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AMERIGROUP to Participate in National Disability Mentoring Day
Date:10/16/2007

Company Will Host Students from Local Public Schools for Career Development

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., Oct. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AMERIGROUP Corporation (NYSE: AGP) will host more than 50 high school students this week at its National Support Center in Virginia Beach as part of the Company's participation in National Disability Mentoring Day. The effort, presented nationally by the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) and locally by the Norfolk (Virginia) Public School System, involves pairing teenage students with disabilities with AMERIGROUP employees in the students' chosen areas of career interest.

"This event is a great opportunity for us to open our doors to a generation that is excited to learn about what our individual employees contribute and accomplish on a daily basis for our members," said James G. Carlson, AMERIGROUP President and Chief Executive Officer. "What's more, it's an opportunity to show that the abilities and skills that we each possess can be put to use in a variety of ways for a company such as AMERIGROUP, which partners with federal and state governments to serve the public -- specifically by ensuring that the best care possible is available for the financially vulnerable, seniors and people with disabilities."

National Disability Mentoring Day is Wednesday, October 17 and represents a partnership between the AAPD and the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Disability Employment Policy, as well as numerous corporations nationwide. The program began at the White House in 1999 to promote career development for students and job-seekers with disabilities through job-shadowing and hands-on career exploration.

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