For immediate release: June 9, 2011
Contact: Kathy Parry (802) 371-3205
Berlin, VT – With the 2011 Burlington Discover Jazz Festival in full swing, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont is looking forward to one of the festival’s most popular events—the Church Street Marketplace Block Party. Sponsored by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont, the Block Party runs from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. this Friday, June 10. Admission is free! This is the sixth year Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont has sponsored the Block Party.
Vermont-based band Bearquarium will play the Fountain Stage on Church Street, with much of the Block Party aired live on News Channel 5, WPTZ. Bearquarium, an eight-piece band, plays a mix funk, soul and world music—perfect for Block Party festival-goers and dancers.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont will be there handing out balloons, painting faces, and giving away other free goodies. Feel free to stop and by and say hello during the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont Block Party!
For more information, visit the 2011 Burlington Discover Jazz Festival website: www.discoverjazz.com
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont is the state’s only Vermont-based health insurer and is the largest private health plan in Vermont. The non-profit company employs more than 340 people and provides health care benefits for more than 150,000 Vermonters. The company offers benefits and services to virtually all Vermont populations through its array of products and through its partner companies, The Vermont Health Plan (TVHP) and Comprehensive Benefits Administrators. 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.