Bench Pressing Weight to Fight Diabetes – Hosted by F.A.C.T Foundation

F.A.C.T Foundation Holding Bench Lifting Contest on April 28, 2012 to Benefit Diabetes Research and Financial Aid to Local Diabetics - Sponsored by Lusardi’s Health & Training Center and Kessler Rehabilitation Center.

Rockaway, NJ, February 23, 2012 --( The F.A.C.T Foundation for Diabetes will be holding a bench lift competition on Saturday, April 28 2012 starting at 1pm at Morris Hills High School in Rockaway, NJ. 100% of proceeds will go directly towards the foundation’s mission of finding a cure for diabetes and local under-insured or uninsured diabetics in need of financial assistance for their medical supplies.

“I am thrilled that both Lusardi’s Health & Training Center and Morris Hills High School have jumped on board with us for this,” says William Sisca, president and founder of the F.A.C.T Foundation. “It’s really amazing what people can do when they come together to work as a team.”

Kessler Rehabilitation Center physical therapists will be leading a pre and post event stretch for the participants, and will also be raffling off Yankee tickets. F.A.C.T Foundation Awareness Gear will also be available for sale the day of the event.

The competition will be split into age/weight groups to be fair. Spectators are welcome for an admission price of $5.

The cost to compete is $10, and can be done by emailing the F.A.C.T Foundation at or by calling (973) 786-3095. The top 3 winners will receive an honorary medal & certificate, along with F.A.C.T Foundation Awareness Gear.

Find the F.A.C.T Foundation on Facebook, follow them on Twitter @fact_foundation, and check out their website for upcoming events and their branded awareness gear for purchase at the F.A.C.T Foundation website.

F.A.C.T Foundation
Brian Kearney