YMCA ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH SUMMIT ORTHOPEDICS
Summit Orthopedics named official Orthopedic Medicine and Injury Prevention partner of the YMCA
Minneapolis, MN - The YMCA of the Greater Twin Cities (YGTC), a leading nonprofit dedicated to strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, will partner with Summit Orthopedics, one of the largest orthopedic groups in the Twin Cities, to offer healthy living programs for the community. Summit Orthopedics will be recognized as the official Orthopedic Medicine and Injury Prevention Partner of the YGTC.
Both YGTC and Summit Orthopedics believe in establishing partnerships in the community so that all have the opportunity to live healthier, happier lives. The organizations will partner on many health and well-being initiatives, including:
• Y sports leagues for youth of all ages and abilities to develop skills, build confidence and enjoy positive competition
• Y Run event for families and individuals of all ages to come together to meet their fitness goals
• Gathering event for seniors to engage in conversations and activities around healthy aging so they can live healthy, connected and fulfilling lives.
• Injury prevention education shared by Summit Orthopedics experts online and to Y participants in sports leagues and other programs
“We’re thrilled to launch this partnership with the YMCA,” said Summit Orthopedics CEO Adam Berry. “The Y’s focus on healthy living and community service closely mirrors Summit’s dedication to helping the families and communities we serve live healthy, active lifestyles.”
“We are excited to partner with Summit Orthopedics to deliver innovative healthy living programs to our community,” said Glen Gunderson, president and CEO of the YGTC. “We look forward to collaborating with an organization equally committed to ensuring youth, families, adults and seniors thrive in each stage of life.”
About the YMCA of the Greater Twin Cities
The YMCA of the Greater Twin Cities is a leading nonprofit dedicated to strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Established in 1856 in St. Paul, 160 years ago, and a decade later in Minneapolis, the Ys provide life-strengthening services across 12 counties of the greater Twin Cities metro region and western Wisconsin communities. The 27 Y locations and program sites, seven overnight camps, 10 day camps, and more than 90 child care sites engage nearly a quarter million men, women and children of all ages, incomes and backgrounds. To learn more about the Y’s mission and work, visit our website at http://www.ymcatwincities.org.
About Summit Orthopedics
Summit Orthopedics is privately owned and managed, with 50 highly trained orthopedic specialists teamed with 125 supporting providers such as physician assistants, therapists, and certified athletic trainers. For nearly 30 years, Summit has provided a range of conservative and progressive care options for musculoskeletal conditions for patients across the Twin Cities and Greater Minnesota. This includes prevention, surgical and non-surgical treatment, and rehabilitation. Summit employs about 650 people at over 25 locations spanning Minnesota. For more information, visit: http://www.summitortho.com