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 [...]

At the Florida Blue Foundation we know there are many organizations, programs and individuals who touch Florida’s neighborhoods, improving the health of our at-risk populations and communities. And, we believe those servin [...]

Florida Blue is proud to participate in The Way Free Clinic’s back to school health fair and is honored to support the clinic’s mission of providing care to a community who would otherwise go without. Here’s some information on this non-profit and how they’re helping families in Florida. [...]

Ken Reagan works as a campaign manager in the Marketing organization here at Florida Blue. Ken can be considered a data guy, helping to ensure promotions launch on time and analyzing their performance. Earlier this year, Ken came to work with a new passion: joining the AIDS/LifeCycle ride in California. We sat down with Ken recently to find out more about this challenging event and what he’s been [...]

One of the best things about working at the Sarasota Florida Blue Center is that you can see how you are making a positive impact on someone’s health and wellness – sometimes in nontraditional ways. Recently, we hosted an event with staff from the Community Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing.  When I was speaking with Jenna DeLorey from The Senior [...]

My career at Florida Blue began in 1998.  I was hired as a supervisor in the South Geographic Business Unit.  When Easter rolled around in 1999, my team and I started talking about what fun activity we could do and we decided it would be nice if we did something to help the Jacksonville community. I had been involved in community service [...]

I was first introduced to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) through a Light the Night Walk event.  It was one of the Triple Crown walks Florida Blue participated in that year. The event, which helps to fund patient support services, advocacy for lifesaving treatments [...]

Since 1984, I have volunteered my time to Little League Baseball and Softball as an umpire and instructor. I was even invited to Williamsport, Pa. in 1998 to call games at the Little League World Series. In 1989, Little League began a new baseball divisio [...]

Health isn't just your physical state; health includes your mental, emotional, social and behavioral aspects too.  A shining example of good overall health is the team effort put forth by the Florida Blue Foundation and the  Jacksonville Children’s Chorus (JCC). Th [...]

I’ve been committed to community involvement for many years and in various leadership roles and activities at my church.  I would randomly choose a facility, signup and go clean, cook or serve in the capacity they needed most.  I had contributed to the United Way of Northeast Florida for many years, but my time commitment in [...]

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