Knights and CHS to Hold Health Fair Friday

By Charlotte Knights | May 30, 2013 9:45 AM

(Fort Mill, SC) -- The Charlotte Knights and Carolinas HealthCare System (CHS) will host their fifth annual health fair this Friday, May 31st at Knights Stadium. Fans will have the chance to visit with medical experts from multiple facilities in the area on topics of health, wellness, fitness and lifestyle improvements. The health fair is free with a ticket to that night's game.

Medical experts will be on-site to answer questions and provide general health information and giveaways for attendees.

"The Charlotte Knights along with Carolinas HealthCare System are committed to making a positive contribution to the health and well-being of all of our fans," said Knights Vice President of Sales, Chris Semmens. "The Knights are proud to host this event for the 5th season."

Over the past four years, CHS and the Charlotte Knights have worked together to educate more than 36,400 fans at Knights Stadium on preventative medical practices.

Friday's game also features a retro baseball card set giveaway to the first 1,000 fans and the Knights will wear their 1990 "throwback" jerseys. Gates are set to open at 6:00 p.m. as the Knights host the Rochester Red Wings in game one of an exciting four-game series. First pitch at Knights Stadium is scheduled for 7:15 p.m.

Carolinas HealthCare System, one of the nation's leading and most innovative healthcare organizations, provides a full spectrum of healthcare and wellness programs throughout North and South Carolina. Its diverse network of care locations include academic medical centers, hospitals, healthcare pavilions, physician practices, destination centers, surgical and rehabilitation centers, home health agencies, nursing homes and hospice and palliative care. CHS works to improve and enhance the overall health and wellbeing of its communities through high quality patient care, education and research programs, and numerous collaborative partnerships and initiatives.

Tickets for Friday's game are available at the Knights Ticket Office located at Knights Stadium, online at www.charlotteknights.com, or by phone at 704-357-8071. Knights Baseball… Tradition Never Ends. 

This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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