Healthfirst and Brooklyn Cyclones Sponsor Youth Baseball Clinic at MCU Park
BROOKLYN, NY, July 15, 2013 – Healthfirst and the Brooklyn Cyclones are sponsoring two youth baseball clinics throughout the Brooklyn Cyclones baseball season at MCU Park - 1904 Surf Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11224. The first clinic is scheduled for Saturday, July 20, 2013 from 10:00am -11:00am.
Each clinic will offer 25 children over the age of 10 the unique opportunity to meet and interact with Brooklyn Cyclones coaches and active players to learn baseball fundamentals. During the 45-minute long clinics, attendees will participate in 10-minute drills consisting of fielding, hitting, pitching and additional baseball tactics, followed by a 5-minute cool down. Clinics are free of charge.
“We are proud to partner with the Brooklyn Cyclones to bring this unique opportunity to local kids in the communities we serve,” said George Hulse, Healthfirst Vice President of External Affairs. “Healthfirst is dedicated to educating our children at an early age on the importance of physical activity and leading a healthy lifestyle.”
The next clinic is scheduled for Saturday, August 10. For more information on the Brooklyn Cyclones, please visit www.brooklyncyclones.com.
Established in 1993, Healthfirst is a not-for-profit managed care organization that offers low or no-cost health insurance to eligible individuals and families living in the New York metropolitan area and New Jersey. It provides a variety of government-sponsored health insurance programs, including New York State's Child Health Plus, Family Health Plus, and Medicaid, as well as Medicare Advantage. The Healthfirst family of companies includes Healthfirst in New York, Healthfirst NJ in New Jersey, and Senior Health Partners (SHP), a managed long term care plan serving Medicaid-eligible clients in New York City. For more information, visit the company's websites at www.healthfirst.org and www.healthfirstnj.org.