Passport becomes presenting sponsor of Bellarmine’s Knights in Action student-athlete community service group

BellarminePassport Health Plan has signed on to be the presenting sponsor of the Bellarmine University Knights in Action, a group of student-athletes who participate in community service events.

The Bellarmine University Knights in Action comprises representatives from each athletic team, along with the dance team and the cheer squad. The group meets monthly to discuss sport-related issues and concerns affecting student-athletes, and serves as the direct link between student-athletes, the administration, and the NCAA.

“We give a face to Bellarmine Athletics through our community service projects and fundraisers for Make-A-Wish,” said Pam Stackhouse, Associate Director of Bellarmine University Athletics. “Our goals are to be one voice for Bellarmine student-athletes. We strive to achieve greatness not only in the classroom and fields of competition, but also throughout the community. We work hard to maintain a positive image for Bellarmine through our community outreach projects as we promote and support Knights Nation.”

“At Passport, we take pride in working with community advocates and local providers to make a difference in the lives of the people we serve,” said Passport Health Plan CEO Mark B. Carter. “That’s why this partnership with the dedicated student-athletes in the Knights in Action program made perfect sense. Together, we can help all Kentuckians live healthier lives.”

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Passport Health Plan becomes sponsor of University of Kentucky’s “CATS in the Community” student-athlete service group

CATS in the Community LogoPassport Health Plan has signed on to be the presenting sponsor of the University of Kentucky “CATS in the Community” group of student-athletes who participate in community service events.

“CATS in the Community” offers student-athletes the opportunity to volunteer their time to help those in the community. During the 2014-15 academic year, student-athletes volunteered over 4,300 hours of their time to community service in addition to going to class, attending practice, studying, and traveling to tournaments.

“At Passport, we take pride in working with local providers and community advocates to make a difference in the lives of the people we serve,” said Passport CEO Mark B. Carter. “That’s why this partnership with the UK CATS in the Community group of dedicated student-athletes just made perfect sense. Together, we can help all Kentuckians live healthier lives.”

“I’m honored to work with a first-class organization such as Passport Health Plan,” said Dustin Lewis, UK Life Skills Coordinator. “Passport is an industry leader and has always supported community-service initiatives in our state. Our student-athletes volunteer between 4,000 and 5,000 hours each year, so I’m excited that this partnership will recognize some deserving individuals who work hard to make this community a better place.”

If you have an organization and are interested in requesting some student-athlete volunteers to work with your group, please go online to catsacademics.com/services/community-outreach or send an email to Dustin Lewis at Dustin.Lewis@uky.edu.

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Passport Sponsors University of Kentucky’s Student-Athlete Community Service Group

CATS in the Community LogoPassport has signed on to be the presenting sponsor of the University of Kentucky “CATS in the Community” group of student-athletes who participate in community service events around the Greater Lexington area.

“CATS in the Community” offers student-athletes the opportunity to volunteer their time to help those in the community, according to the official website.

During the 2013-14 academic year, student-athletes volunteered over 4,300 hours of their time to community service in addition to going to class, attending practice, studying, and traveling to tournaments.

And if you’re in Lexington on Friday, October 16, be sure to stop by and say hi to Passport at the Big Blue Madness event for the UK men’s and women’s basketball teams at Rupp Arena! (For those who can’t make it, the SEC Network will air the event, making the first time it will be televised live and in its entirety on a national platform.) The event begins at 7 p.m.