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Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield hosts event with free admission to the Museum of Discovery: A Night at the Museum — Pajama Party on June 1


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Kristy Fleming @ 501-378-5869



LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (May 14, 2013) —Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield invites members to enjoy free admission to "A Night at the Museum — Pajama Party" at the Museum of Discovery from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 1. If you carry an Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Health Advantage or BlueAdvantage Administrators of Arkansas health plan ID card, you can show it at the door of the museum and enjoy free admission to this family friendly event. If you don't carry Arkansas Blue Cross insurance, you may stop by ArkansasBlue, located in the Shackleford Crossings shopping center, to pick up free tickets while supplies last.

"A Night at the Museum — Pajama Party" will have activities for parents and children, including a scavenger hunt in the Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield Amazing You gallery for a chance to win prizes. Arkansas Blue Cross will give away flashlights, stamps and temporary tattoos to the children. BlueAnn Ewe, Arkansas Blue Cross' health ambassador, will be on hand to take pictures with the kids and hand out healthy snacks. And, of course, guests may enjoy all of the museum attractions.

"At Arkansas Blue Cross, we want to celebrate how amazing youth and families are here in the Natural State," said Karen Raley, vice president of Communications and Product Development. "'A Night at the Museum' is an opportunity for those who carry the Cross and Shield in their wallet to get even more from their health plan. Getting members engaged in their health is all part of our mission and this event is a fun way to learn about how building healthy habits into your lifestyle helps keep you 'amazing.' And when you can play and learn at the same time, the lessons stick and the habits become part of our everyday life."

Members simply show their health plan ID card (Arkansas Blue Cross, Health Advantage or BlueAdvantage Administrators of Arkansas) at the door of the Museum of Discovery, sign in and enjoy free admission to the museum on June 1. A health plan ID card displaying the Cross and Shield is needed for each person (or the names of each person should be listed on the ID card), or you must have an event ticket to receive free admission.

A Night at the Museum activities are free and will be held from 5:30 until 8:30 p.m.; giveaways and snacks are available while supplies last. Door prizes will be awarded at the end of the of the event; registrants do not need to be present to win.

Founded in 1948, Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield, an Independent Licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, is the largest health insurer in Arkansas. Arkansas Blue Cross and its affiliates have more than 2,700 employees. If combined, the 38 independent, locally operated Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans collectively provide health care coverage for 93 million Americans.

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