National Museum of Industrial History Receives Education Grant from Capital BlueCross

BETHLEHEM, PA – The National Museum of Industrial History is pleased to announce that Capital BlueCross has awarded $2,500 in funding through the Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) program to the Museum’s youth educational initiatives. This support will provide access to meaningful STEM and social history learning opportunities for public school students in the Lehigh Valley community.

“At Capital BlueCross, we are proud to be an active community partner and lend our support to local cultural and educational resources like the National Museum of Industrial History,” said Capital BlueCross President and CEO Gary D. St. Hilaire. “We strongly believe in giving back to the communities we serve, and this is one of the many ways we do that.”

“The Commonwealth’s EITC program is a great way for businesses to help the Museum provide quality educational experiences,” said Kara Mohsinger, NMIH President and CEO. “Through the generosity of Capital BlueCross, we are able to deepen students’ understanding of our local and national industrial history and inspire future generations of inventors and innovators.”

For more information about the EITC Program or supporting educational programs at the Museum, please contact Megan Pildis, Director of Development at 610-694-6636.

About Capital BlueCross

For more than 80 years, Capital BlueCross has served the Lehigh Valley and Central Pennsylvania by offering health insurance products, services and technology solutions that provide peace of mind to consumers and promote health and wellness for our members. We deliver innovative solutions through a family of diversified businesses to create healthier futures and lower healthcare costs. Additionally, our Capital Blue health and wellness centers provide in-person service and inspiration to help people reach their
health goals.

Capital BlueCross has been named Best in Member Satisfaction Among Commercial Health Plans in Pennsylvania by J.D. Power, and has scored higher than all health insurance providers publicly measured in the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) for five consecutive years. Capital BlueCross is an independent licensee of the BlueCross BlueShield Association. For more information, visit capbluecross.com.

About the National Museum of Industrial History
A Smithsonian Institution-affiliate, the National Museum of Industrial History is dedicated to forging a connection between America’s industrial past and the innovations of today by educating the public and inspiring the visionaries of tomorrow. Housed in the 100-year-old former Bethlehem Steel Electric Repair Shop on the vibrant SteelStacks campus, the Museum is home to exciting exhibits and engaging programs. For more information on NMIH visit www.nmih.org

Media Contact:
Glenn Koehler
Director of Marketing and Public Relations
National Museum of Industrial History
gkoehler@nmih.org
610.573.3579 (cell)

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Glenn Koehler
Director of Marketing and Public Relations
National Museum of Industrial History

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