November 29, 2012
Zumbathon Raises $1,700 for Scotland County Cancer Fund
Zumba instructors Laurie Ward and Sandra Swearingen present a check to Margret Curry, director of the Scotland County Cancer Fund. A recent Zumbathon headed up by Ward, Swearingen and P.J. Parker, raised more than $1,700 for the local charity.
A day focused on the health of the participants paid huge dividends for the wellbeing of current and future Cancer patients.
The Zumba instructors at the Scotland County Fitness Center joined forces to host a one day Zumbathon charity event on Saturday, November 3rd at the Rec Plex to raise funds for the Scotland County Cancer Fund.
Guest instructors Jessie Pinson and Brenda Ellis joined Laurie Ward, Sandra Swearingen and P.J. Parker center stage to lead the packed house in a day of exercising. Participants gathered pledges and donations that helped raise more than $1,700 for the Scotland County Cancer Fund.
Sponsors of the 2012 Zumbathon for the Scotland County Cancer fund included:
Admire Evergreen-Kirksville; American Family Insurance-Chris Harris- Memphis; Annie Fisher-Edina; Aquatic Center-Kirksville; B.A. Crawford Estate & Trust Tax Accounting LLC; Bange's Gun Shop- Memphis; Becky Hopp- Embroidery-Memphis; Blink of An Eye-Kirksville; BMB Creations-Leah Scott; Bob's Auto Repair- Memphis; Brock Station-Monica Cunningham- Memphis (Brock); Burger King- Kirksville; Casey's-Memphis; Catfish Place-Arbela; Cheryl Golbricht- Memphis; Colton's Steakhouse- Kirksville; Cook's Mens Store- Memphis; Countryside Flowers- Memphis; Crystal's Country Style-Crystal Riebel- Memphis; Dairy Queen-Kirksville; Daisy Patch- Memphis; Dollar General-Memphis; Don Norton- Memphis; Downtown Cinema 8-Kirksville; Dr. Donnellson- Memphis; Farm & Home-Memphis; Farm Bureau Insurance-Greg Shelley; Gas & More- Memphis; Gerth's - Memphis; Gingerbread House; Golden Furrow-Rick Rockhold- Memphis; Hair Co.- Memphis; Hawkins Insurance-Edina; Helena Chemical- Memphis; Here's Your SignÖAnd a Little Bit More-Tami Lee-Novinger; Hinds Realty-Memphis; Hometown Animal Health- Memphis; Hopkins Lumber- Memphis; Hy-Vee-Kirksville; J's Foods- Memphis; Just Teasin- Tabitha Bair- Memphis; K & M Automotive- Memphis; Kountry Konnections- Memphis; Larry's Barber Shop- Larry Riney-Memphis; Leslie Clark-Memphis; M & O Concrete- Memphis; Main Street Cafť- Memphis; Margaret Robeson- Memphis; Martin's Auto-Memphis; Mary Kay-Diane Duley; McDonald's -Kirksville; Memphis Auto Parts; Memphis Democrat; Memphis Funeral Home; Memphis Lumber; Memphis Mercantile; Memphis Realty; MFA Farmers Elevator-Memphis; MFA Oil-Memphis; Natalie's New Outlooks-Memphis; Off Road Tire-Memphis; Pampered Chef- Chris Shroeder; Pancake City- Kirksville; Party Shack- Roger Robinson- Memphis; Payne's- Ronnie & Chris Tinkle- Memphis; Pepsi- Memphis Bottling Company; Pizza Hut - Memphis; Premier Designs-Tina McKee; Red Rooster Trading Company- Justin Burrus- Memphis; Richard Brigg's Auto Repair- Memphis; Rick's Auto Service-Rick Hunt- Memphis; Rose Hardware- Memphis; RPM- Memphis; Scotland Abstract- Memphis; Scotland County Livestock- Memphis; Scotland County Pharmacy- Memphis; Scotland County Vet Clinic- Memphis; Scott's US Cellular- Scott Wickert- Memphis; Shelley Landscaping- Theresa Shelley- Memphis; Shelter Insurance- Memphis; Simple Life Creations- Andrea Davis & Teel Pflum; Slayton Polaris- Downing; Soap, Socks, & Such-Leslie Eggers; State Farm Insurance-Brett Brewer- Memphis; Strubel's Antiques- Memphis; Subway- Kirksville; Sunrise Motel- Memphis; Thirty-One- Emily Frederick; Tri-State Used Furniture- Memphis; Viola Heiner- Memphis; Walker Motors- Memphis; Walmart- Kirksville; Weiler Auto Parts- Memphis.
Zumba with Laurie Ward, PJ Parker and Sandra Swearingen continues to offer fitness classes throughout the week at the Scotland County Fitness Center. Sessions currently are held on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 5:30-6:30 a.m.; Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday evenings from 5:30-6:30 p.m.; and Saturday mornings from 9:30-10:30 a.m.