BCBSNE celebrates Nebraska’s outstanding teachers

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) partnered with Husker Athletics for Touchdown for Teachers (T4T), recognizing the educators who go above and beyond to support their students and improve their communities across Nebraska.  Through the T4T campaign, community members are asked to nominate an educator who has impacted their lives for the Outstanding

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Nebraskans step up for health on National Walk at Lunch Day

On Wednesday, April 24 Nebraskans from across the state took a 30-minute walk to prioritize better health and a stronger community on National Walk at Lunch (NW@L) Day. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) joined forces with YMCAs across the state to host the annual event to encourage healthy practices and support the

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Nebraska Health Care LEAD encourages health care professionals to be leaders in their industry

Traci Haglund, licensed nursing home administrator at Wakefield Health Care Center, is giving back to a program that helped her grow her own skills to support aging Nebraskans as a health care leader.  Haglund was a member of the Nebraska Health Care LEAD Class V. LEAD, which stands for lead, excel, advance and develop, equips

By |2024-01-30T10:17:38-06:00February 6th, 2024|Categories: Community Engagement, Topics|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Nebraska Health Care LEAD encourages health care professionals to be leaders in their industry

Ringing in the holiday season

Kim Arnold, vice president of marketing and communications at BCBSNE (left) with BCBSNE's President and CEO Jeff Russel (right). As another holiday season comes to an end, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska’s (BCBSNE) annual bell ringing tradition does, too. During the holiday season, BCBSNE supports the community by volunteering for the

By |2024-01-11T13:14:11-06:00January 12th, 2024|Categories: Community Engagement, Topics|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Ringing in the holiday season

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

Nearly 600 people received their flu shot at one of BCBSNE’s free flu shot clinics

In October, nearly 600 people received flu shots at 21 free community flu shot clinics hosted by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE).   BCBSNE hosts the clinics annually as part of its mission to be a champion for the health and well-being of its members and the communities it serves. Community members

By |2023-11-17T14:23:37-06:00November 20th, 2023|Categories: Community Engagement, Topics|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Nearly 600 people received their flu shot at one of BCBSNE’s free flu shot clinics

New and classic events combine for a successful United Way Campaign

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) recently wrapped up its 2023 United Way of the Midlands (UWM) Campaign with 606 employees participating to raise $389,689. UWM is a local charitable organization dedicated to helping the most vulnerable work toward independence through programs fostering basic needs, education and financial stability. For over 30 years, BCBSNE’s

By |2023-11-21T10:56:12-06:00November 15th, 2023|Categories: Articles, Community Engagement, Topics|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on New and classic events combine for a successful United Way Campaign

Nebraska Lions Foundation begins 2023-2024 school year screenings

The Nebraska Lions Foundation (NLF) has begun its 2023-2024 school year screenings through its Mobile Screening Unit (MSU). These screenings are cosponsored by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE), Healthy Blue, Lions Clubs International Foundation and Nebraska Lions through the NLF and include vision and hearing assessments. Between July 1 and Sept. 30,

By |2023-11-06T12:58:31-06:00November 1st, 2023|Categories: Community Engagement, Health and Wellness, Topics|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Nebraska Lions Foundation begins 2023-2024 school year screenings

BCBSNE supports Conestoga Elementary, donating supplies to 389 students

  Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) employees were able to supply 389 Conestoga Elementary students with notebooks, folders, pencils and more to prepare them for the school year. The school supply drive for Conestoga Elementary is an annual tradition at BCBSNE. This year, BCBSNE employees had the option to adopt

By |2023-10-11T14:30:08-05:00October 12th, 2023|Categories: Community Engagement, Topics|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on BCBSNE supports Conestoga Elementary, donating supplies to 389 students

BCBSNE supplies 32,657 meals through Food Bank for the Heartland’s Strike Out Hunger Campaign

BCBSNE employees pack food at Food Bank for the Heartland Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) employees stepped up to the plate this June to join Food Bank for the Heartland and other Omaha companies for the Strike Out Hunger Campaign.  Each summer, Food Bank for the Heartland puts on a

By |2023-08-10T11:37:24-05:00August 9th, 2023|Categories: Community Engagement, Topics|Tags: , , |Comments Off on BCBSNE supplies 32,657 meals through Food Bank for the Heartland’s Strike Out Hunger Campaign
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