March 20, 2012 / Category: Events
Jaime is a regional coordinator with the Muscular Distrophy Association, Inc.
Our Augie’s Quest staff has planned numerous fundraisers together over the past 7 years; however none are ever quite like THE BASH for Augie’s Quest – held annually at IHRSA. I woke up Friday morning to a full inbox. Most of the emails were from Augie— being the driven and motivated man that he is, he was asking for numbers.
How much did the Zumbathon raise? $500,000
How many guests are confirmed for tonight? 795
How much money have we raised going into the evening? $1,052,000
How much more do you think we can raise tonight?
March 07, 2012 / Category: Our People
At Life Fitness, there is company lingo and code names you can fake like you know—“Project Cutter,” “Fungle” and “ASAP”. But there is one name you better know: Augie Nieto, a Life Fitness legend.
As our current company president, Chris Clawson said it best “Augie was the co-founder of Life Fitness and piloted our company to prominence as the leading fitness equipment manufacturer in the world, but his greatest accomplishments came after he was diagnosed with ALS.”