Grand Rapids Drive Announces Metro Health as the Exclusive Health Care Provider
Steve Jbara, President of the Grand Rapids DRIVE announced today that Metro Health will be the Exclusive Health Care Provider to the players and staff.
Under the partnership, Metro Health will provide the athletic training staff, team physician and medical supplies and services. Metro Health will have their logo on the front lower abdomen of the home and away jerseys and shooting shirts, and it will be placed on all medical and training staff’s apparel. Metro Health will also be showcased in many locations throughout the arena – upper right and lower left of the Grand Rapids DRIVE basketball court, basket pads and LED scorer’s table.
“We’re excited to be part of the launch of this new team in Grand Rapids,” said Floyd Wilson, Jr, Metro Health chief community officer. “For years, Metro Health sports medicine providers have been caring for professional, college and high schools teams as well as weekend warriors who participate in races, walks and more. We believe in providing all athletes the care they need to keep them in the game.”
Metro Health will partner with the Grand Rapids DRIVE on all NBA Cares initiatives throughout the year.
“We are happy to announce our partnership with Metro Health,” stated Jbara. “Metro has been a staple in this community for years and their willingness to step up and support our team and provide medical support needs to our players and staff is very exciting for a new organization like the DRIVE. “
To find out how to get involved with the Grand Rapids DRIVE, go to www.nbagrandrapids.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more details. Schedule and Season Ticket Memberships are also available. Contact email@example.com or call 844-GR-DRIVE (844- 473-7483).
About Grand Rapids DRIVE
The Grand Rapids DRIVE, owned by SSJ Group LLC, is a proud affiliate of the National Basketball Association’s Detroit Pistons. The team’s inaugural season of play is the NBA Development League’s 2014-2015 season, which begins November 2014. The organization is dedicated to providing a quality professional basketball experience for basketball fans of all ages. The organization is also committed to giving back to the community through various programs and fundraisers. For more information about the organization, log on to www.nbagrandrapids.com, or follow the team on Twitter and Instagram @grdleague and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/nbagrandrapids or by searching Grand Rapids DRIVE.
About Metro Health
An award-winning leader in community healthcare, Metro Health serves more than 250,000 patients annually from across West Michigan – and beyond. In addition to its 208-bed hospital, which provides a comprehensive suite of inpatient and outpatient healthcare services, Metro Health has a growing number neighborhood outpatient centers and offices throughout West Michigan, as well as a community clinic for the underserved and two student health clinics. With more than 500 physicians on staff, Metro Health provides a growing number of specialty health services, including cancer treatment, heart and vascular, neurology, pulmonology and others. Many are members of the Metro Health Medical Group. The hospital is committed to promoting health and wellness through the work of the Metro Health Hospital Foundation, Live Healthy community outreach classes and educational programs and more. Visit us www.metrohealth.net, follow us on Twitter @MetroHealthGr and like us on Facebook/MetroHealth.