1st Sponsor: Project VisAbility
Project VisAbility sponsor bio!
Project VisAbility is a nonprofit organization helping to provide jobs and leadership opportunities in health and fitness for those with physical challenges. No Limitations. Only Opportunities.
The goal is to find jobs for capable individuals with physical challenges as exercise instructors and leaders in health and fitness as well as promoting inclusive fitness. Project VisAbility helps harness the inspiration and leadership of physically challenged veterans, athletes and others who want to use their talents and share their motivation with others. Founded in 2009 by Debbie Miller, Project VisAbility works with partners to help develop adaptive fitness equipment, programming, and people.
Project VisAbility Mission Statement
We support and encourage all fitness facilities to offer group classes taught by capable, physically challenged instructors.
Project VisAbility promotes and advocates inclusive fitness at the highest, most visible level by working to provide jobs in the areas of health and fitness for those with physical challenges. We seek to link gyms that are committed to this idea with motivating, qualified instructors.
By enabling everyone to exercise together, we inspire joy and celebrate achievement.
2nd Sponsor: Advantage Wrestling Club
Advantage Wrestling Camp provides a world class, knowledgeable, enthusiastic, and personable staff, with first-rate instruction and facilities for grades K-12.Advantage Wrestling Camp is designed to help all levels of wrestlers, from beginner to advanced, improve and expand their current wrestling skills. Advantage will provide our campers with the best environment to help develop a positive attitude toward training and a commitment to excellence in order to become a champion. For more information about Advantage Wrestling please visit http://advantagewrestling.com/
3rd Sponsor: Gold's Gym of Long Island
Welcome to "The Mecca" - we are the original, the place where it all began. More than 45 years ago, Joe Gold opened a modest fitness center in Venice Beach, California and began a tradition of commitment, passion and dedication that is now practiced at more than 600 locations across the globe.Our gyms are built to help people realize their goals and find their inner strength. We combine the most diverse amenities in the industry with the best personal training to deliver the ultimate fitness experience.At Gold's Gym you'll find all of the latest cardio and strength training equipment along with a dynamic group exercise program that includes classes like yoga, group cycling, mixed martial arts, muscle endurance training and pilates. Most importantly, you'll find an energetic, supportive environment full of all kinds of people who are committed to achieving their goals.Our global staff of personal trainers and group exercise instructors is the best in the business - period. Whether it is a mom looking to get in shape after having a child, a marathon runner training for his or her next race or a Hollywood star training for their next action movie,- we leverage over 45 years of fitness experience to create personalized fitness programs that help our members realize their potential.
As our staff and members can tell you, when you put on a Gold's Gym t-shirt, it means something special. It's not street cred... it's strength cred. You become part of a tradition of commitment and excellence that spans more than 30 countries, 40 states and has helped millions accomplish their dreams.
Today more than ever, people are looking for strength. Whether it's the strength to be a better parent, the strength to overcome diabetes or the strength to be a better athlete - strength comes in many forms. At Gold's Gym, we recognize that everyone has their own strength - our job for over 45 years has been to help them find it.
Locally, Gold’s Gym of Deer Park, Smithtown and Islip, an independently owned family of fitness centers committed to supporting the health and wellness of its members, is now celebrating 20 years of service to the community. Offering a wide range of group and personal exercise programs for people of all ages and fitness level, activities, services and amenities, its mission is to positively change people’s lives by providing the ultimate fitness experience. For more information on the programs or to sign up for a free 7-day membership, log onto www.goldsgym.com
4th Sponsor: Jeff Goldberg & Associates
Jeff Goldberg is an award-winning sales professional with more than three decades of sales, training, and management experience. He has had the opportunity to teach, coach, and speak in front of many thousands of sales professionals, ranging from financially successful veterans to the most junior new hires in a diverse array of industries.Jeff is the co-author of "How to Be Your Own Coach" and "Leverage Your Laziness!" He has been a student of human behavior for over 25 years and has read, and studied with, some of the world's greatest teachers. His philosophy and coaching have helped countless people take control of, and change, their lives for the better. His speeches and seminars inspire and entertain while his techniques will provide people with tools to live a happier, more productive and fulfilled life.Jeff delivers powerful, high-energy programs and speeches that draw on his years of experience as a performer in the theatre and stand-up comedy. He is relentlessly energetic and results-driven and injects humor, passion, and a strong dose of reality into his programs. He has delivered training for clients such as State Farm, Aramark, Siemens, Unisource, Cisco, Citibank, Cablevision, and others representing nearly every commercial and industrial category
5th Sponsor: The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is the world’s largest voluntary health organization dedicated to funding blood cancer research and providing education and patient services. Founded in 1949, we are relentless in pursuit of our mission: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families.
Rohan has recently partnered with The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and will be a candidate for the 2011 Man & Woman of the Year Campaign. Rohan chose to volunteer his time with The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society for several reasons. First, he is personally connected to the cause as one of his childhood friends is a leukemia survivor. Second, Rohan believes that his story and website--Catchspark.com--can provide inspiration and motivation to families affected by blood cancer. For more information on the Man & Woman of the Year Campaign please visit www.mwoy.org/li