The North Kingstown Blog is promoting local health clubs that are raising awareness for October’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Denise Robbin, Program Director, of River Bend Athletic Club sent me a message with a fun-raiser they are hosting for Breast Cancer month called “Watch Me Cure.” River Bend Athletic Club is South County’s 2015 Best of RI Gym. River Bend is a full service club that features cardiovascular equipment, strength training equipment, group exercise classes, and much more. They are open 7 days a week and offer childcare services, tanning as well as plenty of parking. You can see photos of the club, find out hours of operation, and search class descriptions on their official website – www.riverbendac.biz. Here is some additional information and a few of their promotional flyers about “Watch Me Cure” from River Bend Athletic Club, where “prospective members are encouraged to stop in for a facility tour and will receive a FREE day pass!”
“Watch Me Cure” River Bend Athletic Club (RBAC) 13th Annual Fun-Raiser for Breast Cancer
OPTOGAIT ($10 donation)– Thursday, Oct 22, 4:30-6:30pm. We’ve teamed up with Olympic Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine to offer individual 15-minute computerized gait analysis for runners. Optogait uses an LED detection system to collect biomechanical data while running on a treadmill. 8 slots available ($65 value)
TRIBUTE YOGA ($20 donation)– Thursday, Oct 22, 5:30-7pm. A yoga class to honor our Pink Warriors. As part of the practice, we will be dedicating the Tribute Flags that have been purchased over the past couple of weeks, before stringing them outside as a symbol of hope and remembrance.
“WATCH ME” CROSSTRAIN WORKOUT($20 donation)–Friday, Oct 23, 8-9:15am – a team of instructors will lead this fun-filled workout that is sure to get your heart pumping and muscles moving. Appropriate for all fitness levels
SPIN-A-THON ($20 per hour donation) – Saturday, Oct 23, 7-10:30am. Sign up for 1, 2, or 3 hours (bonus ½ hour for those doing all 3)
“WATCH ME” PARTY – ($20 donation) Saturday, Oct 24 7-10:30pm – Food, Fun, and Friends. Join us for a night on the town at Mariner Grille in Narragansett. Light buffet served, cash bar. Winner of the 50/50 raffle will be drawn at 10pm.
SILENT AUCTION – members have been dropping off (and bidding on) a wide range of items. Everything from heirloom china sets to Patriots home game tickets are up for grabs. Bidding ends Saturday, Oct 24 at 4pm. Winners will be posted on Sunday, Oct 25.
TRIBUTE FLAGS – $5 donation each – following the ancient Tibetan tradition of stringing colorful flags along the mountainside, we will be displaying our own PINK tribute flags to honor those touched by breast cancer. Flags are available for purchase and decorate, and will be dedicated during the Tribute Yoga class
“WATCH ME CURE” WATER BOTTLES are also available to purchase all week ($5 donation)
50/50 RAFFLE – tickets are being sold all week ($1 each, 15 for $10) and the winner will be drawn at the “Watch Me” Party on Saturday night.
This is a community fund raiser, so members AND non-members are welcome to attend, with no added guest fee attached. The RBAC Charitable Foundation donates 100% of ALL proceeds to the American Cancer Society, and ALL RBAC staff members donate their time and energy to help make this Fun Raiser a success.
River Bend Athletic Club
316 Columbia St
Wakefield, RI 02879