Boise Boys & Girls Club Youth Receive 100 Bicycle Helmets, Safety and Health Tips From UnitedHealthcare Before the Downtown Boise Twilight Criterium

  • UnitedHealthcare Pro Cyclists and mascot Dr. Health E. Hound lead
    fun-filled afternoon with helmet giveaway designed to promote safe,
    active and healthy lifestyles

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’
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.

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 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
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Trevor Hayes, 702-308-9993