DURHAM, N.C. – Wool E. Bull and Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina present “Wool E. Wellness”, a free educational program showcasing how to live a healthy lifestyle through proper nutrition, exercise and sleep.

This program is available for all elementary schools in Durham, Wake and Orange Counties and consists of school visit from Wool E. Bull, show highlighting proper wellness practices, giveaways from the Bulls and Blue Cross NC and opportunities for unique experiences at Durham Bulls Athletic Park during the 2023 season.

“The Durham Bulls are proud to partner with Blue Cross NC to help educate youth on healthy lifestyle habits”, said Michael Ward, Durham Bulls Director of Marketing and Communications. “Proper wellness starts at a young age, and with the help of Wool E. Bull, Blue Cross NC and area schools, we can positively impact the health of youth in the Triangle.”

“Access to nutritious foods is integral to preventing diseases like diabetes and high blood pressure,” said Cheryl Parquet, director, Community Engagement and Marketing Activation at Blue Cross NC. “Teaching local youth healthy recipes and basic kitchen techniques is an opportunity to help improve health outcomes for the future of North Carolina.”

Interested schools can click here to learn more about the program and schedule a show or call Eric Topolewski with the Durham Bulls at 919.687.6533.