What: The grand opening celebration of Asheville’s local Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBSNC) insurance store.
Where: 1854 Henderson Road, Suite C, Asheville, N.C.
When: Saturday, Oct. 5 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Background: BCBSNC is opening a new retail location in Asheville as part of the company’s Ready, Set, Go! campaign to help consumers understand health care reform. The Asheville location is the fifth in the state. Throughout North Carolina, BCBSNC is opening seven retail stores as a new resource for navigating health insurance and health care reform. These sites present an opportunity for area residents to learn more about health insurance and health care reform from local industry specialists. BCBSNC expects to open all stores statewide by the end of October.
This grand opening event is open to the public. The BCBSNC mobile unit will be onsite to educate residents about healthy lifestyles and health care reform through interactive games and activities. Representatives from FastMed Urgent Care will provide onsite health screenings. The YMCA of Western North Carolina will provide information regarding their programs. In addition, attendees can meet the Charlotte Bobcats Lady Cats and team mascot Rufus Lynx and enter for their chance to win tickets to Bobcats pre-season game.
About WNC Health Insurance:
WNC Health Insurance / The Asheville Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina® Store was created to offer affordable health insurance and unmatched customer service to North Carolina residents. Founded in 1994 by Josh Williams as Josh Williams Enterprises, Inc., WNC Health Insurance / The Asheville Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina® Store has become one of the most successful health insurance firms in Western North Carolina. Josh attributes the success of WNC Health Insurance / The Asheville Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina® Store to the care for each client on an individual basis. As WNC Health Insurance / The Asheville Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina® Store continues to expand, Josh instills each and every new employee with his "customer care" philosophy as well as his invaluable experience. As health insurance as we know it changes, WNC Health Insurance / The Asheville Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina® Store's knowledgeable agents are committed to helping find the solution that is right for you or your business. Visit WNC Health Insurance at: http://www.wnchealthinsurance.com
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina is a leader in delivering innovative health care products, services and information to more than 3.74 million members, including approximately 1 million served on behalf of other Blue Plans. For generations, the company has served its customers by offering health insurance at a competitive price and has served the people of North Carolina through support of community organizations, programs and events that promote good health. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina was recognized as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institute in 2012 and 2013. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. Visit BCBSNC online at bcbsnc.com. All other marks are the property of their respective owners.