BCBSF: Rodriguez A ‘Blue Angel’
NEW ORLEANS – Anselmo Rodriguez has been selected as a “Blue Angel” at the Blue Cross Blue Shield Foundation’s 2017 Angel Awards® Gala, on Monday, Oct. 16, for his work with the Rotary Club of Baton Rouge’s CHOICES program, which equips students with important tools for financial, career and time management skills.
The Angel Award® honors everyday people doing extraordinary good to meet the physical, emotional, creative or spiritual needs of Louisiana’s kids. Since 1995, the Foundation has recognized more than 160 of these outstanding individuals. Each Angel Award® also provides much-needed resources — a $20,000 grant for each Angel’s nonprofit charity.
Past honorees, ranging in age from 17 to 93, have been coaches, teachers, clergy, doctors, homemakers, entrepreneurs and others. They’ve served as volunteers, staff and board members of exceptional nonprofits working to benefits kids. What they have in common is an unselfish contribution of time and energy to improve the welfare of Louisiana children.