FINZ Fit Kidz

Worcester Sharks and Saint Vincent Hospital unveil ground breaking community initiative
Press Conference at the Saint Vincent Hospital Atrium on Thursday, Oct. 13 at 5:30p.m.
WORCESTER, Mass. … Worcester Sharks President Michael A. Mudd in partnership with Saint Vincent Hospital has announced a ground breaking community initiative called “FINZ Fit Kidz”, designed to promote the importance of exercise and making healthy choices by youths throughout central Massachusetts.
The FINZ Fit Kidz initiative will open with a concussion symposium at the Saint Vincent Hospital Atrium on Thursday, October 13th at 6 p.m. hosted by nationally renowned concussion expert Chris Nowinski and will include the entire Worcester Sharks hockey team. Click HERE for more info regarding the concussion symposium.
In addition, it was announced that the entire MidState Junior Sharks youth hockey program has made it mandatory for all youth hockey players (peewee level and above) to receive the ImPACT testing for the 2011-12 season. The ImPACT testing will be provided by Saint Vincent Hospital through the FINZ Fit Kidz program.
Several youth hockey players from the MidState Junior Sharks will be taking their ImPACT Test on the evening of October 13th at Saint Vincent Hospital between 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
The FINZ Fit Kidz program is a school assembly format throughout the hockey season which includes a leave behind work booklet and includes a free ticket to a Worcester Sharks compliments of Saint Vincent Hospital.
WHO:  Michael A. Mudd – President, Worcester Sharks
                Dr. William B. Balcom, M.D. – Saint Vincent Hospital
                Roger Grillo – Massachusetts and New England District Manager, U.S.A Hockey
                Mike Belheumer – President, MidState Junior Sharks
WHAT: Press Conference followed by Concussion Symposium with Chris Nowinski and mandatory ImPACT testing for the MidState Junior Sharks youth hockey program
WHERE: Atrium at the Saint Vincent Hospital
                 123 Summer Street, Worcester, Mass.
WHEN: Thursday, October 13 – 5-5:30 p.m. – Worcester Sharks players to have autograph session.
                                                                   5:30 p.m. – Press Conference
                                                                   6:00 p.m. – Concussion Symposium begins
Business leaders, media, and Sharks fans are all welcome to attend the event, which will be held in the Atrium of Saint Vincent Hospital. If you are planning on attending the Symposium at 6:00 p.m., please register by calling 1-877-554-3258. Saint Vincent Hospital is located within walking distance of the DCU Center in downtown Worcester. Validated garage parking is available at the Saint Vincent Hospital garage.
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