Kate Betts

United PF Partners Spreads Cheer Through Holiday Donation Drives

The holiday season came at the end of a very difficult 2020, and United PF Partners wanted to bring some cheer and joy to the communities in which they serve. UPF orchestrated toy, food, toiletry and clothing drives across the nation that supported various local organizations. Seventy-one UPF clubs participated in a total of 21 drives across 11 different states in November and December of 2020.

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PF Houston Opens Two New Locations

Deciding to open new clubs during a global pandemic is not simple or easy. COVID gave PF Houston pause as they considered the openings of their two newest clubs. They wanted to preserve cash in this unprecedented time, monitor consumer sentiment, and make smart decisions considering the imposition of capacity limits that created operational challenges. Ultimately, the group made the difficult decision to open both Spring Cypress and NW Crossing, but they pushed the openings as far out as possible from their original dates.  

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Excel Fitness and Altamont Donate to Boys & Girls Clubs of America in a Big Way

Planet Fitness has long had a connection with the Boys & Girls Clubs of America. Supporting local Boys & Girls Clubs has been a way to give back to the community and the next generation. In January, Excel Fitness and their private equity group, Altamont, took that support to a major level. Altamont donated a total of $30,000 to support Boys & Girls Clubs in Excel Fitness’s Planet Fitness® communities. That includes BGCA clubs in Raleigh, Fort Worth, Dallas, Austin, Tulsa and Northwest Arkansas.

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