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Sunshine Health Partners With The YMCA Of Broward As A Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 10th Anniversary Sponsor

SUNRISE, Fla., Jan. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunshine Health, a subsidiary of Centene Corporation, was pleased to support the YMCA of Broward County as its Dr. Martin Luther King (MLK), Jr. 10th Anniversary Sponsor this year. 

"It is an honor and a privilege to lend our support to the YMCA of Broward County as they celebrate the remarkable legacy of a man who tirelessly fought for equality and acceptance for so many," said Chris Paterson, CEO of Sunshine Health.  "We pride ourselves on developing relationships with community partners, like the YMCA, that have a direct and positive impact on the communities they serve."  Part of Sunshine Health's mission is to help its community by supporting better health outcomes for each of its members.

Sunshine Health CEO, Chris Paterson offered welcome remarks at Friday morning's breakfast and introduced the 10th Anniversary Award Winner, Calvin Hughes.  Following the award ceremony, the YMCA of Broward welcomed Ambassador Andrew Young, a key strategist and negotiator during the Civil Rights Movement, to give the keynote address.

This sponsorship kicks off a yearlong partnership between Sunshine Health and the YMCA of Broward County.

About Sunshine Health

Sunshine Health is a Medicaid managed care health plan, serving Florida members since 2009.  As one of the largest medical benefit administrators, offering coordinated care and a network of support, we are committed to improving the health of the community, one person at a time.  Sunshine Health is a wholly owned subsidiary of Centene Corporation, a leading multi-line healthcare enterprise offering both core Medicaid and specialty services.  For more information about Sunshine Health, please visit us on the Web at www.sunshinehealth.com.

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Beth Nunnally


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Phone: (850) 510-9371

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