young Amber Blomberg and her brother

Supporting Rural Communities

This article was written by Amber Blomberg, Manager of the BCBSND Caring Foundation and Community Partnerships. Supporting rural communities is important. I know this firsthand. I grew up on a farm in a small rural community, population 1,302. Eight minutes to town, 20 minutes to school and 45 minutes to the nearest “big city” with…
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Getting Active And Supporting Our Community

It can be easy to put off being physically active while juggling a busy work schedule, getting the kids to soccer practice and running errands. That’s one of the reasons we take steps to help employees to get up and move, from onsite fitness classes to encouraging employees to take walks on their lunch breaks.…
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Noridian Employees Lace Up For Frostival 2016 Almost 3K

By Lonna Whiting It wasn’t the camels that stole the show on Saturday at the Red River Zoo. It was the more than 80 runners and walkers who showed up to slip and slide their way around the Frostival 2016 Almost 3K course, which was cosponsored by BCBSND. Several Noridian employees from the Fargo area…
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I’m Going To Frostival And Here’s Why You Should, Too

Unlike most North Dakotans, I don’t complain about the cold. In fact, I usually tell people to take a chill pill about the wind chill. Get down with layering up. Shivering is just the cold keeping you awake. OK, so that last one is a stretch. But if you read a recent BCBSND blog I…
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Delivering New Shoes To Schools

Some of our employees volunteered this week to sort and pack up boxes of new running shoes that will be donated to deserving kids in the Fargo-Moorhead area. The shoes started being distributed to elementary schools in Fargo, West Fargo and Moorhead this week as part of the Shoes for Kids program. Our company helps…
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