FITNESS EQUIPMENT DONATION
(QUINCY JOURNAL) Advance Physical Therapy recently donated nearly $40,000 of fitness equipment to Quincy Senior High School and Quincy Notre Dame High School.
The equipment consists of a full line of strength & resistance training as well as aerobic exercise related units.
Partners Greg Reis, Eric Ley, Chad Falconer and Natalie Stratton of Advance Physical Therapy presented the fitness equipment to Bill Connell of Quincy Notre Dame and Bill Sanders of Quincy Senior High School.
“Since opening Advance Physical Therapy, our goal has been to make a positive difference in the communities we serve,” says Eric Ley. “It is our hope that this equipment will encourage a positive lifestyle that includes physical fitness.” said Greg Reis, QND soccer coach and a former QND athlete. “As a past high school sports participant, I remember all to well the time and devotion to physical fitness that was required to excel. Having the right equipment to develop one’s self, especially at this crucial time in their lives, should make a strong impact on each athlete’s progress towards what they want to accomplish.”
In addition, Natalie Stratton offered the benefit of the equipment extends to all students by saying “Each student can benefit from this fitness equipment and should be encouraged to use it as it can set them on a path to healthy lifestyle that will extend benefits to them well beyond their high school years.”
Bill Connell of Quincy Notre Dame said of the donation, “It takes a community minded company, like Advance Physical Therapy, to help develop our area youth. The physical development of our students can play a big role in their psychological development as well. As our fitness room is open to our entire student body, this donation benefits the entire school, students and faculty alike. It gives us an upper hand when we compete against the state’s best in all of our sports.”
Bill Sanders of Quincy Senior High School said, “To be a recipient of this fitness equipment is an honor and is something that we will cherish. For Advance Physical Therapy to focus on our student body as they continue to do is a true testament to their employees and the company as a whole.”