Help Identify Local Community Members Making a Difference in the
Lives of Older Adults in Houston/Beaumont
Submissions Due by June 30, 2014 at www.TexanPlusChampions.com
HOUSTON & BEAUMONT, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
TexanPlus, a local Medicare Advantage health plan, in collaboration with
the Houston Astros, is asking the community to identify individuals who
are helping to better the lives of older Americans in Southeast Texas.
Nominations for TexanPlus Champions will be accepted through June 30,
2014 and can be submitted online at www.TexanPlusChampions.com.
TexanPlus Champions are your neighbors, your friends, your colleagues,
your parents. They are Southeast Texas residents who are an example of
how one person can make a difference in the lives of older adults.
TexanPlus created TexanPlus Champions to complement its strong
commitment to making a difference in the communities where its employees
live and work. The Competition honors individuals who embrace older
adults in helping them live a healthier and happier life, while also
sharing TexanPlus' goals of improving quality of life and maximizing
access to services for seniors and people with Medicare.
"We are excited about TexanPlus Champions and the chance to recognize
local residents who are touching seniors in our community," said Erin
Page, president of TexanPlus. "We want to hear stories of how our
neighbors in Houston/Beaumont are impacting the lives of older adults.
There are so many people making a difference in the community improving
health and welfare, advancing social justice for seniors, finding
solutions to local issues, and collaborating to make Southeast Texas a
better place for older adults to live. We want to find these people and
recognize their important contributions."
TexanPlus is asking the public to submit stories about these everyday
Champions. "Taking a few minutes to share a story could give these
individuals a chance to be recognized in the community," adds Page, "and
help a local charitable organization receive a $25,000 donation to
support efforts that are making a difference in the lives of older
Five TexanPlus Champions will be selected and each will be recognized
during a Houston Astros pre-game ceremony in late summer. The five
TexanPlus Champions will participate in an online competition where
baseball fans, the community, Champions and their friends and family can
vote for the individual story worthy of being named the TexanPlus Grand
The TexanPlus Champion that collects the most votes will be named the
TexanPlus Grand Champion, and will throw out the first pitch at a
September Houston Astros game and present a $25,000 donation to their
chosen charitable organization.
It's easy to enter. Go to www.TexanPlusChampions.com
to fill out an online entry form or download a printable version on the
website that can be e-mailed to TexanPlusChampions@UniversalAmerican.com
or faxed to TexanPlus Champions Competition at 713-481-0815. Also, the
public can stop by any Nifty after Fifty® location in Houston
and Beaumont to pick up a TexanPlus Champions entry form. All entries
must be in by 11:59 pm Central Time, June 30, 2014.
The Competition is open to the general public living in one of the
following counties: Austin, Brazoria, Chambers, Fort Bend, Galveston,
Hardin, Harris, Jefferson, Liberty, Montgomery, Orange, and Waller.
For more information, TexanPlus Champions Official rules and submission
information visit the website at www.TexanPlusChampions.com.
About TexanPlus and Universal American:
TexanPlus, part of the Universal American family of healthcare
companies, specializes in Medicare Advantage plans. The goal of our
plans is to help our members stay active, live healthy and be
independent. We are dedicated to working collaboratively with healthcare
professionals in order to reduce healthcare costs and improve the health
and well-being of those we serve.
For more information about TexanPlus and Universal American please visit
our website at www.UniversalAmerican.com.
TexanPlus is a proud sponsor of the Houston Astros.
Source: Universal American