NEWTOWN, PA—April 6, 2019—Herschel Walker (former pro football player, Philadelphia Eagle and Heisman Trophy winner) and Jim Worthington (Owner of the Newtown Athletic Club) are co-hosting a luncheon for the National Fitness Foundation celebrating the launch of America’s first National Endowment for Youth Sports.

This is a private event to introduce the concept of a perpetual funding source for the work of the Foundation to interested parties who will be able to support and or create awareness for the endeavor. Representatives from local professional sports teams and high-level corporations will be in attendance. Also, in attendance will be Congresswoman Madeleine Dean (D – PA4) and Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (R – PA1).

Clay Walker, Executive Director of the National Fitness Foundation, will be in attendance as well to inform the group of the work in progress to meet the goals of creating a more vibrant and healthier America by engaging our youth and all Americans in sports and physical activity.

Date: Thursday, April 18, 2019

Time: 12 pm – 2pm

Location: The Fitler Club, 2400 Market Street, No. 100. Philadelphia, PA 19103

Please respond to Linda Mitchell, Director of Public and Government Relations for the Newtown Athletic Club if you wish to attend.

About the National Fitness Foundation

The National Fitness Foundation is the only congressionally chartered nonprofit focused on health and fitness. Established in 2010 as the official charity of the luncheon for the National Fitness Foundation in Philadelphia.

President’s Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition, the Foundation develops public-private partnerships and raises capital to accelerate solutions that prepare children for a lifetime of health & fitness through youth sports. The Foundation also leads the Presidential Youth Fitness Program, the nation’s model for fitness education in schools.

About Newtown Athletic Club

Newtown Athletic Club, recognized as one of the top health clubs in the world, is a full service, multi-recreational health and fitness complex whose mission is “Making lives better by creating the ultimate recreational, social and healthy lifestyle experience”. As a leader in the industry, the NAC is an award-winning facility with a strong commitment to and ties in the community as not only a provider of services, but also as a supporter of charitable activities and services that depend on donations and local support. The NAC, a true lifestyle club, is proud to offer the best in services, programs and facilities in a 250,000 sq. foot facility on 25-acres in the heart of Bucks County located at 120 Pheasant Run, Newtown, PA 18940.