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Capital BlueCross, Essroc Cement Corp. team up to host World Safety Day event April 28

Free event to feature safety presentations, prizes and healthy treats

            HARRISBURG, Pa. (April 25, 2014) – Capital BlueCross and Essroc Cement Corp. are hosting a free World Safety Day event from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on April 28 at the Capital Blue health and wellness retail store located at the Promenade Shops at Saucon Valley in Center Valley, Pa. The event is in recognition of the International Labour Organization’s World Day for Safety and Health at Work, held on the same day.

“We want to not only raise awareness about safety in the workplace, but also educate people on what they can do to be safe and healthy in their personal lives,” said Jenn Natalie, Capital BlueCross senior manager of retail strategies and brand management. “Whether it is the food we eat, chemicals we handle or occupational hazards on the job, everyone can benefit by learning how to better protect themselves from injury and health risks.”

The day will include: free personal health screenings, poison control materials, a worksite safety video presentation, an educational program on safe disposal of pharmaceuticals, a scam prevention and protection of personal information seminar, and a presentation on the value of organic living.

Other event highlights include a free gift bag for attendees, fun raffle prizes and free healthy food such as popular smoothies from the Rodale Café at Capital Blue.

The event is free and will be held rain or shine. No registration is required. Supervised children are welcome.

Capital Blue is a health and wellness store focused on customer choice and healthy living, and is designed to provide one-stop shopping to explore insurance options and discover fun ways to engage in good health. Capital Blue is brought to the community by Capital BlueCross.

About Capital BlueCross

For more than 75 years, Capital BlueCross has been serving central Pennsylvania and Lehigh Valley residents and businesses as the region’s leading health insurer. Through its family of companies, Capital BlueCross brings innovative services and clinical solutions to the marketplace. Committed to delivering medical value to its communities, Capital BlueCross focuses on improving patient satisfaction, enhancing quality of care and reducing costs. The company continues to lead the change in the industry, most recently by entering the retail market and introducing a health and wellness store called Capital Blue. Headquartered in Harrisburg, Pa., Capital BlueCross is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, employing more than 1,800 people.