Ag Day in Sacramento Gets Healthy Boost from UnitedHealthcare with Fun Walk Around the Capitol

  • UnitedHealthcare partners with the California Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom to highlight nutrition, exercise and educational programs that help people live healthier lives

SACRAMENTO, Calif.--()--UnitedHealthcare and the California Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom hosted a fun, one-mile walk around Capitol Park.

The walk was part of the annual Ag Day at the Capitol, which brings thousands of people to Sacramento to celebrate California agriculture. UnitedHealthcare mascot Dr. Health E. Hound led the walk, joined by nearly 100 kids and teachers. Ag Day at the Capitol takes place each March during National Nutrition Month.

About California Agriculture in the Classroom
The California Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to increase awareness and understanding of agriculture among California’s educators and students. For the past 30 years, the Foundation has provided free, high-quality, teacher-tested, and standards-based materials. The valuable training opportunities and resources have promoted integrating agricultural education into K-12 classrooms and afterschool programs, touching the lives of more than 15 million students. For more information visit Learnaboutag.org or follow @LearnAboutAg on Twitter.

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 850,000 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.

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Contacts

UnitedHealthcare
Matthew Rodriguez, 714-252-0479
matt.rodriguez@uhc.com
or
California Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom
Judy Culbertson, 916-642-2999
Executive Director
Judy@LearnAboutAg.org

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UnitedHealthcare and the California Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom hosted a fun, one-mile walk around Capitol Park today, as part of the annual Ag Day in Sacramento.

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