Wellington’s Micheal Pinkney Honored By Molina Healthcare

Wellington resident Micheal Pinkney was recently honored by Molina Healthcare of Florida for his volunteerism and service at the fourth annual Community Champions Awards.

Pinkney is the executive director of the Salvation Army Northwest Community Center. Through his role, he has been able to unite organizations to work together for the common cause of uplifting the less fortunate.

His other efforts include establishing an after-school program that serves more than 80 children from the inner city, and a summer camp that serves more than 100 kids every year. Pinkney is also a coach at Cardinal Newman High School, where he has opened numerous doors for students to receive scholarships and access to the skills and training they can use to their full potential.

“We are proud to recognize Micheal as a Community Champions winner,” said David Pollack, president of Molina Healthcare of Florida. “His dedication and willingness to go above and beyond to help people in need is inspirational and has made a significant impact in our community.”

Established to honor the memory of Molina Healthcare’s founder Dr. C. David Molina, the Community Champions program spotlights the good deeds of everyday heroes in their communities. Molina has been hosting the Community Champions Awards for seven years in the states that it operates. The winners are nominated by community-based organizations. Honorees also receive a $1,000 grant to give to deserving nonprofit organizations as part of their award. Pinkney presented his grant to the Salvation Army.

Molina Healthcare Inc., a Fortune 500 company, provides quality and cost-effective Medicaid-related solutions to meet the healthcare needs of low-income families and individuals and to assist state agencies in their administration of the Medicaid program.

The company’s licensed health plans in California, Florida, Michigan, New Mexico, Ohio, Texas, Utah, Washington and Wisconsin currently serve approximately 1.8 million members, and its subsidiary, Molina Medicaid Solutions, provides business processing and information technology administrative services to Medicaid agencies in Idaho, Louisiana, Maine, New Jersey and West Virginia, and drug rebate administration services in Florida.

More information about Molina Healthcare is available at www.molinahealthcare.com.

ABOVE: (Left to right) Honoree Micheal Pinkney with Glen Bogner and David Pollack of Molina Healthcare.