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Kathy Ryan On a Mission to Spread Awareness About Arthritis

Kathy Ryan, senior vice president, Information Systems and Technology and chief information officer, works to spread awareness about arthritis. - Read More

Supporting the mission to turn type 1 into type None

Now in his third year as a board member for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF), Steve Spaulding has become one of our in-house gurus on the topic of glucose and blood sugar monitoring. - Read More

#GiveAllYear: The Promise of One

“If something you can do can help just one person or life, wouldn’t it be worth it?” That’s the question Matt Propst, a manager of compliance audit and review in Internal Control and Reporting at Arkansas Blue Cross and Shield, asks himself after 14 years of volunteering with the Arkansas affiliate of the Susan G. Komen Foundation. - Read More

2017 Kickoff Classic ends with huge win for Arkansas

As proud sponsors of the 2017 Kickoff Classic, presented by hootens.com, we’ve enjoyed traveling the state meeting students, parents and community members who come together each fall to support a beloved tradition. - Read More

Believing is achieving: Martha Carlson and Danny Beck give their time to Junior Achievement

Junior Achievement (JA) is a national organization whose mission is to inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy. JA educates more than 4.4 million students annually and is the largest and oldest organization to provide career and economic education to youth. - Read More

Wendy See’s Leadership Ability Helps Others Find Independence

What happens when children with disabilities grow up? According to Wendy See, director of pharmacy at Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield, they start living full and independent lives with the help of Easterseals Arkansas. Wendy gives her time and talents on the board of directors at Easterseals to better the lives of those with special needs. - Read More

Miracle League: A Diamond that Truly Sparkles

Christy Holt, an agent/broker service rep for the northeast regional office, began volunteering as a buddy for Miracle League in Jonesboro when her daughter Ashlynn played baseball. Soon, Christy was an assistant coach, head coach and now is the Miracle League volunteer coordinator, making sure there are enough buddies for each game. - Read More

Serving the Children: S’mores and the Great Outdoors

With more than 2.9 million recreational acres of parks, lakes and forests available to the public, Arkansas is a playground for all of its residents. Or it should be. Our executive vice president of Internal Operations and chief administrative officer, David Bridges, works with the Downtown Little Rock Kiwanis Club to make sure at least one population is having the chance to enjoy Arkansas’ best: underprivileged and at-risk youth in Pulaski County. - Read More

Passionate for patient care in Arkansas

Alicia Berkemeyer, vice president of Primary Care and Pharmacy Programs at Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield, has spent her professional life building relationships that improve the health of Arkansans. - Read More

American Heart Association wins John Glassford’s heart

It is ironic that the No. 1 killer in the United States is also one of the few diseases we can potentially avoid by making healthy lifestyle decisions, but to John Glassford, that is one of the reasons being involved in the Central Arkansas Chapter of the American Heart Association (AHA) is so important. - Read More

EXPLORING THE HUMAN JOURNEY THROUGH THE ARTS

In addition to hundreds of health, education, civic and charitable organizations across the state, Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield is a corporate sponsor of arts organizations that nourish the soul. - Read More

FROM GREEN BERET TO BLUE CROSS: BILL BROWN'S CONTINUED SERVICE TO AMERICANS

As a young soldier, Bill Brown had the honor of standing guard for a year over America's fallen heroes at Arlington National Cemetery. Today, as a veteran, he stands guard in a different way, helping young soldiers adjust to life back home. - Read More

HONORARY COMMANDER PROGRAM PROVIDES OPPORTUNITY FOR COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

As vice president of Enterprise Primary Care and Pharmacy Programs at Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Alicia Berkemeyer's focuses on how the company works with doctors and prescriptions. As part of the Little Rock Air Force Base (AFB) Honorary Commander Program, however, she is sharing her expertise while learning more about a unique community within the local community. - Read More

HOW PERSONAL TIES TO CYSTIC FIBROSIS MOVED OUR CEO INTO ACTION

Three hundred of the 30,000 Americans living with cystic fibrosis are in Arkansas, and five of them have personal ties to Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield. Our CEO, Curtis Barnett, took action to help them. - Read More

AN ARKANSAS CLASSIC GETS A NEW PARTNER

An Arkansas classic gets a new partner! Arkansas Blue Cross joined Hootens.com for the first time this year to present the 2016 Kickoff Classic football games. During the weeks before the games, we also partnered with the Pack Shack to help feed local communities around the state. - Read More