Help Ridgeview athletic trainers give back to the community in honor of National Athletic Training Month

Waconia, MN (Feb. 13, 2014)—In recognition of National Athletic Training Month in March, Ridgeview athletic trainers are partnering with local schools to give back to the community through donations to area food shelves. Students, parents and fans at each of the schools can participate by bringing nonperishable food items to select home games in February, and Ridgeview athletic trainers will make the donations on the schools’ behalf in March.

Schedule:

Feb. 10—Central High School (NYA) Boys’ and Girls’ Basketball

Feb. 11—Central High School (NYA) Girls’ Basketball

Feb. 13—Dassel-Cokato High School Girls’ Basketball

Feb. 13—Central High School (NYA) Boys’ Basketball

Feb. 13—Central High School (NYA) Wrestling

Feb. 14—Central High School (NYA) Boys’ Basketball

Feb. 14—Dassel-Cokato High School Boys’ Basketball

Feb. 14—Mayer Lutheran High School Girls’ Basketball

Feb. 14—Watertown-Mayer High School Boys’ Basketball

Feb. 18—Holy Family Catholic High School Boys’ Basketball

Feb. 20—Mayer Lutheran High School Boys’ Basketball

Feb. 20—Waconia High School Girls’ Basketball

Feb. 20—Watertown-Mayer High School Girls’ Basketball

Feb. 21—Delano High School Boys’ Basketball

Feb. 21—Glencoe–Silver Lake High School Girls’ Basketball

Feb. 25—Howard Lake–Waverly–Winsted High School Girls’ Basketball

Feb. 26—Holy Family Catholic High School Girls’ Basketball

March 3–5—Crown College 3-day drive in the athletic department; drawing for T-shirts March 6

 

Students who bring at least five nonperishable food items or make a donation of at least $5 will be entered to win one of 20 exclusive Ridgeview Sports Medicine “I Love My Athletic” T-shirts. Drawings will be held at halftime; students must be present to win.

At the conclusion of the food drive, donation totals from each school—as well as health information and resources—can be found at www.ridgeviewmedical.org.

About Ridgeview athletic trainers

Athletic trainers specialize in preventing, evaluating, treating, and rehabilitating physically active people. Ridgeview’s team of 13 athletic trainers support area high school and Crown College athletes with sports medicine and sports performance services and are often on site at local high school and college events. For more information, visit www.ridgeviewmedical.org/rehab.

About Ridgeview Medical Center

Ridgeview Medical Center is an independent, nonprofit, regional health care system located just 35 minutes west of Minneapolis on Highway 5. Its network includes two hospitals—located in Waconia and Arlington—a multitude of primary and specialty care clinics, emergency services and specialty programs, and Two Twelve Medical Center in Chaska—a free-standing 24/7 emergency and urgent care facility with multispecialty clinics and services. For more information about Ridgeview Medical Center, visit www.ridgeviewmedical.org