The donation celebrates a commitment to anti-bullying efforts, as well as the official opening of a new Overland Park Planet Fitness location
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OVERLAND PARK (QUIVIRA), KS (February 15, 2018)— Today Planet Fitness presented a $5,000 oversized check to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City to honor the official grand opening of its new Overland Park club, the eleventh in the Kansas City area.
The donation was given during a 9:00 a.m. ribbon cutting ceremony that took place at the new Planet Fitness club, located at 9331 Quivira Road. The gift will benefit the Boys & Girls Club’s anti-bullying efforts, and represents Planet Fitness’ commitment to investing in the Kansas City area community through a number of goodwill initiatives.
“We strive to create a space where everyone feels accepted and respected, which is why we’ve donated to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City’s anti-bullying efforts to maintain our community’s positive environment,” said Greg Henson, Franchise Partner.
Planet Fitness has recently been extending its judgement-free philosophy outside of its gym and into the community with its philanthropic initiative, “Judgement Free Generation™.” Together with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City, Planet Fitness aims to empower a generation of children and teens to grow up contributing to a more judgement-free planet—a place where everyone feels accepted and like they belong.
The Overland Park location, at Quivira and 93rd Street, offers memberships starting at just $10 per month. The PF Black Card® membership, which is $21.99 a month, includes additional amenities such as the ability to bring a guest every day at no added charge, access to all of Planet Fitness’ more than 1,400 locations, as well as access to massage beds and chairs, and tanning, among other benefits*.
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*PF Black Card® amenities may vary by location but are included in Overland Park.
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About Planet Fitness
Founded in 1992 in Dover, N.H., Planet Fitness is one of the largest and fastest-growing franchisors and operators of fitness centers in the United States by number of members and locations. Planet Fitness has more than 10 million members and more than 1,400 stores in 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Canada, the Dominican Republic and Panama. The Company's mission is to enhance people's lives by providing a high-quality fitness experience in a welcoming, non-intimidating environment, which we call the Judgement Free Zone®. More than 90 percent of Planet Fitness stores are owned and operated by independent business men and women.