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
· 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.
Photo credit 1-4: 1). Earl “The Pearl” Monroe; Corwin Breeden, President, Friends of Harlem Hospital; and Charlene Maher, Chief Marketing Officer, EmblemHealth. 2). Christa Hill, Community Liaison, EmblemHealth Neighborhood Care and Johnny Rivera, Director of Community and Government Affairs, Harlem RBI. 3). Khary Lazarre-White, Esq., Executive Director & Co-Founder, The Brotherhood/Sister Sol and Greg Johnson, Director of EmblemHealth’s Care for the Family Caregiver. 4). Earl “The Pearl” Monroe; Charlene Maher, Chief Marketing Officer, EmblemHealth; and Lloyd Williams, President and CEO, The Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce.