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Global Wellness Summit Adds C. Victor Brick to Its Advisory Board

On Sept. 15, the Global Wellness Summit (GWS), the foremost gathering of international leaders in the multitrillion-dollar global wellness economy, announced the appointment of C. Victor Brick, CEO of Planet Fitness Growth Partners (PFGP) and chairman of the John W. Brick Mental Health Foundation, to its 12-person advisory board. Brick brings over 35 years of success in the fitness industry and a long-standing personal commitment to promoting the integration of wellness modalities into the treatment of mental health issues to the GWS Advisory Board.

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Taymax Fills Need for San Antonio Boys & Girls Clubs

Because of its longstanding relationship with Taymax Group, the Boys & Girls Clubs of San Antonio (BGCA) knew Planet Fitness® was its go-to partner for help following the reopening of the clubs after closures due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Under Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines, water fountains in the clubs were designated as water bottle refill stations only. Many of the youth in the San Antonio locations, however, returned without reusable containers, creating a concern for the Boys & Girls Clubs about how the children would stay hydrated. Without hesitation, Taymax Group volunteered to assist in providing water bottles for the youth.

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Anchor Management Assists Community Food Banks During Crisis

When the coronavirus pandemic struck the U.S., communities across the country were deeply impacted. The crisis wrought by COVID-19 left many families struggling to put food on the table, so Anchor Management’s Planet Fitness® teams in the Wilmington, North Carolina, area stepped in to assist residents. 

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Baseline Fitness Shows Support for Team Members During Pandemic

Following the closure of gyms during the COVID-19 pandemic, a group from Baseline Fitness, owned by Scott Majkrzak, decided to create a financial support fund to assist fellow team members. “They wanted to start a donation pool designed to help any Baseline Fitness team member who may have needed financial assistance quickly during this period of hardship,” explained Majkrzak.

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Atlanta Marketing Co-Op Donation Fights Food Insecurity in Metro Area

In May, as many Planet Fitness® locations in Georgia began reopening, the Atlanta Marketing Co-Op took the opportunity to think of others impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. The 46-club co-op donated $10,000 to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta to support the nonprofit’s efforts to fight food insecurity. With school closures, many BGCA youth were left without meals provided through the education system. 

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