Harrisburg Area YMCA Hosts Move-A-Thon Fundraiser for ALS Association Greater Philadelphia Chapter and the YMCA

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The Y seeks to pay tribute to community members suffering from ALS by hosting a high-energy event at their West Shore YMCA branch.

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Members of the Harrisburg Area YMCA family have been touched by ALS, and the Y is excited to support this worthy cause!

The Harrisburg Area YMCA will be hosting a Move-A-Thon on April 6, 2013 from 9AM to 1PM. Proceeds will benefit the YMCA Annual Support Campaign and The ALS Association Greater Philadelphia Chapter. Members of the Harrisburg Area YMCA family have been touched by ALS, and the Y is excited to support this worthy cause!

The day will include surprise guests, massage and the chance to win various raffle prizes such as products and services from local and national vendors. The MOVEment will feature Zumba® (9 am – 11 am) and R.I.P.P.E.D.TM (11 am – 1 pm) two of the Harrisburg Area YMCA’s most popular group fitness classes. These activities are guaranteed to burn lots of calories. Participants can choose one workout, or join in the whole event.

Each participant is asked to raise $30 to join in. Participants may designate their sponsorships to benefit the YMCA or ALS or both! Those who raise over $100 receive a free event tee-shirt and will be entered into a drawing to win an iPad. Participants can pre-register at the West Shore YMCA Welcome Center or online at YMCAHarrisburg.org/special-events by selecting the West Shore YMCA Move-A-Thon.

This event is sponsored by H.B. McClure Company, Cleveland Brothers and the Camp Hill Tennis Club. Sponsorship opportunities are still available for companies who would like to give a donation to the Silent Auction. For more information, please contact Michelle Lobingier at Michelle.Lobingier (at) Highmark (dot) com.


About the Y
The Y is one of the nation’s leading nonprofits strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Across the U.S., 2,700 Ys engage 21 million men, women and children – regardless of age, income or background – to nurture the potential of children and teens, improve the nation’s health and well-being, and provide opportunities to give back and support neighbors. Anchored in more than 10,000 communities, the Y has the long-standing relationships and physical presence not just to promise, but to deliver, lasting personal and social change.

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