Fitness, fun on tap for Second Friday

PLYMOUTH — A focus on fitness with a little fun thrown in for good measure is the theme of the Second Friday Chamber of Commerce event this week.

According to Plymouth Chamber director Betty Glaub-Gibbs, For May's event, the theme was already in the plans. “I said it has to be fun,” she explained.

“We want people to realize fitness can be fun.”

To realize that goal, a number of local businesses have signed up to take part.

Included at the Second Friday event, which is 5 - 8 p.m. in downtown Plymouth are:

• Fitness Forum doing “boot camp” demonstrations and teaching Zumba;

• Plymouth Family Tae Kwon Do with board breaking and self defense demonstrations and an exhibition of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu;

• Walgreen’s will be doing basic health screenings;

• and B&D Organics will be selling organic produce.

The Marshall County Museum is also taking part with an “Exercise your brain challenge.

Retail specials at the stores is also a part of Second Fridays, Glaub-Gibbs said.

(this story was published in the May 8 edition of The Pilot News.)