CarePoint Health Supports Holi Hai Festival
CarePoint Health was proud to be a key sponsor for the sixth annual Holi Hai festival held in Jersey City on March 22, 2014. Holi Hai, known as the festival of colors, is a traditional celebration of Indian and Hindu culture that ushers out the winter season and welcomes the spring. Over 2,000 people attended the event at the Owen Grundy Pier at Exchange Place, including the Indian Ambassador to New York, several Assemblymen and community leaders. Organizers from the Surati for Performing Arts, a nonprofit entertainment company, dubbed the event a huge success. CarePoint Health’s sponsorship is indicative the organization’s ongoing commitment to the Indian population of Hudson County and the communities served by Bayonne Medical Center, Christ Hospital and Hoboken University Medical Center.
The Holi Hai festival included Indian dance and musical performances, art and crafts, traditional Indian food and beverages and special workshops and activities for children. The highlight of the event was the throwing of colors, where throngs of revelers tossed dry colored powder to symbolize the rebirth of the spring season. This year’s Holi Hai festival drew a record crowd to Jersey City and CarePoint Health was pleased to be an integral part of the celebration. Several CarePoint Health representatives attended the festivities and Rimli Roy, the Founder and Artistic Director of the Surati for Performing Arts, was impressed with the turnout. Referring to CarePoint Health’s sponsorship, he remarked “Thank you for your support at Holi Hai 2014! It was a huge success and we are so glad it was a wonderful dayCarePoint Health continues to engage and reach out to the communities of Hudson County to fulfill its mission of serving the needs of families throughout the region. The organization is proud of its contribution to Holi Hai 2014 and looks forward to its continuing outreach to community groups and organizations.
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CarePoint Health brings quality, patient-focused health care to Hudson County. Combining the resources of three area hospitals – Bayonne Medical Center, Christ Hospital in Jersey City, and Hoboken University Medical Center – CarePoint Health provides a new approach to deliver health care that puts the patient front and center. We leverage a network of top doctors, nurses and other medical professionals whose expertise and attentiveness work together to provide complete coordination of care, from the doctor’s office to the hospital to the home. Patients benefit from the expertise and capabilities of a broad network of leading specialists and specialized technology. And at CarePoint Health, all of our medical professionals emphasize preventive medicine and focus on educating patients to make healthy life choices. For more information on our facilities, partners and services, visit our website, www.carepointhealth.org.
About SuratiSurati is a performing arts organization and entertainment company based in Jersey City whose mission is to promote Indian art and culture, educate and enrich the community primarily through dance, music and drama. Surati brings to its audience quality stage performances, classes, events, educational projects, lectures and workshops.
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