Tailgate Party, Health Screenings and the Giants vs. Eagles Game
George Martin photographed with Darrell K. Terry, Sr. MPH, MHA, FACHE,
Chief Operating Officer, NBIMC & CHoNJ and John A. Brennan, MD, MPH,
President & CEO, NBIMC & CHoNJ and Executive Vice President, Barnabas
Health at MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL/Men’s Health Night with The Beth
NEWARK, NJ – October 16, 2015 – Area men are invited to meet N.Y. Giants Super Bowl Champion George Martin
during a tailgate party and free preventive health event held at the Maplewood
Country Club, 28 Baker Street in Maplewood, New Jersey on Monday, October
19. Monday Night Football and Men’s Health Night with The Beth"
begins at 6:00 pm. Men will have an opportunity to do various health screenings
and speak with representatives from Newark Beth Israel Medical Center (NBIMC).
“This is our fourth year hosting Men’s Health Night with The
Beth,” said John A. Brennan, MD, MPH, President and Chief Executive
Officer, Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and Children’s Hospital
of New Jersey, Executive Vice President, Barnabas Health, “This
initiative, similar to the Women’s Health Day held in the Spring,
uses a sports theme to encourage greater participation and has helped
hundreds of men since its inception.”
Legendary defensive lineman George Martin, who played for the N.Y. Giants
from 1975 to 1988 and was team captain in January 1987 during Giant’s
Super Bowl XXI victory over the Denver Broncos, will be the featured speaker.
NBIMC physicians will be on site at Monday Night Football/Men’s
Health Night with The Beth and new this year, attendees will hear about
personal experiences from patients who will speak about overcoming obstacles
to refocus on their health.
Mr. Martin’s presence at the event combined with the screenings
and health information are designed to encourage men to make their health
a priority. The evening will continue with an 8:30 pm kick-off to the
New York Giants game as they play the Philadelphia Eagles, along with
free refreshments, prizes and giveaways.
Free health screenings that will be offered include: Blood Pressure; Depression,
HIV/AIDS; Prostate (PSA), Lung information and more.
Space is limited. RSVP by calling 973-926-4255. Or online at
Sponsored in part by the Montclair Chapter of the Drifters, Inc.
Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, (NBIMC), a 673-bed regional care teaching
hospital, provides comprehensive health care to its local communities
and well beyond. NBIMC has more than 1,000 physicians, 3,200 employees
and 150 volunteers with over 300,000 outpatient visits and 25,000 admissions
annually. NBIMC is in the top three hospitals in the nation in the number
of heart transplants with better than expected outcomes and has the only
lung transplant program in New Jersey. NBIMC and CHoNJ is the recipient
of a number of NJHA Awards and was one of five hospitals to receive the
2012 NOVA Award from the American Hospital Association. To learn more,
visit us on line at
About Barnabas Health Heart Centers – Life is better heart healthy
From our local cardiologists to our world-class transplant, valve and
surgical programs; Barnabas Health has built New Jersey's largest
and most comprehensive cardiac care network. But we also offer prevention
and wellness programs designed to strengthen and protect those with healthy
hearts. All with the hope that they'll never need our extraordinary
care in the first place. For more information about the Barnabas Health
Heart Centers, visit
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Contact: Patricia Mitrano