Harmony Hosts Fall Fun Festival For The Austin Community

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Harmony Health Plan is hosting a Fall Fun Festival for Chicago’s Austin community on Oct. 26.

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Harmony Health Plan, a subsidiary of WellCare Health Plans, Inc., (NYSE: WCG) is hosting a Fall Fun Festival for Chicago’s Austin community on Oct. 26. The festival is free and open to the public. It will feature family-friendly activities such as balloon animals, magic, face painting, arts and crafts, health information and a special performance by the Jesse White Tumblers. The event also includes food, music, games and raffle prizes. It will take place between 12:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. in the auditorium at La Follette Park, 1333 N. Laramie Ave.

“Harmony is dedicated to the health and wellbeing of our members and communities,” said Dave Reynolds, WellCare’s region president for Conn., Ill., Mo., N.J., N.Y., and Ohio. “The Harmony Fall Fun Festival is a great way for us to provide the Austin community with important health information and a day of family fun.”

The Austin community area, six square miles in Chicago’s Cook County, is one of Chicago’s largest by geographic size and population. It is home to approximately 100,000 people, with 27 percent living below the poverty level, according to the Illinois Poverty Report. In addition to events like the Fall Fun Festival, Harmony supports this community through donations and volunteer efforts.

About Harmony Health Plan
Harmony Health Plan, a subsidiary of WellCare Health Plans, Inc., provides managed care services targeted to government-sponsored health care programs, focusing on Medicaid and Medicare. The company works with doctors, hospitals, governments and communities to provide quality, cost-effective health care solutions. As of June 30, 2013, Harmony serves more than 179,000 members in 18 counties in Illinois.

About WellCare Health Plans, Inc.
WellCare Health Plans, Inc. provides managed care services targeted to government-sponsored health care programs, focusing on Medicaid and Medicare. Headquartered in Tampa, Fla., WellCare offers a variety of health plans for families, children, and the aged, blind, and disabled, as well as prescription drug plans. The company serves approximately 2.8 million members nationwide as of June 30, 2013. For more information about WellCare, please visit the company's website at http://www.wellcare.com.

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