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Community Involvement


We believe that we have a responsibility to help improve the health of the people in our community. Here are some of the events and health observances that we're supporting this year.


Running 101

Host: Highmark Inc.
Location: Various
Additional Information: Running 101

Highmark Inc. is proud to offer Running 101, a 10-week physical activity program that provides the tools and support to help participants train and complete their first 5K race. The program is open to the public, free of charge and participation is online with a virtual coach or in-person at various community sites in western and central Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Delaware.

Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield

Sponsor: Highmark Inc.
Date: April 2015 through Jan. 2016
Additional Information: Highmark Quad Games

The Highmark QUAD Games offer year-round events to keep you and your family in great shape. Events are designed for participants of all levels. For those interested in testing their athletic skills, the Highmark QUAD offers a competitor level with timed results and event awards. There are also levels for those looking for a fun way to stay healthy all year long.

Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield serves the 42 counties of western, north central and northeastern Pennsylvania.

Highmark Blue Shield

Sponsor: Highmark Blue Shield
Date: Aug. through Dec.
Location: Hersheypark Stadium and Star Pavilion, Hershey, Pa.; Giant Center, Hershey, Pa.

Highmark members can avoid the long lines at their favorite concerts by using the Highmark Blue Shield Member Express Lane. Simply show your member ID card along with your concert tickets for quick entry. Look for the signs at the main entrance of the Giant Center.

Concerts are added on an ongoing basis. Scheduled concerts to date include:

  • Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Giant Center on Friday, Dec. 18

Highmark Blue Shield serves the 21 counties of central Pennsylvania and the Lehigh Valley.


Sponsor: Highmark
Date: Dec. 11 through Dec. 20
Additional Information: Cultural District

Celebrate the holiday season at Heinz Hall for the annual Highmark Holiday Pops featuring Daniel Meyer, The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh, Three Rivers Ringers — Pittsburgh's premiere handbell group — and Chirs Sanders.

First Night 2016

Sponsor: Highmark
Date: Dec. 31
Location: Pittsburgh
Additional Information: First Night Pittsburgh

Ring in the New Year at Highmark First Night Pittsburgh and enjoy an evening of family entertainment. The largest single-day celebration in the region is celebrating 21 years and offers events at indoor and outdoor locations within the 14-block Cultural District.

United Way

Partner: Highmark Inc.
Locations: Delaware, Pennsylvania, West Virginia and diversified services locations
Date: Ongoing
Additional Information: United Way "Live United" Campaign

Highmark supports the national "Live United" movement by making a corporate commitment to many campaigns in communities where our employees live and work. Local United Ways create long-lasting community change by addressing the underlying causes of the most significant local issues. Common focus areas include helping children and youth achieve their potential, promoting financial stability and independence and improving people's health.