Here for Good Hero: Nicki Jones

On December 1, 2019, in conjunction with the Chiefs home game against the Oakland Raiders, Nicki Jones was recognized by Blue KC and KCFX/Chiefs Radio Network for her volunteer work with the Girls on the Run (GOTR) organization. “Nicki Jones is dedicated to improving the lives of young girls through the wonderful vehicle of Girls…

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Seven Tips to Manage Stress

You may be familiar with the symptoms of stress, including a pounding heart, increased perspiration, tight neck and shoulder muscles, anxiety and fear. [These are signs that your mind and body have gone into “fight or flight” mode.] But, you may not know how to prevent or relieve these symptoms. Stress can be triggered by…

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Blue KC Honors Veterans Day

Yesterday across our organization, we were proud to honor those who have served and those currently serving in our military by partnering with two Kansas City organizations including A Million Thanks and United Way of Greater Kansas City. Writing Letters With A Million Thanks Blue KC employees put pen to paper to thank our veterans…

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Spotlight on Customer Experience at Blue KC

Blue KC values its customers – and last year, we made some strides toward improving customer experience.  In 2018, Blue KC took additional steps in implementing a customer-centric corporate culture and formed a dedicated Customer Experience team, which consists of six outstanding employees who help make customer loyalty a priority for every department at Blue…

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Here for Good Hero: Major Darren Ivey

On November 3, 2019, Major Darren Ivey of the Kansas City Police Department (KCPD) was recognized by Blue KC and KCFX/Chiefs Radio Network for his volunteer work with the veterans organization The Battle Within by being named the Here For Good Hero for the Chiefs home game against the Minnesota Vikings. “Major Darren Ivey is…

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Here for Good Hero: Skyler Phelps

On October 27, 2019, Skyler Phelps, Board Chair of Sheffield Place, was recognized by Blue KC and KCFX/Chiefs Radio Network as the Here For Good Hero for the Chiefs home game against the Green Bay Packers. Sheffield Place opened its doors in February 1991 as a community response to the growing population of homeless mothers and…

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Five Tips for a Safe Halloween

Spooky season is in full swing and your little monsters are giddy with the anticipation of showing off their costumes and stocking up on their favorite treats. With Halloween creeping up quickly, check out these five tips that will help keep the evening as fun as it is spooky. 1. Dress to Impress (and for…

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Coaches With Character 2018-2019 Recap

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City (Blue KC) and ‘C’ You In The Major Leagues partnered for the third consecutive season to recognize six Coaches with Character, a monthly award that spotlights coaches who, through their leadership on and off the field, help to grow amateur sports in the Kansas City community and…

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Blue KC Sporting Samaritans 2019 Recap

Every soccer season, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City (Blue KC) and Sporting Kansas City partner to honor Blue KC Sporting Samaritans, teachers who strive to make the Kansas City community a better place to live, work and play. Award recipients are selected from nominations submitted by fans, friends and colleagues. Sporting Samaritans…

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Hiking Through Fall: A Guide to Kansas City’s Best Trails

How are you welcoming the fall season? With autumn in full swing, there’s no better time to get outside and immerse yourself in the cool weather, warm colors and fresh air. Before you bundle up for winter, carve out time to take advantage of our Kansas City parks and their abundance of lush hiking trails.…

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