September 22, 2009
SCHILLER PARK, Ill., Sept. 22, 2009 – Life Fitness has been appointed to the City of Chicago Mayor's Fitness Council (MFC), which works with the Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley, to select all members. The company has been named as the exclusive fitness manufacturer on the committee, which promotes, encourages and motivates the development of a physically active and healthy lifestyle for Chicagoans of all ages.
As a member of the MFC, Life Fitness will provide equipment and expertise at events such as Chicago Moves Day, a rally held in Daley Plaza, which invites Chicagoans to commit to living a healthy and active life. The company will also attend monthly planning meetings to discuss active projects and events, and will participate on the communications committee to market and publicize the MFC.
"Life Fitness is committed to promoting and encouraging fitness around the world, and we look forward to working with fellow members of the MFC to enhance our community's awareness of fitness," said John Stransky, president of Life Fitness.
About Life Fitness
Life Fitness is the global leader in commercial fitness equipment, as well as game tables and furnishings. The company manufactures and sells its well-known strength and cardiovascular equipment under its Life Fitness and Hammer Strength brands. It also offers billiards tables, accessories and game room furniture under the iconic Brunswick Billiards brand. Life Fitness, Hammer Strength and Brunswick Billiards equipment is distributed to more than 120 countries. Headquartered outside Chicago, in Rosemont, Ill., the company is a division of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC).