Men's Health Tailgating Challenge Before Pittsburgh Game

Connecticut comptroller Kevin Lembo announces the challenge.

Nov. 7, 2012

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. - State of Connecticut Comptroller Kevin Lembo, the University of Connecticut Health Center and the UConn football program will host a Men's Health Tailgating Challenge on Friday before the Huskies take on Pittsburgh at Rentschler Field.

The challenge is part of the "Man Up" program and will be held at FanFest between Gates A and B from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. "Man Up" is a statewide men's health campaign to raise awareness about health disparities between men and women.

Friday's Men's Health Tailgating Challenge will feature free health screenings, a Wii Sports competition with prizes and other activities to raise awareness about men's need to Man Up and take charge of their health.

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