The following is a brief log on some of the fun-fundraising efforts we’re involved with. We’ve been actively raising funds for those in need since 1989.
Off to Disney
“Some princesses wear glass slippers… but running shoes are faster.”
Go runners! Go!
BEST WESTERN Turtle Running Club at the Santa Shuffle, Dec. 3rd, 2011
Supporting the Salvation Army
Tricia, Meghan, Tammy, Santa, Frances & Nancy
Meghan, Frances, Tammy, Tricia & Lyndsay
Diabetes Education Program
Tammy participated in the November 1 Launch of the Diabetes Education Program.
- Provide a safe environment for clients with diabetes and / or pre-diabetes to exercise.
- Motivate clients with diabetes and/ or pre-diabetes to integrate exercise into daily routine.
- Increase #of diabetes clients participating in exercise programs.
- Increase awareness of diabetes prevention and management through enhanced physical activity.
BW Turtle Runners at the Killaloe 5/10km for the Library Fund
October 15th, 2011
The BW running group continued their mission with a run for the Library Fund in Killaloe. The cold weather made for some PB times for many! Well done!
Melissa, Meghan, Tammy, Connie, Donna, Nancy, Nina, Cheraine, Tricia
BEST WESTERN Turtle Running Team at the Dr. Kim Armstrong Turkey Trot!
October 8th, 2011 ~ Riverside Park, Pembroke
Congratulations to all the BW runners!
Frances, Kathy, Connie, Sandy, Nancy F., Marie, Lisa, Tammy & Nancy N.
(not pictured, Tricia, Donna, Jenna & Erik)
SEPTEMBER 18th, 2011 ~ Army Run, Ottawa ~ Run for Soldier On and the Military Families Fund
Tammy, Sandy, Tricia, Frances, Nina, “Coach” Connie, Nancy, Donna, Meghan, Sheila, Lisa, Marie
MAY 29th, 2011 OTTAWA RACE WEEKEND ~ RUN FOR RESEARCH
Nancy is raising money for CANCER RESEARCH at the OTTAWA HOSPITAL and running in the 10km. What better way to train than to do CARDIO CLASSES at the BW Fitness Centre?!
Come to an extra CARDIO CLASS on Friday @ 4:30 or Sunday @ 10:00. and donate 5$ to the cause.
Members and non-members are welcome (non-members must sign a waiver). So bring a friend!
CARDIO classes will be primarily STEP, but may include BOSU & TAE BOX. You will give your heart a workout, have fun and donate to a great cause. Let’s make cancer history.
- Sunday April 17 – 10:00 – $40.00
- Friday April 29 – 4:30 – $15.00
- Sunday May 1 – 10:00 – $40.00
- Friday May 6 – 4:30 – $35.00
- Sunday May 8 – $35.00
- Friday May 13 – 4:30 – $40.00
- Sunday May 15 – 10:00 – $40.00
- Friday May 20 – 4:30 – $20.00
- Sunday May 22 – 10:00 – $20.00
Donations: $20.00 (Thank you!)
Total = $305 THANK YOU!
We donated $250 was our pledge to Cancer Research at the Ottawa Hospital.
The remaining $55 was donated to the Relay for Life, June 4th, in Petawawa.
BOOK AND DVD SALE
BEST WESTERN Fitness is held a “Book and DVD Sale” throughout the month of November. All proceeds went towards the Empty Stocking Fund. Thank you to all those who supported the cause!
- Our GOAL – $500
- November 17 – $367
- December 1 – $449
- December 6 – $517
With donations from staff members, we raised over $675 towards gifts for the Empty Stocking Fund. Several instructors met for a shopping excursion recently and we filled several carts with great toys! Thank you for your support!