Kids of Steele will host a “Team Up” event with UA football Coach Rich Rodriguez on Thursday, March 3, from 5 to 6 p.m.
The event is for children 5 years through 8th grade. Children will have the opportunity to participate in practice drills and other football activities with Coach Rodriguez and his staff.
“Kids of Steele is so grateful to Rich Rodriguez, his staff and players for giving these kids an experience they will never forget,” said Cecie Davenport, Kids of Steele board member.
Kids of Steele is the family auxiliary of the UA Steele Children’s Research Center and is dedicated to teaching children the importance of community service through service projects and family-friendly fundraising events. To learn more, please visit www.kidsofsteele.org.
This is event is not sponsored by the University of Arizona Athletics Department.
About the UA Steele Children’s Research Center
The UA Steele Children’s Research Center is one of the prestigious Centers of Excellence at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson at the University of Arizona Health Sciences. It is the state’s only academic pediatric research center designated by the Arizona Board of Regents, and the only facility in Southern Arizona where researchers and physician-scientists are dedicated to advancing medical knowledge through basic and translational research to improve children’s health. As researchers, they seek to discover answers to children’s medical mysteries. As physician-scientists, they provide compassionate care to hospitalized patients at Banner Children’s at Diamond Children’s Medical Center and pediatric outpatient clinics throughout Tucson and the state. And, as faculty members with the UA Department of Pediatrics, they teach and train the next generation of pediatricians and researchers.
About the University of Arizona Health Sciences
The University of Arizona Health Sciences is the statewide leader in biomedical research and health professions training. The UA Health Sciences includes the UA Colleges of Medicine (Phoenix and Tucson), Nursing, Pharmacy and Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, with main campus locations in Tucson and the growing Phoenix Biomedical Campus in downtown Phoenix. From these vantage points, the UA Health Sciences reaches across the state of Arizona and the greater Southwest to provide cutting-edge health education, research, patient care and community outreach services. A major economic engine, the UA Health Sciences employs almost 5,000 people, has nearly 1,000 faculty members and garners more than $126 million in research grants and contracts annually. For more information, visit uahs.arizona.edu.