Healthfirst Sponsors Circle of Sisters 2016

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Presenting the Healthfirst Culinary Corner Featuring Celebrity Chefs

NEW YORK, NY, October 3, 2016 Healthfirst is proud to sponsor Circle of Sisters 2016 being held on Saturday, October 15 and Sunday, October 16, 2016 at the Jacob Javits Convention Center. Produced and hosted by WBLS-FM, HOT 97, WLIB-AM, and Emmis Communications, the annual two-day event—New York’s largest expo for women of color—features a star-studded list of speakers, celebrated authors, informative seminars, R&B and gospel concerts, and more than 300 exhibitors.

Healthfirst is the presenting sponsor of the Culinary Corner, hosted by WBLS/WLIB celebrity chef Nikki Shaw. Celebrity chefs like Melba Wilson and Pat Neely, and legendary personalities like John Salley, will grace the Culinary Corner stage to share their simple cooking techniques and provide delicious samples of their famous dishes, ranging from southern cuisine to vegan delights. Healthfirst corporate partners holistic nutritionist Nicole Spence and fitness trainer Leo Wright will be on-site sharing essential tips on leading a healthy lifestyle.

“Healthfirst is proud to partner with Circle of Sisters 2016 to celebrate and bring together women from diverse backgrounds for two days of empowering sessions focused on sharing health and wellness information and resources,” said George Hulse, Healthfirst Vice President of Community Engagement.

During the expo, visitors to Healthfirst exhibit hall booth #1121 will receive important health education materials and enjoy complimentary massages. Stop by for free face painting for the kids and giveaways for the entire family!

For more information on the Circle of Sisters 2016 Expo, visit www.circleofsisters.com.

About Healthfirst

Healthfirst is a not-for-profit health insurance company sponsored by some of the most prestigious hospitals and healthcare systems in New York. It serves almost 1.2 million members in New York City and in Long Island through government-sponsored programs including Child Health Plus, Medicaid, Medicare Advantage, and Managed Long Term Care (Senior Health Partners), as well as through private health plans including Healthfirst Leaf and Qualified Health Plans, offered on NY State of Health, The Official Health Plan Marketplace. It now offers The Essential Plan, lower-cost health plan options for qualifying individuals. For the second year in a row, Healthfirst is a 4-Star Medicare Advantage plan and has 5 Stars for quality on the NY State of Health, The Official Health Plan Marketplace.

For more information on Healthfirst, visit www.healthfirst.org. To learn more about Healthfirst Healthy Living, visit www.hfhealthliving.com.

Contact:
Channell Mellish
Healthfirst
212-803-1856
CMellish@Healthfirst.org

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