Charter Fitness' 3rd Annual School Supply Drive to Benefit Local Schools

Jul 26, 2012, 15:03 ET from Charter Fitness

CHICAGO, July 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Charter Fitness is hosting its Third Annual School Supply Drive, August 1-19, 2012.  Brand-new school supplies such as pencils, pens, erasers, notebooks, folders, crayons and binders may be dropped off at any participating Charter Fitness locations.  The donations will benefit local students and schools in each of the communities Charter Fitness serves. 

Over the last two years, Charter Fitness has collected over 10,000 items for students in need through their school supply drives.

"We think it is important to give back to our communities and want to make sure every student has the necessary tools they need to succeed," said Dan Collins, Director of Sales, Charter Fitness.

For a list of Charter Fitness locations hosting drives, please visit

Chicagoland-based Charter Fitness Franchising LLC was recently approved to franchise its Charter Fitness Health Club brand nationally. The Company recently converted 38 Cardinal Fitness locations in Chicago, downstate Illinois and Northwest Indiana to the Charter Fitness brand, increasing the number of clubs to over 40 locations in five states. It is now the largest health club business in the Chicago, IL metropolitan area, and expects to hire 200 employees over the next 12 months.

About Charter Fitness Franchising LLC

Based in Orland Park, IL, Charter Fitness Franchising LLC is a health club franchise with over 40 locations in five states.  Charter Fitness health clubs offer members a clean, comfortable and convenient workout experience with best-in-class fitness equipment for as low as $10 per month. Charter Fitness strongly believes in community involvement and is a member of the International Health Racquet and Sportsclub Association (IHRSA).

SOURCE Charter Fitness