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Capital BlueCross, Essroc Cement Corp to host free
World Safety Day event focused on food safety May 4

Essroc Saftey

            HARRISBURG, Pa. (April 30, 2015) – Capital BlueCross and Essroc Cement Corp are hosting a free Food Safety Day event in conjunction with World Safety Day from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on May 4 at the Capital Blue health and wellness store at the Promenade Shops at Saucon Valley in Center Valley, Pa. The event is open to Essroc employees and the general public.

“Illnesses related to contaminated food and improperly prepared food are all too common,” said Jenn Natalie, Capital BlueCross senior manager, retail strategy. “We are excited about partnering with Essroc to educate the community on how to protect themselves from health risks associated with food, and how to make nutritional choices that can improve their health and wellness at work and at home.”

            The Food Safety Day event will feature information stations on food-related health risks, safe food preparation, proper food storage, and good nutrition. Additionally, Capital BlueCross customers will be able to get their body mass index and complete a health risk assessment at no cost.

This is the second year Capital BlueCross and Essroc have teamed up to host a World Safety Day event. Last year, the two companies hosted an event focusing on health risks on the job and at home.

Capital Blue is a one-of-a-kind health and wellness store, where consumers can go for in-person service, health and nutrition consultations, fitness classes and other services that inspire healthy living.

About Capital BlueCross
Capital BlueCross, headquartered in Harrisburg, Pa., is the leading health insurer in central Pennsylvania and the Lehigh Valley. For more than 75 years, the company has provided products and services to individuals, families and employers that provide peace of mind and promote good health. Today, Capital BlueCross continues to evolve, innovating new ways to create an even healthier future for customers with more choice, greater convenience, and better quality of care. Among the company’s innovations is Capital Blue, a one-of-a-kind health and wellness retail store, where consumers can go for in-person service, health and nutrition consultations, fitness classes and other services that inspire healthy living. Capital BlueCross is an independent licensee of the BlueCross BlueShield Association.

About Essroc Cement Corp
ESSROC
is a leading North American cement producer with over 6.5 million metric tons of annual capacity. With headquarters in Nazareth, Pa., Essroc operates production facilities located throughout the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. Essroc is member of the Italcementi Group of companies. Italcementi Group is a world leader in cement production with annual sales topping 4.1 billion euros and operations located on four continents.