Posts Tagged ‘Minnesota Twins’

Get on the Target Field Jumbotron with your health tip!

February 2, 2011

Mayo Clinic and the Minnesota Twins are teaming up again this season to help improve the health of Twins fans. And this time, we want to know how you and your families stay healthy. Enter our video contest for a chance to win four tickets to a Twins game at Target Field to see your video on the Jumbotron. Here’s how the contest works:

  1. Make a cool video! Create a 20 second video clip about your favorite way to stay healthy, then upload it to the Video Contest tab on the Mayo Clinic Facebook page by March 1. More than 50 videos have been entered so far.
  2. Tell your friends! Ask everyone you know to go online and vote for your video. Twenty-five finalists will be selected by March 7 — if you’re one of those finalists, tell your friends to vote for your video again.
  3. Win! The thirteen entries with the most votes on Facebook by March 31 will get four tickets to a Twins game at Target Field to see their winning entry on the Jumbotron.

View the official contest rules on the “video contest” tab on Facebook.

The contest is open to anyone, but users must be 18 or older to upload a video to Facebook. We are providing the game tickets for the winners, but the families are responsible for getting to Target Field in Minneapolis and any lodging expenses.

Go vote for your favorites or upload your own health tip video today!

Mayo Clinic & Minnesota Twins Team Up for Improved Health

October 12, 2010


Even though the New York Yankees ended the Minnesota Twins’ playoff hopes on Saturday night, the first season in Target Field was lined with attendance records and an American League Central Division Championship, not to mention a new relationship with Mayo Clinic to help improve the health of Twins fans.

Throughout the 2010 season, Mayo Clinic provided on-site health screenings for thousands of fans at Target Field — including blood pressure and cholesterol checks, Body Mass Index calculations, as well as orthopedic surgery and sports medicine screenings and education.

In-stadium signage at all Target Field games included health tips read by Twins players, and pregame radio interviews with Mayo Clinic physicians provided more in-depth information on health topics, including:

To learn more about the Mayo Clinic-Twins relationship, visit http://www.mayoclinic.org/mntwins/. Details on events and activities for next season will be updated as it approaches!

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