June 12, 2007
Detroit Tigers host C.S Mott Children’s Health Night at Comerica Park
Tickets now on sale for Aug. 8 game; portion of proceeds to benefit C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital and Women’s Hospital
Ann Arbor, Mich. – On Aug. 8, join the American League Champion Detroit Tigers as they take on the Tampa Bay Devil Rays for C.S. Mott Children’s Health Night. For this special event, a portion of tickets sales will benefit the University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital and Women’s Hospital.
The game, which will take place at 7:05 p.m. at Comerica Park, also will feature free Ferris wheel and carousel rides for children ages 14 and under.
Tickets for the game are $20, and are available for individuals, groups, company outings, and families. In addition, tickets can be purchased to sponsor a Mott family to attend the game. To purchase tickets, call 734-936-9134, or visit www.mottchildrenshospital.org/help/fund_programs.html. Tickets will be available until July 18.
About the new U-M C.S. Mott Children's Hospital & Women's Hospital
The U-M Health System broke ground in October 2006 for the new $523 million C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital and Women’s Hospital facility.
With 1.1 million square feet, the facility will provide a new and larger home for specialty services not offered anywhere else in Michigan for newborns, children and pregnant women, such as the pediatric liver transplant program, the Level I Pediatric Trauma Program, the Pediatric and Adolescent Home Ventilator Program, the Craniofacial Anomalies Program, high-risk pregnancy services and specialty gynecological services.
Plans for the new children’s and women’s facility include16 pediatric operating rooms, four pediatric surgical procedure rooms, four Caesarean section suites, 20 rooms for antepartum or postpartum care, and 264 private inpatient beds upon opening with capacity for an additional 84 beds in the future.
To date, the U-M Health System has raised more than $50 million of the $75 million goal for its children’s and women’s fund-raising campaign, part of the University-wide $2.5 billion The Michigan Difference campaign.
To learn more about the children’s and women’s fund-raising campaign and building project, visit www.mottchildrenshospital.org.
Written by: Krista Hopson
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