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Kickoff of Blue Cross Blue Shield “Blue Socks for Kids” project is Monday

News Release — Blue Cross Blue Shield of Vermont
Dec. 18, 2013

Media advisory
When: Monday, December 23, 2013 at 12:30 pm

Where: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont
445 Industrial Lane, Berlin, Vermont
(Follow the signage directing you to the warehouse)

Who: Governor Peter Shumlin
Don George, President & CEO of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of VT

What: A news conference and photo opportunity to kick-off the 2013 “Blue Socks for Kids” project and notify needy Vermont families with children that free, high-quality wool socks will be available again for the 6th year thanks to the joint efforts of a charitable foundation affiliated with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont, sock manufacturer Cabot Hosiery Mills of Northfield, Vermont, and the state’s community action agencies and homeless shelters. Through this partnership sponsored by BCBSVT, more than 150,000 pairs of Vermont-made socks have been delivered to our state’s neediest children.

Contact: Kevin Goddard at BCBSVT (802) 371-3244 [email protected]
Kathy Parry at BCBSVT (802) 371-3205 [email protected]

Kathy Parry
Coordinator, External Affairs
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont
P.O. Box 186 • Montpelier, VT 05601-0186
[email protected]
(802) 371-3205

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