(Miami Lakes) – The Graham family and Coach Don Shula- Their names are synonymous with good deeds and community service.
For decades, residents of Miami Lakes have known them to be the driving force of the community. The list of contributions and achievements is endless.
Today, the company will add one more entry to that list by honoring and providing a real benefit to immediate family members of actively deployed Reservists and National Guard members. Shula’s Athletic Club – the fitness crown jewel of thousands, will do their part in making the lives of some of those American’s easier by opening their doors to their family members.
General Manger, Mr. Bill Higgs announced today that the club will be providing complimentary memberships to immediate family members of deployed Reservists and National Guard as a proud member of the IHRSA Joining Forces Network, which supports First Lady Michelle Obama’s Joining Forces and Let’s Move! Initiatives.
The IHRSA Joining Forces Network was introduced on May 9th by Mrs. Obama at a health and wellness event for military families on the south lawn of the White House.
“Shula’s Athletic Club is honored to be a participating member of The IHRSA Joining Forces Network and is excited to begin supporting the needs of these military families” says Mr. Bill Higgs of Shula’s Athletic Club. “Our staff is so proud to be able to give back to the families of these courageous Americans in such a unique and beneficial way,” adds Higgs.
Beginning July 1st, immediate family members of currently deployed Reservists and National Guard from the Miami, Florida community are invited to begin their complimentary 6-month membership. A membership at Shula’s Athletic Club includes complimentary membership as well as Kids Club and Group Classes.
“Under the guidance of our trained professionals, these families will receive great healthy lifestyle advice and training in a supportive environment. Our entire staff is energized and excited to extend our services to these families. We can only imagine how stressful it must be to have a loved one so far from home, so we are honored to help with their health, happiness and stress-relief in the ways we know best.” said Mr. Bill Higgs.
About Shula’s Athletic Club
Shula's Athletic Club is located in beautiful Miami Lakes, Florida and has been one of South Florida's premier fitness and wellness centers since 1982. Our staff is dedicated to improving the “quality of life” of our members and the community of Miami Lakes.
This is achieved every day by providing our members with a warm and welcoming environment, extensive programming, a team of caring professionals, and the best fitness equipment and sports facilities available.
You can contact or visit Shula’s Athletic Club: 15150 Bull Run Road – Miami Lakes, Florida 33014 Phone: (305) 820.8025 www.ClubShula.com
IHRSA is a not-for-profit trade association representing health and fitness facilities, gyms, spas, sports clubs, and suppliers worldwide. IHRSA is committed to taking a leadership role in promoting physical activity, which is critical to America’s health and the battle against obesity and disease. IHRSA and its members are dedicated to making the world healthier through regular exercise and fitness promotion. Learn more about the IHRSA Joining Forces Network at www.healthclubs.com.
For more information on the benefits of exercise, visit www.health.gov/PAGuidelines/guidelines/chapter2.aspx