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Oct 11, 2012, 08:44 ET Amerigroup Foundation Presents 'Champion for Children' Award to Texas Sen. Juan Hinojosa

 The Amerigroup Foundation presented Sen. Juan "Chuy" Hinojosa of McAllen, Texas, with its "Champion for Children" award and contributed...


Sep 26, 2012, 16:35 ET Amerigroup Foundation Presents 'Champion for Children' Award to Texas Representative Lois W. Kolkhorst

The Amerigroup Foundation presented Representative Lois W. Kolkhorst of Brenham, Texas, with its "Champion for Children" award in honor of her...


Sep 11, 2012, 08:00 ET Amerigroup Expands Medical Home Initiative in Georgia

 The Amerigroup Foundation announced its support of the Georgia Academy of Family Physicians' (GAFP) second generation of its Patient-centered...


Jul 27, 2012, 17:12 ET Thousands of Uninsured Americans Receive Free Health Care Services at Remote Area Medical (RAM) Expedition in Wise, Va.

Amerigroup Corporation (NYSE: AGP) Chairman and CEO Jim Carlson, along with thirty employees, returned to Wise County, Va., last weekend for the...


Jul 16, 2012, 17:00 ET Amerigroup Foundation Provides $50,000 Grant to Improve Access to Care in Rural Georgia

 Today, the Amerigroup Foundation presented the Georgia Partnership for TeleHealth (GPT) with a $50,000 grant to improve access to quality care...


Oct 10, 2011, 16:21 ET Amerigroup Foundation Presents Grant to Rx Partnership in Virginia

The Amerigroup Foundation today announced that it has provided a $2,500 grant to the Rx Partnership to benefit the Brock Hughes Free Clinic in...


Jul 08, 2011, 08:00 ET Amerigroup Foundation Presents Grant to Rx Partnership

The Amerigroup Foundation recently announced that it has provided a $2,500 check to the Rx Partnership to benefit the Rockbridge Area Free Clinic....


May 16, 2011, 08:00 ET Amerigroup Foundation Supports Health Services for Virginia's Uninsured

The Amerigroup Foundation announced that it will provide more than $150,000 in support of the delivery of health care services to uninsured...


Apr 01, 2011, 08:30 ET Amerigroup Foundation Awards Grant to the Rx Partnership

The Amerigroup Foundation today announced that it has provided a grant of $10,000 to the Rx Partnership in Richmond, Virginia. The grant will be...


Mar 23, 2011, 08:30 ET Amerigroup Foundation Makes a Grant to the Centering Healthcare Institute

The Amerigroup Foundation today announced that, in conjunction with Amerigroup's Public Policy Institute, it has provided a grant of $125,000 to...


Feb 25, 2011, 14:02 ET Amerigroup Theme Song Goes Public

The Amerigroup Foundation announced today that an original song – created to reinforce associates' sense of community and commitment –...


Feb 21, 2011, 18:06 ET Amerigroup Foundation Donates $50,000 to St. Mary's Home for Disabled Children

The Amerigroup Foundation today announced that it donated $50,000 to St. Mary's Home for Disabled Children in Norfolk, Virginia.  The money...


May 22, 2010, 15:15 ET Amerigroup Foundation Applauds Grommet Island Park Grand Opening

The Amerigroup Foundation today joined community leaders and organizations to celebrate the grand opening of "JT's Grommet Island Park and...


May 11, 2010, 15:28 ET Amerigroup Foundation Honors Texas Sen. Judith Zaffirini as a 'Champion for Children'

The Amerigroup Foundation today presented its "Champion for Children" award to Sen. Judith Zaffirini of Laredo, Texas, for her outstanding...


Apr 20, 2010, 13:30 ET Amerigroup Foundation Honors Texas Rep. John Zerwas as a 'Champion for Children'

The Amerigroup Foundation today honored state Rep. John Zerwas of Richmond, Texas, with its "Champion for Children" award, which is part of a...


Apr 08, 2010, 13:00 ET Amerigroup Foundation Honors Texas Sen. Robert Duncan as a 'Champion for Children'

The Amerigroup Foundation today honored Sen. Robert Duncan of Lubbock, Texas, with its "Champion for Children" award, which is part of a national...


Dec 17, 2009, 09:00 ET The Amerigroup Foundation 'Breakfast of Champions' Honors Community Leaders with Boxing Champion Evander Holyfield

The Amerigroup Foundation today honored 12 Hampton Roads-area non-profit organizations at its first 'Breakfast of Champions' awards...


Dec 14, 2009, 14:00 ET Amerigroup Foundation Honors Texas State Rep. Ellen Cohen as a 'Champion for Children'

The Amerigroup Foundation today announced that State Representative Ellen Cohen of Houston has been honored with its "Champion for Children"...


May 14, 2009, 14:13 ET Dr. Emily Abrams Massey of Atlanta Honored as 'Healthy Hero' by the AMERIGROUP Foundation

The AMERIGROUP Foundation today announced that it is honoring Dr. Emily Abrams Massey, principal of Seaborn Lee Elementary School, by designating...


Apr 02, 2009, 16:15 ET Dr. Yvonne Sanders-Butler of Atlanta Honored as 'Healthy Hero' By the AMERIGROUP Foundation

The AMERIGROUP Foundation today announced that it is honoring Dr. Yvonne Sanders-Butler, the founder of Healthy Kids, Smart Kids, by designating...


Feb 26, 2009, 15:31 ET AMERIGROUP Foundation and Union City Board of Education Announce Winners of 'Word About Health' Contest

Statewide Annual Essay Contest Challenged Students to Submit Thoughts About Healthy Living The AMERIGROUP Foundation and Union City Board of...


Dec 17, 2008, 17:09 ET Fredericka Roper of Atlanta Honored as 'Healthy Hero' By the AMERIGROUP Foundation

The AMERIGROUP Foundation announced today that it is honoring Fredericka Roper, a Community Outreach worker at West End Medical Centers, by...


Aug 21, 2008, 01:00 ET Texas State Rep. Sylvester Turner Honored as 'Champion for Children' by The AMERIGROUP Foundation

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., Aug. 21, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- The AMERIGROUP Foundation today announced that State Rep. Sylvester Turner of Houston has...


Mar 26, 2008, 01:00 ET Texas Senator Kirk Watson Honored as 'Champion for Children' by the AMERIGROUP Foundation

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., March 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The AMERIGROUP Foundation today announced that Senator Kirk Watson of Austin, Texas, has been...


Dec 13, 2007, 00:00 ET AMERIGROUP Foundation Awards $100,000 to Grady Health System Foundation in Atlanta

ATLANTA, Dec. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The AMERIGROUP Foundation announced today that it has donated $100,000 to the Henry W. Grady Health System...