Botsford News Release
Farmington Hills, Mich. (August 14, 2009)---Botsford Hospital is hosting a contest on Twitter to learn about how members of our community have improved their health this summer. From now until Monday, August 24, Botsford will collect tweets on the most creative way a person has tried to improve their health this summer. One winner will be selected and will receive a 7-day complimentary membership to Botsford Hospital’s fitness facility, the Botsford Center for Health Improvement (BCHI) located in Novi.
Monica Pagels, Manager of BCHI, says, “With beautiful weather and longer days, summer is a great time to focus on your health and be more active. We can’t wait to hear what members of the community are doing to improve their well-being.”
To enter the contest, just log on to www.twitter.com and send a tweet to @BotsfordNews with your creative health entry. We will announce the winner via Twitter the week of August 24.
More than a health club, The Botsford Center for Health Improvement offers a comprehensive wellness approach integrating fitness, lifestyle and behavior management with medical and clinical practices. To learn more about the Botsford Center for Health Improvement, please call (248) 473-3100 or log on to www.botsford.org/bchi. The Botsford Center for Health Improvement is located at 39750 Grand River Ave. in Novi.
Botsford Hospital is a multi-specialty 330 bed hospital and verified trauma center located in Farmington Hills, Michigan. The campus also houses an imaging center and a comprehensive care cancer center. Botsford Hospital is also home to an extensive medical education program and is part of Michigan State University's statewide campus system. Botsford Hospital each year cares for approximately 16,000 inpatients and more than 60,000 emergency and trauma patients with a team of 2,500 employees, 300 volunteers and more than 600 physicians. A not-for-profit hospital, Botsford provided almost $10.5 million in community benefit during its 2011 fiscal year.
MEDIA CONTACT: Lynn C. Anderson, Director, Marketing & Public Relations or Beth Montalvo, Publications & Media Relations Coordinator
PHONE: (248) 442-7986