For Release: May 24, 2012
Jim Gosky 330.344.6083, firstname.lastname@example.org
Kelly Ward-Smith, 330-848-6206, email@example.com
Akron General is sponsoring a Family Wellness Day at the Sunday, June 10, Akron Aeros vs. Altoona Curve baseball game at Canal Park. Gates open at noon and the game begins at 1:05 p.m. The Wellness Day will help participants learn how to incorporate overall wellness into their lifestyles, and keep fit while having fun. Participate in free wellness screenings, such as blood pressure, Body Mass Index (BMI) and flexibility testing; receive health tips; see a healthy food preparation demonstration; and do a mini-session of Turbo Kick during the seventh-inning stretch. Win a Visa gift card or other prizes in the lucky seat contest. The first 1,000 families will receive an Akron General lunch bag.
Tickets are $9 in advance or $10 the day of the game and are available online at www.akronaeros.com or at the Akron Aeros ticket box office located at Canal Park, 300 South Main Street, Akron, or call 330-253-5153.
About Akron General Health System
Akron General Health System is a not-for-profit healthcare organization with the mission of improving the health and lives of the people and communities we serve. Akron General Health System includes: Akron General Medical Center, a 511-bed teaching and research medical center, and Edwin Shaw Rehabilitation Institute, the area's largest provider of rehabilitation services; Akron General Partners, which includes Partners Physician Group, the Akron General Health & Wellness Centers, Lodi Community Hospital, Community Health Centers and other companies; Akron General Community Health Ventures, which includes Visiting Nurse Service and Affiliates, the largest and most comprehensive provider of home healthcare services in Ohio; and Akron General Development Foundation. Akron General has earned the prestigious National Research Corporation (NRC) Consumer Choice Award for 14 out of 16 years. Recently, Becker’s Hospital Review named Akron General Medical Center one of the nation’s top 100 hospitals. For more information about Akron General Health System, visit About Us.