FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, August 24, 2007

PacificSource Health Plans Among Emerald Awards Finalists in Community Caring Category

Eugene, Ore. — The Eugene Area Chamber of Commerce has named PacificSource Health Plans one of three finalist in the Community Caring category of the fourth annual Emerald Awards. Each finalist will be honored and award winners will be announced at a celebration at the Hult Center on September 25, 2007.

The Emerald Awards honors businesses in Eugene/Springfield area that contribute to our community’s vitality and quality of life by implementing sustainable business practices. The award categories include community caring, environmental values, growth and innovation.

PacificSource Health Plans is a finalist in the Community Caring category for their organizational culture, which fosters a commitment to enhancing the quality of life in the communities it serves. Whether through its foundation, employee involvement, or community giving program, PacificSource demonstrates a sincere commitment to improving the quality of life both here in Lane County and throughout the Pacific Northwest. Read the entire PacificSource nomination.

PacificSource Health Plans is based in Eugene, Ore., with offices in Portland, Bend and Medford, Ore., and Boise, Idaho. Founded in 1933, PacificSource provides medical and dental benefits to more than 4,000 Pacific Northwest employers and covers more than 151,000 people with its group and individual health insurance plans. It also provides self-funded employee benefit plans, flexible spending accounts, HRAs, and COBRA administration services through its subsidiaries Manley Services and Select Benefit Administrators. PacificSource and its subsidiaries employ 324 people. For more information, visit www.pacificsource.com or call (800) 624-6052.

To reserve seats to attend the Emerald Award celebration or to learn more about the Emerald Awards, visit http://www.eugenechamber.com/emerald.htm or contact the Eugene Area Chamber of Commerce at 541-484-1314.

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