Excellus BlueCross BlueShield is hosting a Community-Based Organizations Summit on Friday, June 9 from 9:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. at Mohawk Valley Community College Alumni College Center in Utica, NY.

Not-for-profit organizations throughout the Utica and surrounding areas are invited to attend. Experts from Excellus BlueCross BlueShield will share information about funding opportunities, the organization’s health equity strategy, and the impact of community investments and partnerships.

Through breakout sessions, attendees will have the opportunity to meet and connect with other local organizations to discuss social determinants of health and needs within the community.

There is no charge to attend the event, but registration is required.  To register, please email Shayna Keller, Community Investments and Partnerships Manager at Shayna.Keller@excellus.com by Friday, May 26. Space is limited to the first 100 attendees and two representatives per organization.

Excellus BlueCross BlueShield, an independent licensee of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, is a nonprofit health plan with 1.5 million upstate New York members. The company’s mission is to help people live healthier and more secure lives through access to high-quality, affordable health care. Its products and services include cost-saving prescription drug discounts, wellness tracking tools and access to telemedicine. With more than 4,000 employees, the company is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce to foster innovation and better serve its members. It also encourages employees to engage in their communities by providing paid volunteer time off as one of many benefits. To learn more, visit ExcellusBCBS.com.

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