January 27, 2004
Field Goal for The Woodlands as NFL Players & Alumni Touch Down for Visits at Local Hospitals
Houston Texans Jabari Holloway, Baltimore Ravens Gerome Sapp, and former NFL Alumni Gerald Irons, Cleveland Browns and Oakland Raiders, and Grant Irons, Buffalo Bills, will touch down in The Woodlands, to visit with hospital patients and take tours of Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital and St. Luke's Community Medical Center (CMC)-The Woodlands as part of Super Bowl week festivities.
Both Gerald (father to Grant) and Grant Irons are residents of The Woodlands, who were awarded the distinction of "Hometown Heroes" in its initial year, 1999, as part of The Woodlands' 25th anniversary celebration. The entire Irons family earned this honor for their involvement and their support in the community.
Steve Sanders, vice president and CEO of Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital, and Teresa Danna, CEO of St. Luke's CMC-The Woodlands will welcome the special guests to their respective hospitals. Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital is a 168-bed acute care hospital while St. Luke's CMC-The Woodlands is a family-centered, 84-bed hospital with clinical affiliations to Texas Heart Institute, Texas Children's Hospital, and the TIRR Rehabilitation Centers.
Thursday, January 29, 2004
Players will visit Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital from 4 p.m. until 5 p.m. and will then make their way down the field to St. Luke's CMC-The Woodlands between 5:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m.
Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital is located at 9250 Pinecroft Drive, just south of the intersection of Research Forest Drive and Pinecroft Drive in The Woodlands, Texas.
St. Luke's Community Medical Center-The Woodlands is located at 17200 St. Luke's Way at the intersection of St. Luke's Way and College Park Drive (SH 242).
For more information, contact: Susan Vreeland-Wendt (281) 719-6174
Lorrie Parise (281) 719-6344