For immediate release: February 18, 2011
Contact: Megan Peek (802) 764-4858
Rutland, Vt. – Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont’s Rutland Community Advisory Board is sponsoring its second annual free worksite wellness conference as part of its commitment to work with employers and individuals to improve the health of Vermonters.
This half-day conference is scheduled for Tuesday, February 22, 2011 at the Franklin Conference Center in Rutland. It will feature Rich Alercio, Castleton College Football Coach as the keynote speaker and a series of workshops focusing on the conference theme Teaming Up for Wellness: Worksite Wellness in Vermont. For more information or to register for this free forum, visit www.bcbsvt.com/worksitewellness, or call Megan Peek at (802) 764-4858.
The Rutland County Community Advisory Board of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont was formed to identify health needs in the area and address those needs through programs, events and activities and is dedicated to supporting worksite wellness in the region. The Board consists of community leaders with an interest in health education and promotion.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont is the state’s oldest and largest health insurer, providing coverage for about 150,000 Vermonters. It employs over 350 Vermonters at its headquarters in Berlin and branch office in South Burlington, and offers group and individual health plans. More information about Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont is available on the Internet at www.bcbsvt.com. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont is an independent corporation operating under a license with the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, an association of independent Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans.