The 2017 Fit Fund Five have been selected for grants totaling $10,000!
The Fit Fund is funded by proceeds of the Ohana Fit Fest presented by Wilcox Health, a fun, free annual family event that features an obstacle course competition. The 2017 Ohana Fit Fest took place on Saturday, July 22, at Hanalei Bay. >>More
The Fit Fund Five recipients are non-profit organizations with projects that focus on fitness and/or health. One $2,000 grant was awarded each month, in February through June.
Rotary Club of Hanalei and its Heart of Golf Campaign: purchased an AED now installed at the Hanalei Elementary School.
From left to right: Ken Rosenthal, Foundation board member, Health & Wellness Committee chair, co-director of Ohana Fit Fest presented by Wilcox Health; Jana Rider: Hanalei Elementary School Counselor; Mary Paterson, Foundation board member; John Oszust, President, Rotary Club of Hanalei Bay; Jill Lowry, member, Rotary Club of Hanalei Bay Heart of Gold Committee; Andrew Bestwick, Wilcox Health Foundation.
Hanalei School Foundation: purchase athletic equipment.
From left to right, front row: Tahara’a Stein, TA Principal, Hanalei Elementary School; Justin Chew, Board Member, Hanalei School Foundation; Noelle Beck; Ken Rosenthal; Nick Beck, President, Hanalei School Foundation. Back row: Kauai North Shore Community Foundation members and volunteers Mel Salada, Lorri Mull and Mary Paterson (both Foundation board members), Jan Dunn, John Dunn, Jennifer Bristow.
Anaina Hou Community Park: upgrade its skate ramps, which are used by the general public and over 70 youths in the Anaina Hou Skate Club.
From left to right: Mel Salada; Maylette Garces, Foundation board member and co-director of Ohana Fit Fest presented by Wilcox Health; Jennifer Bristow; and Thomas Daubert, Executive Director of Anaina Hou Community Park.
Hanalei Hawaiian Civic Club: support for the Hanalei Canoe Club’s Ha’ena to Hanalei Run.
Ken Rosenthal presents the $2,000 Fit Fund Grant to Adam Roversi, Hanalei Canoe Club coach, and members of the Hanalei Canoe Club.
‘Āina Ho’okupu o Kilauea: support this farm’s efforts to provide access to organic, highly nutritious produce to community members regardless of income.
From left to right: Maylette Garces and Ken Rosenthal, Foundation board members and co-directors of Ohana Fit Fest presented by Wilcox Health; Jill Lowry, Yoshito L’Hote, executive director of ‘Āina Ho’okupu o Kilauea.