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Blue KC Chiefs Kingdom Champion: Dan Justus

By Blue KC | Dec 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

For the Chiefs December 9, 2018, game against the Baltimore Ravens, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City (Blue KC) and the Chiefs selected Sergeant Dan Justus of the North Kansas City Police Department as the Blue KC Chiefs Kingdom Champion. Prior to kickoff, Justus received on-field recognition and conducted the ceremonial first pass…

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Holiday Hunger in Kansas City

By Blue KC | Dec 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

With the holidays upon us, many Kansas Citians are gathering for work parties, family dinners and gift-giving. And while the holidays bring cheer, they can also bring financial stress, hunger and malnourishment for many of our neighbors, with approximately 350,000 people in Kansas City facing hunger – 100,000 of which are children. According to the…

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Blue KC Chiefs Kingdom Champion: Patrick Benson

By Blue KC | Nov 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

For the Chiefs November 11, 2018, game against the Arizona Cardinals, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City (Blue KC) and the Chiefs selected Patrick Benson, U.S. Army veteran and co-founder/director of War Horses for Veterans, as the Blue KC Chiefs Kingdom Champion. Prior to kickoff, Benson received on-field recognition and conducted the ceremonial…

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Blue KC Chiefs Kingdom Champion: Marilyn Alstrom

By Blue KC | Nov 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

For the Chiefs October 28, 2018, game against the Denver Broncos, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City (Blue KC) and the Chiefs selected Marilyn Alstrom, Founder and Executive Director of 20/20 Leadership, as the Blue KC Chiefs Kingdom Champion. Prior to kickoff, Alstrom received on-field recognition and conducted the ceremonial first pass to…

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Blue KC Chiefs Kingdom Champion: Cameron Black

By Blue KC | Oct 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

For the Chiefs October 21, 2018, game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City (Blue KC) and the Chiefs selected Cameron Black, a project lead at Alphapointe and author of “The Blind Quarterback” blog, as the Blue KC Chiefs Kingdom Champion. Prior to kickoff, Black received on-field recognition and conducted…

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Blue KC Chiefs Kingdom Champion: Dorothy Austin

By Blue KC | Oct 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

Dorothy Austin, a nurse navigator in the University of Kansas Cancer Center’s Department of Otolaryngology, was recognized on October 7, 2018, by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City (Blue KC) and the Kansas City Chiefs for her service to head and neck surgery patients. Austin served as the Blue KC Chiefs Kingdom Champion for…

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Blue KC Chiefs Kingdom Champion: Don Sumple

By Blue KC | Sep 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

For the Chiefs September 23, 2018, game against the San Francisco 49ers, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City (Blue KC) and the Chiefs selected Don Sumple, CEO and Executive Director of Angel Flight Central, as the Blue KC Chiefs Kingdom Champion. Prior to kickoff, Sumple received on-field recognition and conducted the ceremonial first…

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Let’s Take the Bite Out of Hunger in Kansas City

By Blue KC | Sep 20, 2018 | 1 Comment

Hunger isn’t just a problem for underdeveloped nations. It’s an issue, right here, in Kansas City and the surrounding region. And it extends well beyond the homeless community or poverty-stricken families. An estimated 350,000 people in the metropolitan region are hungry or faced with the threat of hunger1. That’s about one in every seven residents;…

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September 2018 Blue KC Sporting Samaritan: Edward Franco

By Blue KC | Sep 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

On September 8, 2018, F.L. Schlagle social sciences teacher Edward Franco was honored by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City (Blue KC) and Sporting KC as a Blue KC Sporting Samaritan. “Through inspired and effective teaching, Edward is making a difference in the lives of his students,” said Christina Lively, Department Vice President,…

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Blue KC Chiefs Kingdom Champion: Wesley Hamilton

By Blue KC | Sep 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

For the Chiefs August 30th preseason game against the Green Bay Packers, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City (Blue KC) and the Chiefs selected Wesley Hamilton, founder of the Kansas City nonprofit organization Disabled But Not Really (DBNR), as the Blue KC Chiefs Kingdom Champion. Prior to kickoff, Hamilton received on-field recognition and…

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