Erlanger Hosts “First Responders” And “Strike Out Stroke” Nights At Upcoming Lookouts Games

Saturday, August 16, 2014

Erlanger will recognize emergency medical service personnel and other rescue and medical agencies for “First Responder Night” at the Lookouts game on Friday, Aug. 29, beginning at 7:15 p.m.  In recognition of Erlanger’s partnership with the region’s first responders and 25 years as the region’s only Level 1 Trauma Center, Erlanger welcomes Lookout fans to take part in the special recognition during the game against the Tennessee Smokies.  Weather and medical flights permitting, fans will experience a LIFE FORCE air medical landing never seen before at AT&T Field.  They will also be able to meet some local heroes and receive special giveaways. 

As the region’s only comprehensive stroke center, Erlanger was nationally recognized earlier this year by The Joint Commission for providing the highest level of care for patients with the most severe and challenging types of strokes and cerebrovascular disease.  Erlanger will celebrate “Strike Out Stroke Night” with the Lookouts on Saturday, Aug. 30 against the Tennessee Smokies.  Stroke survivors and medical specialists will be there to raise awareness and educate fans on the signs and symptoms of stroke.  

Tickets for both nights can be purchased by calling 267-4849.


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