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Luke Grobeck fuels his career with the help of Ignite Nebraska

In his early 20s, Luke Grobeck had a background that made it hard to find a job.   “I couldn’t get through the hiring algorithms to get an interview and introduce myself,” Grobeck said.  He turned to e-commerce, found a niche and had some success selling retro video games on eBay, Etsy and Amazon. From there,

By |2023-12-19T15:17:44-06:00December 22nd, 2023|Categories: Community Engagement, Topics|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Luke Grobeck fuels his career with the help of Ignite Nebraska

Wise & Well: Elise McHatton’s passion for group exercise keeps her moving

Growing up, you were more likely to find Elise McHatton delivering speeches or engaging in spirited debates than putting on a sports uniform.   “Ironically, I wasn’t an athlete or into fitness in high school,” McHatton said. “My friends and I skated a little bit at our local ice rink in the winter, but that was

By |2023-12-19T15:10:02-06:00December 20th, 2023|Categories: Team Blue, Topics|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Wise & Well: Elise McHatton’s passion for group exercise keeps her moving

Wise and Well: A runner’s journey to wellness

Amanda (left) pictured with her wife Lauren. Amanda Merfeld, a communications strategist at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE), started running two years ago during COVID-19 to prioritize her wellness and mental health. “I was diagnosed with both anxiety and depression at the age of 15,” Merfeld said. “My doctor said

By |2023-12-04T13:49:50-06:00December 4th, 2023|Categories: Health and Wellness, Topics|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Wise and Well: A runner’s journey to wellness

Tips on how to have a happy and healthy holiday season

The hustle and bustle of the holiday season can make sticking to your goals difficult to navigate. Between office parties, family gatherings and all the sweets and treats the season has to offer, it’s easy to let your mental and physical wellness fall out of focus. Here are a few tips from Blue Cross and

By |2023-12-04T12:13:19-06:00December 4th, 2023|Categories: Articles, Health and Wellness, Topics|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Tips on how to have a happy and healthy holiday season