REX Seeks to Assist Member Clubs in the Wake of Hurricane Harvey
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TEXAS - In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, many clubs were impacted to varying degrees: temporary club closings, power outages, increased membership cancellations, requests for memberships to be placed on hold, flooding, facility and equipment damages, cancelled programs/classes (affecting staff earning and member spending), inability of members to access the clubs due to bridge and road closings, etc. Of course, in time, insurance will hopefully cover many of these business losses. However, an immediate need is taking care of affected staff members (especially front-line employees) that may not have the resources to help cope with to this catastrophe. REX member clubs impacted include:
Corpus Christie Athletic Club
Memorial Athletic Club
Villa Sport - Cypress & Woodlands
REX RT# 2:
Golds Gym Houston
Cher Harris (have established their own Houstonian employee assistance fund).
Eddie Tock and Brent Darden report that offers to provide assistance have been overwhelmingly supportive, with many asking what they can do to help fellow roundtable members. This Texas Health Clubs Hurricane Relief effort is specifically for this purpose. As you will see by following the link, your donation is personal, 100% of the funds reach the recipients, it is tax deductible and you are directly supporting our health and fitness community.
Please consider supporting this cause individually, through your business and through your own network of influence. Sharing this gofundme page with your club team and membership (Facebook) would be tremendously appreciated: www.gofundme.com/texas-health-clubs-hurricane-relief
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