TORONTO, Jan. 11, 2012 /CNW/ - The Toronto Blue Jays Winter Tour presented by New Era and Sportsnet may just be visiting Montreal but
the impact could last a lifetime. Today at The Montreal Children's
Hospital the Toronto Blue Jays, through the Jays Care Foundation, made
a $10,000 donation to The Montreal Children's Hospital Foundation for
the purchase of a highly needed Neurophysiological monitor.
The Blue Jays staff and players had the honour of meeting the children
at the hospital today, on hand were Sr. Vice President Baseball
Operations and General Manager, Alex Anthopoulos, Manager John Farrell
along with players J.P. Arencibia, Brett Cecil, Casey Janssen, Brett
Lawrie, Ricky Romero and Eric Thames.
The neurophysiological monitor is used to monitor brainwave activity,
primarily in children with seizure disorders. This portable unit will
allow real time interpretation of the physiological signals and is a
high priority for the Pediatric Medical Imaging Department.
Should media be looking for photos of the presentation by the Blue Jays
through the Jays Care Foundation please contact the Blue Jays
Communications Department at 416-341-1303 or via e-mail to Jay
Stenhouse (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Mal Romanin (email@example.com)
SOURCE Toronto Blue Jays Baseball Club
For further information:
Blue Jays Communications Department 416-341-1303
Jay Stenhouse, Jay.Stenhouse@bluejays.com
Mal Romanin, Mal.Romanin@bluejays.com