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Catholic Health, Roswell Park partner to host vendor fair for women, veteran, minority and local business enterprises

by jmaloni

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Mon, Sep 23rd 2013 07:00 am

In an effort to increase partnerships between women, veteran, minority and local businesses within Western New York, Catholic Health and Roswell Park Cancer Institute will host a vendor fair on Wednesday, Oct. 9, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Millennium Hotel, located at 2040 Walden Ave., Cheektowaga.

The vendor fair is free and open to area business and purchasing professionals from Catholic Health, Roswell Park and other business organizations in Western New York. The event will include:

  • Guest speakers discussing business industry trends.
  • Details on how to become a certified minority or women owned vendor with New York state.
  • Networking opportunities with attendees across many industries.
  • Vendors showcasing their business, products and service offerings to those who make purchasing decisions.

A variety of vendors will be in attendance who specialize in various disciplines, including but not limited to, architecture, engineering, medical supply sales and service, cleaning and environmental services, property management and trucking services. If interested in attending, contact Maria Rivera, diversity program assistant at Roswell Park, at [email protected] or 716-845-4567.

As one of the largest health systems in Western New York, Catholic Health serves nearly half a million patients and residents across its network of hospitals, subacute and long-term care facilities, primary care centers, home care agencies, diagnostic and treatment centers, adult homes, and rehabilitation centers. Its hospital network includes Kenmore Mercy Hospital, Mercy Hospital of Buffalo, and Sister of Charity Hospital and its St. Joseph Campus. Among its many services, Catholic Health is known for excellence in cardiac care, stroke services, women's services, orthopedic services, cancer care, bariatric surgery, vascular surgery, and rehabilitation services. For more information about Catholic Health, visit www.chsbuffalo.org or call 716-447-6205.

The mission of Roswell Park Cancer Institute is to understand, prevent and cure cancer. Founded in 1898, RPCI is one of the first cancer centers in the country to be named a National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center, and remains the only facility with this designation in upstate New York. For more information, visit www.roswellpark.org, call 1-877-ASK-RPCI (1-877-275-7724) or email [email protected].

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