For Immediate Release
June 07, 2012
(BPRW) Gantt Center, UnitedHealthcare Celebrate Black Music Month with Movie Classics Series
- • Innovative partnership helps Charlotte-area seniors, other Medicare beneficiaries and their caregivers learn more about their health care options • Campaign kicks off Sunday, June 10, with special screening of “Carmen: A Hip Hopera” -
(BLACK PR WIRE)--CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June is Black Music Month, and UnitedHealthcare and the Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture are again offering the Black Classic Cinema Series, a monthly program showcasing works of black cinema.
The new campaign kicks off Sunday, June 10, at the Gantt Center with a special screening of “Carmen: A Hip Hopera,” a 2001 musical based on Georges Bizet’s 1875 opera and directed by Robert Townsend. In addition, UnitedHealthcare will host an informational Medicare education session, featuring UnitedHealthcare representatives and community leaders, to help Charlotte-area seniors, other Medicare beneficiaries and their caregivers learn more about their health care options.
Additional seminars will be held at the Gantt Center, Charlotte-area churches and community centers throughout the year.
UnitedHealthcare and the Gantt Center launched the Black Classic Cinema Series in 2011.
“UnitedHealthcare is honored to celebrate Black Music Month and again join the Gantt Center in assisting Charlotte-area seniors, other Medicare beneficiaries and their caregivers learn more about their health care options,” said Donna Reynolds, North Carolina executive director, UnitedHealthcare Medicare & Retirement. “We hope to make it easier for people to get the information they need to make informed decisions regarding their health care coverage by attending these educational and entertaining events.”
“To choose the right Medicare plan, it’s important to understand your options,” said David R. Taylor, Gantt Center president and CEO. “We are excited to once again work with UnitedHealthcare on this important Medicare education initiative.”
For more information about UnitedHealthcare’s Medicare informational efforts, visit www.MedicareMadeClear.com. For more information about UnitedHealthcare/Gantt Center partnership, visit www.ganttcenter.org.
About The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts +Culture
Founded in 1974, Charlotte’s Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture (formerly the Afro-American Cultural Center) exists to present, preserve and celebrate the art, history and culture of African-Americans and those of African descent through dance, music, visual and literary arts, film, educational programs, theatre productions and community outreach. Named for Harvey B. Gantt, the prominent Charlotte architect and community leader and former Mayor of Charlotte, the Center is housed in an inspired and distinguished award-winning structure and is home to the nationally celebrated John and Vivian Hewitt Collection of African-American art. Please visit www.ganttcenter.org.
UnitedHealthcare is dedicated to helping people nationwide live healthier lives by simplifying the health care experience, meeting consumer health and wellness needs, and sustaining trusted relationships with care providers. The company offers the full spectrum of health benefit programs for individuals, employers and Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries, and contracts directly with more than 650,000 physicians and care professionals and 5,000 hospitals nationwide. UnitedHealthcare serves more than 38 million people and is one of the businesses of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH), a diversified Fortune 50 health and well-being company.
This event is only for educational purposes and no plan-specific benefits or details will be shared.
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