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5/30/12 06:32AM

AMA Fitness Center Client’s Raise $4,000 for Clothes to Kids

Local fitness center holds its 2nd annual charity weight loss competition to sheds the pounds and exceeds last year's fundraising by $1,000. 100% of the proceeds donated to Clothes To Kids, a nonprofit organization providing clothing to low - income school-age children in Pinellas County.

AMA Fitness Center Client’s Raise $4,000 for Clothes to Kids

May 29, 2012

Clearwater, FL

AMA Fitness Center launched its 2

nd annual "Lose Weight… Clothe a Kid" charity weight loss competition on January 23, 2012. Contest participants each paid a $50 tax deductible entrance fee and additional contributions were made during the contest based on weight loss or gain. On May 25th, 100% of the funds raised were donated to Clothes To Kids, a nonprofit organization providing clothing to low -income school-age children in Pinellas County. A ceremonial check was presented to Jennifer Jacobs, Clothes to Kids Development Director. "We are so grateful to our client’s for their support of such a worthy cause. The $4,000 raised translates into 80 wardrobes for under-privileged children" said AMA Fitness Center president Joe Altamura. "Our client’s really stepped-up, we were able to raise $1,000 more than last year’s donation." The

Lose Weight… Clothe a Kid contest winner lost 24.2 lbs. or 11.75% of body weight during the competition’s 12 week duration through an AMA designed program of nutrition and exercise.

 

About AMA Fitness Center

The AMA Fitness Center specializes in group, semi –private and one-on-one Personal Fitness Training, Pilates, Massage and Yoga and has been serving the Tampa Bay area since 1990. At AMA Fitness Center we have embraced the concept of a small, non intimidating facility, conducive to learning and structured to help people continually improve. We have a staff of trainers degreed and/or certified with The National Academy of Sports Medicine that work with clients to keep them motivated, healthy and physically fit. For more information call AMA Fitness Center at (727) 785-4773 or visit www.amafitness.com