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The Buffalo Criterion. (Buffalo, N.Y.) 1925-1973, April 01, 1972, Image 3

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t - m * 4 Avery goodyear. m The need for sound health care insurance was great. Surveys showed that one in ten t* Western NewYorkers would need hospital ^ care during the course of the year. In the late summer of 1936, a small group of men concerned with health care problems formulated a plan. The virtual one man operation they formed later became Blue Cross ofot Westernestern NewYork.ewYork. W N 1 « 6 » .F D R .T 1 » N ™ ^ f o r a l l A m ^ n s . care Plan was born. W tA measures Uce A n equaUy important ^ Emergency B a r ^ part of the health care of /^ t a n d t h e i ^ u l t u r a l Western NewYork. ^jw tm ( m tA c t.w e , W e started o ut very h a d f i ^ y b ^ n topun quietly. B ut the strength ^ v e s o u t o f t h e of our first year figures deptmum. foretold a success story. W e had enrolled 16,213 * l r ^ b r o . ^ t a new people, and paid out deal for dm health of the $21,206 in hospital care, people in ahis area: In 19/1, the n a n s Blue Cko« of W eston had 9 » ,000 members.and NewYork and Blue paid out $100,000,000 Shield of Western New in claims. York were born. AH we started wbh was a good idea, and a lot o f determination. And out ideas still work. W e’re in the business ‘ of sound health cate. We, protect almost a miflion ' pojple inW estem NewYork. No matter how many times they a « sick, they know their Blue Cross and Blue ^ Shield contract will never be cancelled. For 35 years we’ve been administering, i m I possible healtl- insurance. If one million pet^le believe in us, we know we’re going in the right direction. W e think we’ve got a good deal for you. \ Blue Cross Blue Shield Guarding yourheakk in\KksternNewlSxk. l^|auB c»c» w iwr TOK sam) or WESIBIM NEW TC«t me s» MAMiffiET. s M.Y. loo HAWnr EASTER HMJDAYS .. . B E N ’S CLOTHIERS Snit$ $ 10 OOtip «M WIIB mii St 8SS4887 A JOYOUS EASTER SEASON Foser ~ Florist •lawilliu, St 1877 Smeu St TL 2-1860 TA M717 FIww. TApMiW Aivwhm - Anr Ti» — For Any Occasion — u- ot Touw«|di Dellr« 7 ^ HOUSES FOR SALE .ir?.\*\*?' .*****'** . E k s s She Whisky. ' ‘ k i Canadian MacNaughton: theone ybilfcy ^ y o u canan bothoth taflywalf w ym c b c your owi delicioujly light, smooth ety young taste, iwenaum 86.8 ,2*1.111 good that way. '■ ,.Gmadiim MacNaughtb^iS^ JOYOUS EASTER SEASON Congressman DULSKI 41rt CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT A JOYOUS EASTER SEASON Hargrave Cleaners i f t S - i i - r ? m m m i I I I Dictionaries Webster Co>lNew$y|qOO r W ill Sell F or $15.00 UNIVERSAL UQUIDATORS tS2 RD. Spartacus Securitieg o f Western New York, Inc., Mortgage Bankers ComMaiinf Tl.. P hr I um Ot A Hoaw? 1 Tlw, oomMor tl» nnicM of Sputaeat ' We Place FHA utti VA L ouh On The Home 01 Your Choice AuTwhen In Weetero 8 Ou FHA eiul VA Up To 85% Your Mortfefo Relinanco Your Pteeent Mortgape j Offices Located A t 2317 Muin St BufWo, N. Y. 142U Immediate opeuinpetaeuar.^ « . o A l \ S v f c E e c - ANOTHER ISSUE OF The Buffalo Criterion Jpetete N. Y.’> Oldecl R Only All-Miuorilr Paper or Medium A LARGER, MORE INTERESTING CR ITERIO N W ITH COLOR SECTIO N LOOK FOR IT < Priee — Only 15c

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