Healthfirst Sponsors WBLS-FM 2013 Circle of Sisters Expo
Presenting the “Taking Care of You: Putting Your Health First” Health Panel
NEW YORK, NY,October 1, 2013 – Healthfirst is sponsoring the WBLS-FM 2013 Circle of Sisters Expo held at the Jacob Javits Center from October 19-20. Celebrating its 9th year, the annual two-day event is New York’s largest expo for women of color featuring a host of speakers, authors, seminars, R&B and gospel concerts, and over 200 exhibitors.
Healthfirst will host the speaker panel, “Taking Care of You: Putting Your Health First”, on Sunday, October 20 from 11:30am-1:15pm. Panelists will provide important tips and educational tools for developing a healthier lifestyle. George Hulse, Healthfirst Vice President of External Affairs, will give opening remarks.
During the Expo, visitors at the Healthfirst exhibit hall booths #701, 800 and 801 will be able to speak with Healthfirst representatives about health care reform plans, meet celebrity chef Jeff Vaden, and enjoy free massages and face painting for children. On Saturday, October 19 in Room 1D03/04, Healthfirst will host a Health Care Reform workshop from 1:45pm-2:15pm to educate the public on the health benefit exchange, followed by a free workout session from 2:15pm-2:45pm with fitness trainer Leo Wright.
“Now in our third year sponsoring the Circle of Sisters Expo, Healthfirst is proud to provide thousands of attendees important health information and life-saving tips,” said Mr. Hulse. “We look forward to presenting this year’s health panel, nutrition and exercise advice from our corporate partners and a host of activities at our booth throughout this two-day event.”
Established in 1993, Healthfirst is a not-for-profit managed care organization offering health insurance to individuals and families living in the New York metropolitan area. It provides a variety of low-cost or free government-sponsored health insurance, including New York State Medicaid, Child Health Plus, and managed long term care, as well as Medicare Advantage. It is also a Qualified Health Plan on the New York State of Health: The Official Health Plan Marketplace. For more information, visit the company's websites at www.healthfirst.organd www.healthfirstnj.org.
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