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Planet Mikey: Andrew Dreyfus

Aug 22, 2012|

Andrew Dreyfus, the president and CEO of Blue Cross Blue Shield, stops by to tell Glenn, Michael, and Mikey Adams about a bet between the front offices of Blue Cross Blue Shield and the Boston Red Sox to see which could walk more stairs. Representing the victor, Dreyfus announces a combined contribution of $15,000 to the Jimmy Fund.

Transcript - will not be 100% accurate

Whilst not really Mike Adams a Mike Adams is in the area. Mike Adams in the neighborhood when he's in the neighborhood. Isn't router somewhere that the casket flag -- are talking about OK it -- the -- got the is that not count. No actually actually put the casket flag and they have cell phones that can text can you answered it to zero to do do. It all all in all fairness we we ran out to donate ten dollars we were re not we ran -- -- -- that would it is -- And we are in microphones but that was the issue for. Each one that could -- You could Mikey actually will be on. After the game I heard of less than Zaria Jokester Egon had been cheering them on him. We're going strong to like twelve midnight last night that was -- instruments. Let's bring in Andrew Dreyfus who was the president CEO. Blue cross blue shield. Nice to see him -- great deep in your Glenn thanks for stopping by then you obviously in the business you're -- you know very well with the Jimmy Fund them. With the Dana Farber what they do over there to really work to really an incredible organization and then I think none of us who lived in this area and I I grew up here -- not been touched. By cancer and have not had friends and family members get the needed treatment from the dean of -- from the unit Jimmy Fund which is -- great organization for the whole community. Now we heard that you had a bet with Larry Lucchino. We you know I'm Larry Lucchino and I will -- Tom Menino Mayor Menino last month. And we were announcing our support for Abbas and moves which -- after the mayor has to get the city moving. I get people active walking losing weight. And out Larry trends that made the mistake. Of challenging blue cross front office of the Red Sox vs the front office of blue cross. Three week period who could -- four steps I think you can hear my voice you know who want to the Red Sox finishing fourth again. -- -- they lost that. What happens. They have not been off the wildcard team and then yeah well. So what -- so what was on the -- -- well you know both organizations. A strong supporter is of the Jimmy Fund and Dana Farber and so. We both agreed to make the contributions that to the Dana Farber but the loser. Amid higher contribution together we're giving 151000 dollars -- today for this great. A telethon that -- and that's in the stone thank you very much -- you Larry and if you're right Larry etc. terrific because. As I said you and you know. Where this money goes what it does and and what it means to people's lives and families like lights out there.

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