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Saint Mary’s Fitness Center raises funds to assist local women with cancer

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image002ST. MARY’S CENTER FOR HEALTH AND FITNESS NEWS RELEASE – Through a silent auction held at its annual Celebration of Health member appreciation party in March, the Saint Mary’s Center for Health & Fitness was able to raise over $1,000 for Moms on the Run — a local, non-profit organization that assists local women with cancer.

Moms on the Run sponsors three women per month who have had a female-type of cancer to be members of the Center for Health & Fitness’ medical exercise program. They attend the Cancer Rehabilitation Programs for six months each.

“What Moms on the Run does for the community and women with cancer is unbelievable,” said Miles Mettler, Center for Health & Fitness General Manager. “There are a lot of people behind closed doors on their end working diligently every day to provide those less fortunate with opportunities to succeed. Anything we can do to help them in their efforts is always a blessing.”

Saint Mary’s is sponsoring a team for the annual Moms on the Run 3K/5K Walk, 5K Run or 10K Run on Sunday, May 12. Click here for instructions on how to join the Saint Mary’s team. 

Bids on the items were placed by members of the Center for Health & Fitness. The items donated came from local organizations: Juice Box Yoga, Nevada Athletics Department, Atlantis Casino Resort, Battle Born CrossFit, David Goodman Art, William Furs, Nevada Discovery Museum, Silver Legacy Resort Casino, SOAK Nail Spa & Lounge, Haines Family Fitness, lululemon athletica, Reno Aces, Salsa Reno, Nevada Museum of Art, Donuts to Go and Charles Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Academy.

If you wish to speak with our Medical Exercise Director Amanda La Torre, or a representative of Moms of the Run, please contact Marketing Coordinator Juan López at [email protected] or 775-770-7236.

Creating the right environment for success is what the Center for Health and Fitness is all about. When it comes to fitness, you need a variety of high-quality exercise equipment, room to move, qualified personnel to help you, and the assurance that things will be clean and working properly. You don’t need to be concerned about lifting mega weights, looking great in spandex or wondering what to do next. At the center, we’ll introduce you to a higher standard of fitness. For more information, visit www.saintmarysfitness.com.

Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center based in Reno, is a 380-bed acute care hospital offering inpatient, outpatient and wellness services. Nationally recognized and accredited by the Joint Commission, Saint Mary’s offers a robust line of services including a top-rated Center for Cancer featuring the region’s only CyberKnife radiosurgery delivery system, state-of-the-art William N. Pennington Emergency Room and Senior ER and a Heart and Vascular Institute dedicated to long-term wellness. The health system also operates a fully-integrated Medical Group with six primary care offices, four urgent care facilities and two retail clinics and a state-of-the-art Center for Health & Fitness. As a long-standing community partner, Saint Mary’s is dedicated to ensuring the health and wellness of northern Nevada remains strong. For more information, visit www.saintmarysreno.com.

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