Catholic Health, Roswell Park Partner to Host Vendor Fair for Women, Veteran, Minority and Local Business Enterprises

Monday, October 7, 2013

WHAT: In an effort to increase partnerships between women, veteran, minority and local businesses within Western New York, Catholic Health and Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) will be hosting a Vendor Fair. The Vendor Fair is open to area business and purchasing professionals from Catholic Health, Roswell Park and other business organizations in Western New York.

WHEN: Wednesday, October 9 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

WHERE: Millennium Hotel, 2040 Walden Ave., Cheektowaga, N.Y.

WHO: More than 30 vendors will be in attendance networking with other attendees and showcasing their businesses, products and services to those who make purchasing decisions. The vendors specialize in a variety of business disciplines, including but not limited to, architecture, engineering, medical supply sales and service, environmental services, property management and transportation. Guest speakers will also be discussing business industry trends along with details on how area businesses can become a certified Minority or Women Owned Vendor with New York State.

Representatives from Roswell Park and Catholic Health, along with the vendors, will be available for photographs and interviews.

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The mission of Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) 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. The Institute is a member of the prestigious National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation’s leading cancer centers; maintains affiliate sites; and is a partner in national and international collaborative programs. For more information, visit www.roswellpark.org, call 1-877-ASK-RPCI (1-877-275-7724) or email askrpci@roswellpark.org. Follow Roswell Park on Facebook and Twitter.

Media Contact: 

Tara Yates, RPCI Director of Public Affairs
716-845-5747; Tara.Yates@roswellpark.org

Catholic Health Media Contact:

JoAnn Cavanaugh, Director of Public Relations
716-706-2061; KJC4281@chsbuffalo.org