EAU CLAIRE, Wis. — Have a ball with Mayo Clinic Health System and the Eau Claire Express. The two organizations are hosting an evening of fun Friday, June 17, at Carson Park, Eau Claire. Children can train with the Eau Claire Express baseball team, and fans of all ages can enjoy the baseball game and learn how to strike out stroke.
Train with the Express, 4 to 5:30 p.m.: Children ages 7 to 12 are invited to train with the Eau Claire Express team. Participants will learn drills, meet the players and tour historic Carson Park stadium. The clinic is free, and all attendees will receive a free ticket to that evening’s game against the Green Bay Bullfrogs. To register, go to the Eau Claire Classes & Events page by Friday, June 10, or by calling 715-464-2300. Registration is limited. Attendees should bring a baseball glove and wear athletic gear.
Strike Out Stroke, 6 p.m. blood pressure screening, 7:05 p.m. first pitch: The entire family is invited to attend Strike Out Stroke night at Carson Park that same evening. As part of the national Strike Out Stroke campaign to increase awareness of stroke signs and treatment, Mayo Clinic Health System will offer free blood pressure screenings and distribute information on stroke signs before the game. A stroke survivor will throw out the ceremonial first pitch. Fireworks will follow the game. Tickets will be available at the gate at $7 for general admission, $9 for a grandstand seat, $12 for reserved box seats and $26 for fan deck seating. Visit the Classes & Events page to view other wellness opportunities in the community.
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Mayo Clinic Health System consists of clinics, hospitals and other facilities that serve the health care needs of people in more than 60 communities in Georgia, Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin. The community-based providers, paired with the resources and expertise of Mayo Clinic, enable patients in the region to receive the highest-quality health care close to home.
Press ContactKristin Everett