursing isn’t just a profession: it might be the solution for ensuring Floridians receive skilled health care, regardless of the patient’s income or zip code. [...]

Your health is so much more than a cholesterol reading or notes on a medical chart. Regardless of your beliefs, true well-being only comes with a healthy state-of-mind. If anyone embodies the soulful connection to health, it might just have to be Florida Blue member, John Morris. I discovered John from a tweet he sent telling Florida Blue how much he enjoyed our new “ [...]

We are excited to announce the release of The Iron Man and Habit Heroes comic book in partnership with Marvel. The comic book features Habit Heroes characters uniting with the world-famous armored Avenger, Iron Man. In this comic adventure, villains u [...]

There is an old saying, if you talk the talk, you better walk the walk, and I truly believe in practicing what I preach.  When I was asked to chair the American Heart Association’s (AHA) First Coast Heart Walk, it was easy for me to say yes, because promoting physical activity is such an import [...]