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EmblemHealth Honors Nonprofits With Commitment to Care Awards

Inaugural event recognizes organizations for their contributions
to Harlem

NEW YORK, NY (March 13, 2013) — EmblemHealth, the largest New York-based health insurer, honored seven nonprofit organizations during the company's inaugural "Commitment to Care — Lecture and Award Series" event on Wednesday, March 6.

The evening reception, lecture and awards ceremony was held at The Studio Museum in Harlem. Following a lecture by Michael Maslansky, CEO of maslansky + partners and author of The Language of Trust: Selling Ideas in a World of Skeptics, honorees were recognized by EmblemHealth representatives.

"These nonprofit organizations represent the soul of New York City. EmblemHealth is proud to recognize their tireless efforts and successes in building a more caring, more vibrant Harlem," said Charlene Maher, Chief Marketing Officer of EmblemHealth and the event's master of ceremonies.

The Commitment to Care program was created by EmblemHealth to recognize New York City nonprofit organizations for their contributions to the communities they serve. The evening's awards and honorees were:

  • Commitment to Care Award for Community Building in Harlem
    Abyssinian Development Corporation
  • Commitment to Care Award of Excellence for Youth Support Services
    The Brotherhood/Sister Sol
  • Commitment to Care Award for Fighting Hunger in Harlem
    Food Bank NYC
  • Commitment to Care Award for their Contribution and Support of Harlem
    Friends of Harlem Hospital
  • Commitment to Care Award for Promoting Business Development in Harlem
    The Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce
  • Commitment to Care Award for Services to Our Youth
    Harlem RBI
  • Commitment to Care Award for the Preservation of Black Culture
    Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

EmblemHealth Neighborhood Care, one convenient location for health guidance and benefit experts, recently opened in Harlem at 215 W. 125th Street. For more information about EmblemHealth Neighborhood Care, including upcoming health and wellness events open to the public, please visit www.emblemhealth.com/EHNC.

About EmblemHealth
EmblemHealth, Inc., through its companies Group Health Incorporated (GHI) and HIP Health Plan of New York (HIP), provides quality health care coverage and administrative services to approximately 3.4 million people. Groups and individuals can choose from a variety of PPO, EPO and HMO plans, as well as coverage for prescription drugs and dental and vision care. EmblemHealth offers a choice of networks, including quality doctors and other health care professionals throughout the region, leading acute care hospitals across the tristate area, and physicians and hospitals across all 50 states. For more information, visit www.emblemhealth.com.

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