BOSTON - On Tuesday, January 30, the Boston Bruins are teaming up with the American Heart Association (AHA) as Tufts Medical Center presents the Boston Bruins 12th annual Heart Health Night during their home game against the Anaheim Ducks at 7:00 p.m.
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. All in-game fundraising, including the sale of mystery autograph pucks and the 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:
Founded in 1924, the American Heart Association today is the nation's oldest and largest voluntary health organization dedicated to building healthier lives, free of heart disease and stroke. To help prevent, treat and defeat these diseases - America's No. 1 and No. 3 killers - we fund cutting-edge research, conduct lifesaving public and professional educational programs, and advocate to protect public health. To learn more or join us in helping all Americans, call 1-800-AHA-USA1 or visit americanheart.org.
About Tufts Medical Center:
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, we're the principle teaching hospital for Tufts University School of Medicine. We offer a level one trauma center with rooftop helipad, are the largest heart transplant center in New England and our renowned research program ranks among the top 10 percent of independent hospitals to receive federal research funding. Our 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. More at www.TuftsMedicalCenter.org.