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April 2, 2013
Ellipse Fitness Studios Raise $ 13,700 during 7th Annual Domestic Violence Fundraiser
Appleton, Wisconsin – Did you know that nearly one-third (31%) of American women report being physically or sexually abused by a husband or boyfriend at some point in their lives?
Ellipse Fitness franchises raised $13,700 at our 7th Annual Victory over Violence Event on Saturday, March 16th. Our grand total raised in seven years is over $88,000! Victory over Violence (VOV) is a 4 hour fitness marathon to raise donations for domestic abuse shelters. The fitness marathon included segments of kickboxing, strength training, partner cardiovascular work and a steady stream of pumped up music to keep participants energized and motivated.
Donations were made to the following agencies:
Harbor House, Appleton, WI http://www.harborhouseonline.org/
Christine Ann Domestic Abuse Services, Oshkosh, WI http://www.christineann.net/
Golden House, Green Bay, WI http://www.goldenhousegb.org/
Sojourner Family Peace Center, Milwaukee, WI http://www.familypeacecenter.org/
A Safe Place, Jefferson County, MO http://www.comtrea.org/adult-domestic-violence/
About Ellipse Fitness
Founded in 2002, Ellipse Fitness is a classes-only fitness and nutrition franchise specializing in providing regularly scheduled group exercise classes and nutrition programs for our members. Our proprietary workout programs emphasize functional movement, cardiovascular training, building core strength and increasing lean muscle mass. For information on programs and locations please visit ellipsefitness.com. For information about owning an Ellipse Fitness franchise please visit ellipsefitnessfranchise.com.
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