Fitness: Movin' & Shakin': Augie's Quest, Brunswick, IHRSA, SGMA

Augie's Quest Bash raises even more than first reported. Brunswick creates new VP position. Two advocacy events -- IHRSA and SGMA -- planned for May.

For the week of April 4-10

The Bash for Augie's Quest held at IHRSA has raised more than initially reported. It brought in $2,813,649 as of the first week of April. Also, stay tuned for more regional fund-raising events to support MDA's ALS division. You can get more information and check out pictures from the Bash at Brunswick Corp. (NYSE: BC) has named Adrian W. Sakowicz, 48, to its new position of vice president, community relations and corporate marketing alliances…. Two advocacy events to consider in May in Washington, D.C., if fitness and the industry are important to your business: IHRSA's Legislative Summit is May 17-18, while SGMA's PE Day is May 2-3. More from the groups' respective websites, and


Fitness: Did you hear?…Augie's Quest earns $1 million for ALS research, plus HFB party, SportsArt, SGMA Fly In, Johnson Health Tech, Matrix, Everlast, a goat-milking kick-butt granny, and more...

For the week of Sept. 7-12 >> In addition to receiving National Fitness Industry's Lifetime Achievement Award, Augie Nieto was given a check for more than $1 million for the Muscular Dystrophy Association's ALS Division. Nieto, a fitness industry entrepreneur fighting amyotrophic more