UnitedHealthcare Pro Cyclist Helps Educate Sacramento Youth About Bicycle and Helmet Safety Through Public Service Campaign

  • UnitedHealthcare employees and pro cycling team member deliver helmets to nearly 100 kids

United Healthcare and Connecticut Science CenterSACRAMENTO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–UnitedHealthcare employees and pro cycling team member Chris Jones today delivered 100 bike helmets, several bikes and a bike safety lesson to the Edward Kemble Elementary School branch of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Sacramento.

Jones discussed nutrition, the benefits of exercise, and bike safety with nearly 100 children at the event. He also signed autographs and demonstrated how to properly wear the helmets, as part of a public service campaign to encourage kids and adults to wear helmets when riding bikes.

Instructional public service videos featuring UnitedHealthcare’s Pro Cycling team are featured on the Ride Healthy section of the website: www.uhcprocycling.com.

About Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Sacramento

Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Sacramento’s mission is to inspire and enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens. By providing youth with a safe environment to participate in positive, fun activities, staff and volunteers dedicate themselves to help young people to set and reach their goals. The Club believes that young people can reach their full potential when they have access to opportunities and are in a safe environment that promotes respect, creativity, education, and fun. Club programs and services promote and enhance the development of members by instilling a sense of competence, usefulness, belonging and a power or influence.

About UnitedHealthcare

UnitedHealthcare is dedicated to helping people nationwide live healthier lives by simplifying the health care experience, meeting consumer health and wellness needs, and sustaining trusted relationships with care providers. The company offers the full spectrum of health benefit programs for individuals, employers, military service members, retirees and their families, and Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries, and contracts directly with 1 million physicians and care professionals, and 6,000 hospitals and other care facilities nationwide. UnitedHealthcare is one of the businesses of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH), a diversified Fortune 50 health and well-being company. For more information, visit UnitedHealthcare at www.uhc.comor follow @myUHC on Twitter.

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