WATCH: 'Row the Boat' wall unveiled at University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital
The University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital has a new wall.
On Tuesday afternoon, Minnesota head coach P.J. Fleck and members of the team were on hand as the hospital unveiled its “Row the Boat” wall, which has been dedicated to the patients and families at the hospital. A short video was taken as the wall was revealed.
1…2…3…@Coach_Fleck and his family unveiled the new Row The Boat Wall at our hospital during a special ceremony this afternoon. Thanks to @GopherFootball for making a difference! #SkiUMah #RTB pic.twitter.com/P11CYj1nk9
— Masonic Children’s (@UMNChildrens) July 31, 2018
The phrase “Row the Boat” has long been a slogan of Fleck’s, bringing it from Western Michigan to Minnesota. According to a press release from Minnesota, “the new graphic will tell the history of ‘Row the Boat,’ which is a never-give-up mantra and lifestyle.
Fleck and members of the Golden Gophers offer make trips to the hospital to engage and interact with the patients and families.
Following the wall unveiling, the entire Minnesota football team was on hand for a barbeque party.