STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – The SINY Women’s Health & Wellness Fair was greeted with enthusiasm and bustling activity by participants and visitors during its recent inaugural debut.
The admission-free event, held April 26 at the Hilton Garden Inn, Bloomfield, attracted approximately 300 consumers and business people, who explored nearly 50 stations featuring leading medical industry experts; traditional and holistic resources and products, and the latest information on health insurance options.
“For a first-time run, the expo exceeded our expectations,” said Carmelo DeFranco, president of New York City (NYC) Business Group, whose Travis-based insurance agency co-organized the health event with the Richmond County Chapter of New York State Women, Inc. “Expectations are now running high as I look forward to making the SINY Women’s Health & Wellness Fair an annual event for the continued benefit of our community.”
A variety of guest speakers, in addition to DeFranco, addressed the audience during the seven-hour event on behalf of their organizations or enterprises, including: Francis Ferrari, Richmond County Chapter of New York State Woman, Inc; Leslie Langworthy, Johnson & Langworthy, P.C., Attorneys at Law; Donna Milone, Transplant Support Organization of Staten Island; Rachael Norman, The Fit Employee; Steven Maguire, RN Staffing Solutions; Eileen Reiman, dōTERRA® Natural Solutions for Healthy Living, and Diana Dolce, Inspirational Healing Center.
Platinum Sponsors of the SINY Women’s Health & Wellness Fair included: Joseph P. Santiamo, M.D.; Drs. Vincent Sottile, Daniel Megna, Lawrence Mancino and Lawrence J. Langan; Richmond Behavioral Associates; Steven Guagliardo, D.C., Staten Island Wellness Care; Aetna Medicare; Fidelis Care New York; United Healthcare; Visiting Nurse Association of Staten Island; The Fit Employee; RN Staffing Solutions LLC, and Zen Health and Wellness Inc.
Participating vendors included a variety of enterprise types, such as: Northfield Savings Bank; Laura Gotlin Yoga; Relax Be Healthy; Visiting Nurse Association of Staten Island; Danielle Catarino, Young Living Essential Oils; Living Well Pharmacy; Zen Health & Wellness; Richmond Behavioral Associates; Caren Schagren Cooper, Isagenix®; Johnson & Langworthy, P.C., Attorneys at Law; Muscle Maker Grill – Staten Island; The Fit Employee; PROMEES USA; It Works!®; LuLaRoe With Kim And Fran; Charles Pfeiffer Inc.; Ultimate Fitness and Wellness; Transplant Support Organization of Staten Island; A.F. Bennett Salon and Wellness Spa; Precious Movements Physical Therapy, P.C.; Eileen Reiman, dōTERRA® Natural Solutions for Healthy Living; Inspirational Healing Center; Restore to Wellness; ComeForCare; Staten Island Multiple Myeloma Support Group; Physical Advantage P.C.; Inner Light Healings; Pampered Chef Gina Hansen, Wig Fairies, and VISIONS – Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired.
The SINY Women’s Health & Wellness Fair may be visited on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/SINY-Womens-Health-and-Wellness-Fair-179943765954324.
For learn more about the fair, contact Carmelo DeFranco, president of NYC Business Group (718-554-3425, service@NYCBusinessGroup.com) or Frances Ferrari, vice president and program chair of New York State Women, Inc., Richmond County Chapter (917-335-2766, firstname.lastname@example.org).
About Richmond County Chapter of New York State Women, Inc.
The Richmond County Chapter of New York State Women, Inc., is a local presence of an organization that grew out of the National Federation of Business and Professional Women’s Clubs, which was founded in July 1919. The mission of the group is to build powerful women personally, professionally and politically.
About New York City (NYC) Business Group
New York City (NYC) Business Group is a Staten Island, N.Y.-headquartered insurance agency specializing in group-health plans; businessowners policies (BOP), and commercial property insurance. The company serves thousands of businesses, and tens of thousands of employees and Part D/Medigap recipients throughout the New York region.