Are you looking for a way to work out and have fun? What if you could burn calories and have fun for a good cause? The Brigance Foundation and Augie’s Quest will be hosting the inaugural “Zumbathon for ALS”. “Zumbathon for ALS will be held on Friday June 27, 2014 from 6-8 p.m. at the Merritt Athletic Club (downtown location) which is located at 210 Centre Street Baltimore, MD 21202. The cost is $30 per person and you can register by clicking here. There will be a DJ, Zumba Master Trainer and a special appearance by Ravens kicker Justin Tucker and the Baltimore Ravens Cheerleaders.All proceeds from the event will be given to the Brigance Brigade Foundation and Augie’s Quest. “The Brigance Brigade Foundation, a nonprofit organization that provides patient service assistance and support to ALS patients and families to enhance their quality of life, and the other fifty percent of the funds will be donated to MDA® Augie's Quest®, a nonprofit research initiative dedicated to finding treatments and cures for ALS.
“ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, is a progressive motor neuron disease that robs people of the ability to move, eat and breathe on their own. Both O.J. Brigance and Augie Nieto are nationally recognized voices in the fight to help those suffering from the disease. After a successful career in the CFL and NFL, Brigance serves as the Senior Advisor to Player Development for the Baltimore Ravens and Co-Founder of the Brigance Brigade Foundation. A pioneer in the fitness industry, Nieto co-founded Life Fitness, Inc. and currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors at the ALS Therapy Development Institute (ALS TDI). “.
You can learn more about the Brigance Brigade by clicking here. You can learn more about Augie’s Quest by clicking here. You can learn more about “Zumbathon for ALS” by clicking here. Have a wonderful time and thank you for raising awareness for ALS.