NEW YORK, NY (October 18, 2013) — EmblemHealth, the largest New York-based health insurer and wellness company, honored six nonprofit organizations during its fourth “Commitment to Care Lecture & Award Series” on Tuesday, October 8 at the Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA).
The Commitment to Care program recognizes nonprofit organizations committed to enhancing the lives of countless individuals throughout New York City. EmblemHealth hosted the evening reception, lecture and awards ceremony to celebrate these organizations.
Featured speaker Sana Hashmi, Director of Health Care Reform and Product Design, EmblemHealth, shared information on health care reform, NY State of Health, the official health plan marketplace, and provided tips on how nonprofit leaders can use health care reform to enhance their missions and benefit the community.
Following the lecture, honorees were recognized and presented with an award by EmblemHealth representatives.
“I’ve had the pleasure of personally knowing many of these nonprofits that are building a lasting foundation crucial to the future success of New York through their unflagging efforts and dedication,” said Charles P. Wang, President, China AIDS Fund; Member, EmblemHealth Board of Directors and the event’s award presenter. “EmblemHealth shares in their commitment as we move forward and continue to make positive changes in the Chinese and Asian-American communities we serve.”
The evening’s awards and honorees were:
|•||Commitment to Care Award for Funding Access to Health Care in Asian-American Communities
CAMS-CAIPA Community Service Fund
|•||Commitment to Care Award for Delivering Quality, Culturally Relevant and Affordable Health Care to Underserved Asian Americans
Charles B. Wang Community Health Center
|•||Commitment to Care Award for Improving the Health and Wellbeing of Chinese-American Youth
Chinese-American Planning Council
|•||Commitment to Care Award for Empowering Asian Pacific Americans to Build a Strong Community
Coalition for Asian American Children & Families
|•||Commitment to Care Award for Advocating for the Social Wellbeing of Asian Pacific Americans
Organization of Chinese Americans — New York Chapter
|•||Commitment to Care Award for Providing Integrated Services that Strengthen Families
|Front Row (Left to Right): Eliza Ng, MD, Senior Medical Director, EmblemHealth; David Chen, Executive Director, Chinese-American Planning Council; Jane Eng, Chief Executive Officer, Charles B. Wang Community Health Center; Elizabeth R. OuYang, President, Organization of Chinese Americans – New York Chapter; Karen Kithan Yau, Executive Director, Coalition for Asian American Children & Families; and Melissa Aase, Executive Director, University Settlement. Back Row (Left to Right): David Mahder, Vice President, Marketing and Communications, EmblemHealth; Charles P. Wang, President, China AIDS Fund and Member, EmblemHealth Board of Directors; Dr. George Liu, President, CAMS-CAIPA Community Service Fund; and Nicholas Kambolis, General Counsel, EmblemHealth.|
|Charles P. Wang, President, China AIDS Fund and Member, EmblemHealth Board of Directors; and Dr. George Liu, President, and Peggy Sheng, Office Administrator, CAMS-CAIPA Community Service Fund.||Betty Cheng, Chief Operating Officer, and Jane Eng, Chief Executive Officer, Charles B. Wang Community Health Center.||Lorraine Ng, Manager, EmblemHealth Neighborhood Care Chinatown, and Annie Wu, Manager, EmblemHealth.|
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