Independence Day theme for this months Networking Event

Buffalo, NY (June 20, 2019) –  This month’s networking event will take place on Tuesday, July 2 from 4:30pm to 6:30pm at BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York located at 257 West Genesee Street inside the bamboo atrium and on the outdoor patio. It will feature summer-themed appetizers and a cornhole tournament complete with prizes.  This event is sponsored by BlueCross BlueShield, Northwestern Mutual, Kalos Health and Ken-Ton Meals on Wheels.

Once a month, select member agencies of Network in Aging collaborate to develop a themed “Network with the Network” event.  These complimentary events are designed for members to meet regularly in a variety of settings and are also open to area professionals who want to learn more about the sponsoring organizations services and the Network.

For more information on the event, or to RSVP, contact Paula Venne at or call 716-887-8408. For more information on joining the Network in Aging, contact Lisa Boron at 716-829-3712.

“The Network in Aging is proud to be the premier professional aging focused networking organization in WNY,” said Angie Blackley, current Network in Aging President.  “Our diverse membership actively promotes positive aging by helping our members stay current with trends, technology and forward thinking initiatives”.

About BlueCross Blue Shield of WNY

BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York is a division of HealthNow New York Inc., an independent licensee of the BlueCross BlueShield Association. Since 1936, BlueCross BlueShield has helped millions of people lead healthier lives. BlueCross BlueShield offers a full range of insured, self-insured, and government programs and services covering businesses, families, and individuals, as well as dental and vision plans and stop-loss coverage. As a community-based, not-for-profit health plan, BlueCross BlueShield contributes significantly to organizations that strengthen and enrich the health of our community. For up-to-date news, facts, and information about the company, leadership, and industry, please visit the BlueCross BlueShield News Center at // or follow us on Twitter.

About Kalos Health

Founded in 2014, Kalos Health coordinates health care services throughout Western New York with a vast network designed to meet the health care needs of the diverse populations we serve. Kalos Health is a local not-for-profit company, enabling us to maintain a pulse on the ever-changing landscape of local healthcare.

Kalos Health provides health insurance coverage through Kalos Health Managed Long Term Care (MLTC – Medicaid) and Kalos Health Gold Plus (Medicare Dual Advantage Plan)– a Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) Special Needs Plan (SNP) with a Medicare contract and a coordination of benefits agreement with the New York State Department of Health.

About Northwestern Mutual: Williams & O’Connor Financial Planning Group

Christopher Williams and Ryan O’Connor are Wealth Management Advisors and partners at Williams & O’Connor Financial Planning Group. Their firm specializes in Financial Planning for Businesses and Medical Professionals, Advanced Retirement Planning and Fee-Based Financial Plans . They provide comprehensive services, products and cutting-edge technology backed by Northwestern Mutual, an industry leader for more than 160 years.

About Network in Aging of Western New York

The Network in Aging of Western New York is a non-profit, voluntary corporation, founded in 1981 and is committed to bringing together individuals and organizations involved in aging and improving the quality of life for older persons and their support network in the area. They currently have over 200 member agencies specializing in various fields including education, health and social services, and community and government leadership. Their mission is to provide members with opportunities for resource exchange, professional development and stimulation of interdisciplinary collaboration through networking events, educational programs and strategic partnerships. For more information contact 716-829-3712 or visit