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Fitness event supports Backpack Buddies

December 13, 2018

SCOTT DEPOT — Revved Up CrossFit and Fitness at Teays Physical Therapy Center held its 3rd Annual Girls’ Fun Fitness Night Out (GFFNO) on Thursday, Dec. 6, to raise money for Backpack Buddies.

Area women came out for an enjoyable evening to support these efforts and take part in the CrossFit workout of the day and dinner served by the men of Revved Up. Food for the evening was generously donated by Mary Zigmond, owner of The Gallery located on Main Street in Hurricane.

Through this event, more than $4,200 was raised to support Rock Branch Independent Church, Winfield United Methodist Church and St. John United Methodist Church’s Backpack Buddy ministries. Weekly, these churches pack food to last through the weekend for over 250 students between Winfield Elementary, Lakeside Elementary, Poca High School, Poca Middle School and Rock Branch Elementary.

Christin Casto, owner of Teays Physical Therapy Center, stated “Each year we have seen the Girls’ Fun Fitness Night Out grow, including this year raising over $1,000 more than last year. Our hope is that each year we can raise more money to help support the students in Putnam County who are in need. This is an opportunity for us to come together as a community to ensure the children are provided with adequate food to last over the Christmas break.”

Revved Up CrossFit and Fitness and Teays Physical Therapy Center would like to thank the participants and many businesses for their generous donations; 100 percent of the proceeds goes to Backpack Buddies. Special thanks to the GFFNO Committee for all the hard work they put in to making this a successful event.

Revved Up CrossFit and Fitness is held at Teays Physical Therapy Center with programs available seven days a week for all fitness levels. If you would like more information about Revved Up CrossFit and Fitness contact Amy Widdifield, Director of Fitness Operations at 304-757-7293.