Gold’s Gym Dutchess County Receives 2014 IHRSA Outstanding Community Service Award
Gold’s Gym Dutchess County Supports Local Initiatives From Road Pick-ups To Cancer Support Groups, As Well As National Nonprofit Organizations
Dallas, TX (March 14, 2014) – Gold’s Gym, the world’s leading authority on health and fitness, is excited to announce that its Dutchess County group was recently announced as the recipient of the 2014 IHRSA Outstanding Community Service Award, a prestigious honor bestowed annually upon select candidates within the fitness industry. Each year, the award recognizes an IHRSA member that has shown an above-and-beyond commitment to making a difference not only in their own community, but in locales near and far.
Consisting of 11,000 members between two clubs in Fishkill, NY and Poughkeepsie, NY, Gold’s Gym Dutchess County has consistently shown its ability to positively affect the lives of its community members and make an impact that extends far beyond gym walls. Gold’s Gym Dutchess County is committed to supporting charitable initiatives and is a regular supporter of national organizations and charities such as the American Heart Association, American Diabetes Association and Go Red’s “Better U.”
The gyms also lend a hand close to home by supporting local youth soccer teams, sponsoring a biannual road cleaning, and fundraising for various programs such as Miles of Hope, a local breast cancer support group and The Renegades’ Pitch for Kids, a local foundation focusing on improving the quality of life of young people and their families throughout the region.
Upon receiving the award, regional owner and manager Kim Kenyon noted that Gold’s Gym Dutchess County prides itself on helping people improve their lives. “In order for us to change lives, we focus on building relationships not only with our members but with the community as well,” said Kenyon. “Our dedicated and passionate staff is eager to participate in all the events we put together. Our goal is to make an impact either by raising money, sponsoring an event or providing a service. The Gold’s Gym brand and community means so much to us, and we are honored to have been selected as the recipient of this meaningful award.”
The Gold’s Gym brand prides itself on its commitment to both its members and the greater communities it serves, and congratulates these exemplary franchisees on their achievement.
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About Gold’s Gym
Established in Venice, Calif. in 1965, Gold’s Gym is the most recognized gym chain in the world with more than 650 locations in 37 states and 28 countries. The iconic brand ranks in the top 15 percent of Entrepreneur magazine’s 2011 “Franchise 500”. Gold’s Gym offers the latest equipment and services, including group exercise, personal training, cardiovascular equipment, group cycle, Pilates and yoga. With nearly 3 million members worldwide, Gold’s Gym helps all kinds of people achieve their individual potential through fitness. For more information please visit www.goldsgym.com, www.facebook.com/goldsgym or www.twitter.com/goldsgym.