Healthfirst Sponsors WBLS-FM Summer Concert Series
BRONX, NY,May 29, 2013 –Healthfirst is sponsoring the 2013 WBLS-FM and 1190 WLIB Summer Concert Series. The series features free concerts open to the public in New York City Parks throughout Manhattan, Queens and Brooklyn from June through August.
Popular R&B, Gospel and Hip Hop performers including gospel legends Shirley Caesar and Hezekiah Walker, R&B sensation Chrisette Michelle, and Hip Hop artist Big Daddy Kane, will grace the stage at Von King Park in Brooklyn, Queensbridge Park, Marcus Garvey Park in Harlem and Summerstage in New York Central Park. Concerts will be held weekday evenings and weekends.
“The 2013 WBLS-FM and 1190 WLIB Summer Concert Series offers a great opportunity for the entire family to come out and enjoy free performances by notable artists in the music world,” said George Hulse, Healthfirst Vice President of External Affairs. “Healthfirst is honored to work with our radio partners to bring this popular event to the communities we serve.”
Concertgoers are invited to visit the Healthfirst booth at each concert to receive health education materials offering tips for healthy living. More information on the concert series and a complete calendar listing will be posted on the WBLS-FM and 1190 WLIB websites at www.wbls.com and www.wlib.com, and the Healthfirst website at www.healthfirst.org.
Established in 1993, Healthfirst is a not-for-profit managed care organization that offers low or no-cost health insurance to eligible individuals and families living in the New York metropolitan area and New Jersey. It provides a variety of government-sponsored health insurance programs, including New York State's Child Health Plus, Family Health Plus, and Medicaid, as well as Medicare Advantage. The Healthfirst family of companies includes Healthfirst in New York, Healthfirst NJ in New Jersey, and Senior Health Partners (SHP), a managed long term care plan serving Medicaid-eligible clients in New York City. For more information, visit the company's websites at www.healthfirst.org and www.healthfirstnj.org.
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