BOSTON - On Tuesday, January 29, the Boston Bruins will team up with the American Heart Association (AHA) to host Heart Health Night presented by Tufts Medical Center during their home game against the Winnipeg Jets at 7:00 p.m. at TD Garden.
Children and adults affected by heart disease will be invited in for the game and will take part in various fan experiences throughout the evening, including a blood pressure screening booth hosted by Tufts Medical Center. Guests of the Bruins will participate in activities such as bench assistant, high five lines, and rides on the ice resurfacer. Proceeds from the Boston Bruins Foundation 50/50 raffle will benefit the American Heart Association. Boston Bruins coaches, broadcasters and team personnel will be showing their support by wearing red heart health pins.
About the American Heart Association
The American Heart Association is a leading force for a world of longer, healthier lives. With nearly a century of lifesaving work, the Dallas-based association is dedicated to ensuring equitable health for all. We are a trustworthy source empowering people to improve their heart health, brain health and well-being. We collaborate with numerous organizations and millions of volunteers to fund innovative research, advocate for stronger public health policies and share lifesaving resources and information. Connect with us on heart.org, Facebook, Twitter or by calling 1-800-AHA-USA1.
About Tufts Medical Center and Floating Hospital for Children
Tufts Medical Center is an exceptional, not-for-profit, 415-bed academic medical center that is home to both a full-service hospital for adults and Floating Hospital for Children. Conveniently located in downtown Boston, the Medical Center is the principal teaching hospital for Tufts University School of Medicine. The Medical Center features a level one trauma center with rooftop helipad, the largest heart transplant center in New England and a renowned research program, ranking among the top 10 percent of independent hospitals to receive federal research funding. A physician network of 1,800 New England Quality Care Alliance doctors represents our strong commitment to health in the community. Tufts Medical Center is a founding member of Wellforce. For more information, visit www.tuftsmedicalcenter.org.