BOISE, Idaho--(BUSINESS WIRE)--More than 100 kids at the Boys & Girls Club at Hawthorne Elementary took part in a special event today, each receiving their own professional bike helmet donated by UnitedHealthcare.
UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling team members Carlos Alzate, Greg Henderson, Tanner Putt and Daniel Eaton, who are participating in the Downtown Boise “Twilight Criterium” cycling race, helped lead bike/helmet safety lessons and provided stretching tips to encourage kids to be safe, stay active and participate in events like the Kids' Ride at the annual event. UnitedHealthcare’s mascot Dr. Health E. Hound was on hand to help kids decorate their helmets with decals and hand out healthy snacks.
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 more than 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.com or follow @myUHC on Twitter.