6-Year-Old Boise Girl Named “Pro Cyclist for the Day” by UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team During Downtown Boise Criterium

  • Surprise honor includes an evening with pro cyclists, including
    a ride-along in the official pace car, a new pro bike, helmet and
    autographed pro cycling team jersey

BOISE, Idaho–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Local 6-year-old Reagan Cornwall, who received a grant from the
UnitedHealthcare Children’s Foundation to help fund hearing aids for her
progressive hearing loss, was named “Pro Cyclist for the Day” at this
year’s Downtown Boise Criterium.


UnitedHealthcare’s Pro Cycling Team announced Reagan as the honoree
during a pre-race celebration last night. As “Pro Cyclist for the Day,”
she was awarded pro cycling gear, including a new bike, helmet and an
autographed pro cycling team jersey. She also participated in the
pre-race athlete call-ups and rode in the official pace car at the
beginning of the race, followed by an on-stage interview with the race
announcer.

The surprise announcement was made just before the race began at a
pre-race celebration at 10 Barrel Brewery. The recipient, along with her
parents and siblings, are active cyclists and participated in the
Downtown Boise Criterium.

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About UnitedHealthcare Children’s Foundation

The UnitedHealthcare Children’s Foundation (UHCCF) is a 501(c)(3)
charitable organization that provides medical grants to help children
gain access to health-related services not covered, or not fully
covered, by their parents’ commercial health insurance plan. Families
can receive up to $5,000 annually per child ($10,000 lifetime maximum
per child), and do not need to have insurance through UnitedHealthcare
to be eligible. UHCCF was founded in 1999. Since 2007, UHCCF has awarded
more than 14,000 grants valued at over $37 million to children and their
families across the United States. UHCCF’s funding is provided by
contributions from individuals, corporations and UnitedHealth Group
(NYSE: UNH) employees. To apply for a grant, donate or learn more,
please visit www.uhccf.org.

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Contacts

UnitedHealthcare
Trevor Hayes, 702-308-9993
trevor.hayes@uhc.com