Kelly Brennan of Capital BlueCross receives
YWCA Women of Excellence honor
HARRISBURG, Pa. (March 18, 2015) – Kelly Brennan, Capital BlueCross director of Health Education & Wellness, will be honored as a YWCA Greater Harrisburg 2015 Woman of Excellence during an awards ceremony on March 24 at the Hershey Lodge in Hershey, Pa.
“Throughout her tenure at Capital BlueCross, Kelly has exhibited a high level of leadership and clinical expertise that has resulted in the company successfully guiding businesses and individuals to a healthier way of life,” said Dr. Jennifer Chambers, Capital BlueCross senior vice president and chief medical officer, who nominated Brennan. “But it is her life-long commitment to improving the quality of life of others through health education and by volunteering countless hours in the community that qualified her to earn the Tribute to Women of Excellence honor.”
In addition to the time Brennan spends as a health educator, she contributes time and/or resources for community organizations including Compassionate Hearts Animal Rescue, the Humane Society of Harrisburg Area, Central PA Animal Alliance, and Friends of Fort Hunter Mansion and Park, where she also serves on the board of directors.
The YWCA’s annual Tribute to Women of Excellence honors local women for their contributions to the workplace and community. Since its inception, the event has
honored more than 500 women and raised hundreds of thousands of dollars in support of YWCA programs for women, children and men.
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. For more information, visit capbluecross.com or CapitalBlueStore.com.