"WHO: To benefit developmentally and intellectually challenged adults of The Enrichment Center, a Triad-based non-profit arts-based agency located at 1006 S. Marshall Street. Zumbathon® participants can be any age, at any fitness level. They do not have to participate in the entire event.
WHAT: A 2 ½ hour Zumba® Latin dance fitness-marathon fundraiser, organized by Cortney H. Wilson, founder of FiF Element (Fitness is Fun!)® a mobile fun-fitness company, and hosted by Salem College’s Campus Activities Board. The Zumbathon® will be led by nine licensed Zumba® fitness instructors from within and around the Triad. A Vendor Hop, showcasing over 20 local health and fitness vendors. Participants can circulate the Vendor Hop for a chance to win prizes. Overall, participants can enjoy door prize giveaways, healthy snacks and beverages.
WHEN: Friday, September 12th; 7-9:30pm / Vendor Hop, 5pm; Doors/registration open at 5pm.
WHERE: The Zumbathon® will be held on the soccer field of Salem College. Entrance into Salem College’s soccer field is off Salem Avenue, across from the Winston-Salem Employees Credit Union, 711 Salem Avenue. Registration and the Vendor Hop will be held in Bryant Hall, and can be accessed also by the soccer field.
WHY: Proceeds will support transportation costs for clients getting to and from activities that will enhance their health, overall wellbeing and socialization skills.
HOW: Zumbathons are a fun and healthy way to raise money for a cause and raise community awareness about The Enrichment Center. This year’s 5th Annual Zumbathon® will be led by nine licensed instructors: Greicy Barahona, Noni Fuller, Jamila Greer, Helen Naples, Katina Rice, LaQuinta Sanchez, Whitney Summers, Sonja Wallace and Cortney Wilson. This year’s monetary goal is to raise $5,000. Proceeds raised will help offset the non-profit agency’s transportation costs for getting clients to and from activities that will enhance their health, overall wellbeing and socialization skills. To help the Center raise more money, the Center has added a pledge-collecting component, allowing participants and non-participants an opportunity to collect money and help the agency meet, or go beyond, their goal of $5,000.
COST: Advanced Online: Individual-$12. Groups of 10-$10/person. Purchase on line at www.enrichmentarc.org.
At the Door: $15/adults, $5/12 and under.
For more information: Lauren Davis, The Enrichment Center’s Director of Development/Fundraising at 336-837-6827 / firstname.lastname@example.org; Cortney Wilson, founder of FiF Element Fitness, Zumbathon® coordinator, 704-516-8268 / Cortney@FiF-Element.com. Visit www.FiF-Element.com or www.enrichmentarc.org for event details."
- A Press Release