Get Fit Teaneck/ Pounds for a Purpose

Teaneck community get together to shed holiday pounds and help raise money and awareness for local food pantry.

Teaneck, NJ, December 25, 2013 --( Davis, Saperstein & Salomon, P.C., Club Fit NJ and Elie Y. Katz will host the first annual "Teaneck Pounds for a Purpose" to help residents get fit while supporting a great local cause. A common New Year’s Resolution to “Get Fit” will help participants shed pounds while feeding the hungry. The $25.00 registration fee will go directly to Teaneck’s Helping Hands Food Pantry which will provide food to those who cannot afford to feed their families. “Get Fit Teaneck is a great opportunity to lose weight, get healthy, bring the community together and help an incredible and worthwhile cause,” said Elie Y. Katz, the official organizer of Get Fit Teaneck.

Registered participants will receive an official Teaneck Pounds for a Purpose Pass that will record weight loss progress. The Pounds for a Purpose Pass will also function as a discount card at participating Teaneck businesses. Weekly specials will be announced on the official Get Fit Teaneck website and Facebook pages at and Registered participants can present their Pounds for a Purpose Pass to receive deals in participating local establishments. Club Fit NJ is offering participants a ½ price 3-month gym membership for $49.99 (a $99.00 value).

1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners in male and female categories will be awarded a cash prize as well as other gift certificates and electronics. All of the top three winners in each category will receive a free 1-year membership to Club Fit NJ.

Registration is $25.00 per person. Those who wish to participate in the weight loss challenge must register online at and complete an initial weigh-in at Club Fit NJ by January 8, 2013. Participants who register online must present their receipt at Club Fit NJ during the initial weigh-in. Others who wish to participate may complete their registration at Club Fit NJ and submit a $25.00 check made payable to the Helping Hands Food Panty. All participants must either live or work in Teaneck, NJ.

The official Pounds for a Purpose Pass will be distributed at Club Fit NJ located at 408 Cedar Lane in Teaneck during the initial weigh-in. Participants who are not currently members at Club Fit NJ may sign up for an optional discounted 3-month gym membership for $49.99 during this time. The final weight in must be calculated by April 5, 2014 at Club Fit NJ. The top three winners in each category will be determined by the highest total percentage of weight loss.

There are three levels of corporate sponsorship of Get Fit Teaneck: Gold $250, Silver $100 or listing for $50.00. Anyone interested in participating as a sponsor may contact Danielle Craft at Davis, Saperstein & Salomon, P.C. at 201-907-5000.

Gold Sponsors:
- Club Fit NJ
- Davis, Saperstein & Salomon, P.C.
- The Teaneck Chamber of Commerce
-, LLC
- The Jewish Link
- Packer Shoes
- Teaneck VFW
- Veggie Heaven
- Ermann Chiropractic and Wellness, LLC
- Dr. Harry Lefkowitz, DC

Supporting Organizations:
- Teaneck Comes Together
- The Township of Teaneck
- Jeff Foxx
Get Fit Teaneck
Elie Katz