Hackensack Meridian Health Helps BlueClaws Fans Keep Health In Mind

August 1, 2017

Join Co-CEO John Lloyd and The Pawsitive Action team this Friday night, August 4, to cheer on the Lakewood BlueClaws as they play the Hagerstown Suns at FirstEnergy Park in Lakewood, N.J. During the game make sure to stop by at the Doctor Bernard’s Kids Zone, located on the third base concourse, for exciting games and free giveaways. Not only are there slides and inflatables for all the kids, but also contests with great prizes including family four pack tickets to a future Lakewood BlueClaws game!

“Hackensack Meridian Health is proud to be one of sponsor of the Lakewood Blue Claws,” says John Lloyd, Co-CEO of Hackensack Meridian Health. “We pride ourselves on being connected to all the communities we serve and we encourage everyone to be physically fit in their daily activities. You might say Hackensack Meridian Health and the Lakewood Blue Claws are perfectly aligned!”

Hackensack Meridian Health has been a sponsor of the Lakewood BlueClaws for the past ten years. This partnership has helped Hackensack Meridian Health raise awareness on many of their medical services, and highlighting the importance of wellness and living a healthy lifestyle.

John Lloyd will be throw out the first pitch accompanied by Doctor Bernard and his Pawsitive Action team to kick off this wonderful evening, followed by fun games, activities, and giveaways including Hackensack Meridian Health branded fidget spinners. To finish the night off FirstEnergy Park will have their spectacular Friday Fireworks! Individual rides in The Kids Zone are two dollars, and an unlimited pass only ten dollars. Save the date and join us to cheer on your Lakewood BlueClaws with Hackensack Meridian Health and The Pawsitive Action Team!


Hackensack Meridian Health is a leading not-for-profit health care organization that is the most comprehensive and truly integrated health care network in New Jersey, offering a complete range of medical services, innovative research and life-enhancing care. Hackensack Meridian Health comprises 13 hospitals, including two academic medical centers, two children’s hospitals and nine community hospitals, physician practices, more than 120 ambulatory care centers, surgery centers, home health services, long-term care and assisted living communities, ambulance services, lifesaving air medical transportation, fitness and wellness centers, rehabilitation centers, and urgent care and after-hours centers. Hackensack Meridian Health has 28,000 team members, more than 6,000 physicians and is a distinguished leader in health care philanthropy, committed to the health and well-being of the communities it serves.

The Network’s notable distinctions include having one of only five major academic medical centers in the nation to receive Healthgrades America’s 50 Best Hospitals Award for five or more consecutive years, the number one hospital in New Jersey as ranked by U.S. News and World Report, consistently achieving Magnet® recognition for nursing excellence from the American Nurses Credentialing Center, recipient of the John M. Eisenberg Award for Patient Safety and Quality from The Joint Commission and the National Quality Forum, a six-time recipient of Fortune’s “100 Best Companies to Work For,” one of the “20 Best Workplaces in Health Care” in the nation, and the number one “Best Place to Work for Women.” Hackensack Meridian Health is a member of AllSpire Health Partners, an interstate consortium of leading health systems, to focus on the sharing of best practices in clinical care and achieving efficiencies.

The hospitals of Hackensack Meridian Health include: academic medical centers – Hackensack University Medical Center in Hackensack, Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune; children’s hospitals – Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital in Hackensack, K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital in Neptune; community hospitals – Ocean Medical Center in Brick, Riverview Medical Center in Red Bank, Mountainside Medical Center in Montclair, Palisades Medical Center in North Bergen, Raritan Bay Medical Center in Perth Amboy, Southern Ocean Medical Center in Manahawkin, Bayshore Medical Center in Holmdel, Raritan Bay Medical Center in Old Bridge, and Pascack Valley Medical Center in Westwood.

For additional information, please visit www.HackensackMeridianHealth.org.