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Monday, August 27th

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Announcements-

** We have a Member Survey for you to fill out. Your feedback is valuable for us to keep improving the gym! Thank you in advance! The survey link is at the bottom of the blog. Please check out the other announcements first. Have a great week!

Labor Day Class Times- September 3rd
7am, 9am, 10am – Classes
8am – Open Gym

Saved By The Barbell WOD- This Saturday September 1st. This wod is dedicated to the youth of America! Saved by the Barbell is an annual, world-wide CrossFit community Labor Day workout and fundraising effort to bring CrossFit to more kids everywhere.

Each year, rates of chronic diseases like type-2 diabetes, obesity, and liver disease – conditions once associated with the sick and elderly – rise among children, from toddlers to teenagers.

And yet each year, more schools reduce their physical education programs. Recess is becoming a thing of the past. Cafeteria food, deeply flawed nutrition education, and sugar-stocked vending machines only contribute to the problem. And schools where children grow up in poverty, food deserts, and disadvantaged communities pose even greater challenges to kids’ health.

To learn more and how you can help with donations click here- https://www.crossfit.com/foundation/crossfitforkids

4th Annual Ephrata Crabfest to benefit the Ephrata VFW is Saturday, September 8th from 11am-3pm. Great event to benefit local Veterans! Cost is $40 in advance or $50 day of the event. Tickets include- all you can eat crabs, pig roast, burgers, dogs, salads, and beverages. Cash bar, live music, raffle, small games of chance, cigar, scotch and wine tasting tent. Rain or Shine event! Tickets available at the Ephrata VFW (733-9904) or you may contact CFE member Melissa Frey- 717-314-2414 if you have questions or would like to donate. Thanks!

Thursday, August 30th- Ladies Night at Mad Chef Brewery- 7pm. Come hang out with Bekah Frey before she has her baby; she is due early September. All ladies from the gym are welcome! We wish you the best Bekah and Nate!

Suicide Football Pool at CrossFit Ephrata- Steve Diem is putting together a Suicide football pool, cost to play is $5. How it works- there will be a form on the whiteboard in the front of the gym. Simply put your name in a slot and give $5 to the pot (the cash jar at the gym). For week 1 add your team you think will win (in pen, no cheating) . If your team wins you advance to week 2. If your team loses you are out. The challenge is you can not pick the same team twice! Your pick needs to be made before the Thursday night game each week. If you do not put your team pick in then you are done! Good luck! Winner or winners split the pot!

New programs at CFE- spread the word!!

Sports Performance- 3pm – Monday, Wednesday and Friday – For all athletes (12 and up) looking to get stronger, faster and build confidence! Starts September 5th.

BoomFit- CrossFit for Baby Boomers!! Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 7am

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