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August 31, 2015 13:03 ET

Fidelis Care and New York Liberty Present 2015 Caring New Yorker Award Honorees

Three Individuals Recognized for Their Outstanding Community Leadership

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - August 31, 2015) - Fidelis Care and the New York Liberty recognized three individuals with the Caring New Yorker award on August 28 at Madison Square Garden. Honorees were each presented on court with a commemorative plaque during the New York Liberty versus Minnesota Lynx game. The Caring New Yorker award honors community leadership and commitment to caring for those in need.

The 2015 Caring New Yorker honorees are:

Haydee Pabey: A 16 year veteran in the New York City Police Department, Detective Haydee Pabey proactively sustains and nurtures relationships with the Washington Heights and Inwood communities. She has played an important role in engaging youth by forging and fostering positive community-police relationships through community activities, school participation, information-sharing, and collaborative partnerships.

Diana Gatto: A marketing specialist for the Archdiocese of New York, Diana Gatto has deep roots within the Staten Island community spearheading a multitude of events that help those most in need. From coordinating relief efforts for students affected by Superstorm Sandy to volunteering time to organize the Annual Family FunRun at Midland Beach Staten Island, Diana has demonstrated tremendous dedication to giving back.

Dr. Sheldon Peters: A Community Project Director for the Catholic Charities of Brooklyn and Queens, Dr. Sheldon Peters is committed to providing service to people in underserved communities. Through his boots-on-the-ground leadership, Dr. Peters actively volunteers his time as a general contractor when repairs are needed and as a DJ when entertainment is called for.

"Humanitarianism is at the core of what Fidelis Care stands for -- as through our coverage, we strive to promote quality, accessible care and services for all," said Fidelis Care Chief Marketing Officer Pamela Hassen. "The Caring New Yorker Award pays tribute to these incredible individuals who through their selfless and caring acts have made an extraordinary impact within their communities."

As the official health plan partner of the New York Liberty, Fidelis Care is committed to community outreach and the availability of quality health coverage for children, adults, and families.

About Fidelis Care:
As the New York State Catholic Health Plan, Fidelis Care offers quality, affordable coverage for children and adults of all ages and at all stages of life, including products available through NY State of Health: The Official Health Plan Marketplace. With 1.3 million members Statewide, Fidelis Care was founded on the belief that all New Yorkers should have access to affordable, quality health insurance. For more information, call Fidelis Care at 1-888-FIDELIS (1-888-343-3547) or visit fideliscare.org.

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About The Madison Square Garden Company
The Madison Square Garden Company is comprised of three business segments: MSG Sports, MSG Media and MSG Entertainment and is built on a foundation of iconic venues and compelling content that the company creates, produces, presents and/or distributes through its programming networks and other media assets. MSG Sports owns and operates the following sports franchises: the New York Knicks (NBA), the New York Rangers (NHL), the New York Liberty (WNBA), the Westchester Knicks (NBADL) and the Hartford Wolf Pack (AHL). MSG Sports also features the presentation of a wide variety of live sporting events including professional boxing, college basketball, bull riding and tennis. MSG Media is a leader in production and content development for multiple distribution platforms, including content originating from the Company's venues. MSG Media's television networks consist of regional sports networks, MSG Network and MSG+, collectively referred to as MSG Networks. MSG Entertainment is one of the country's leaders in live entertainment. MSG Entertainment creates, produces and/or presents a variety of live productions, including the Radio City Christmas Spectacular and the New York Spring Spectacular, both featuring the Rockettes. MSG Entertainment also presents or hosts other live entertainment events such as concerts, family shows and special events in the Company's diverse collection of venues. These venues consist of Madison Square Garden, The Theater at Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall, the Beacon Theatre, the Forum in Inglewood, CA, The Chicago Theatre, and the Wang Theatre in Boston, MA. More information is available at www.themadisonsquaregardencompany.com.

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