NIGHTLFT PRESS RELEASE
IRONCLUB, in collaboration with with Metroflex and Iron Rebel, to host Strength Charity Exhibition for Muscular Dystrophy Association
Los Angeles, CALIFORNIA, May 4th, 2015: – Liquid Chalk provider IRONCLUB, in partnership with Metroflex Gym, and powerlifting gear company Iron Rebel, invite the Greater Los Angeles and Orange County communities to attend their inaugural NIGHTLFT event on Saturday, June 27th at Metroflex Gym in Long Beach, California. Attendees can purchase tickets at www.usironclub.com on Friday, May 8th, 2015.
NIGHTLFT will benefit children with muscular diseases through the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA). In order to raise money for these children, NIGHTLFT will host internationally ranked strength athletes, such as Chad Wesley Smith of Juggernaut Training Systems and Brandon Lilly of Animal; among more than a dozen other world class strength athletes. These athletes will be performing tremendous feats of strength in the powerlifting, weightlifting, and strongman categories in order to raise a 15,000 kg total with a donation goal set to $1 per 1 kg lifted.
The total dollar amount raised (through donations, ticket sales, and company donations) will be used to pay for the cost associated with muscular disease for local children. With a 15,000 kg total, IRONCLUB and it’s partners would raise enough funds to pay: 25 Vaccinations ($30 ea), 10 Support Group Sessions ($100 ea), 5 occupational, physical, respiratory or speech therapy consultations ($150 ea), 4 Professional fees related to diagnostic work at an MDA clinic ($300 ea), 4 annual repairs of durable medical equipment ($500 ea), and summer camp for 10 Children to an MDA summer camp for one week ($800 ea).
Registration for the event will be $20 during May, $25 in June, and $30 at the door. Food, drinks, and alcoholic beverages will be available along with opportunities to meet fitness celebrities and strength icons supporting the event in a social setting. The event starts at 8:00 PM, with the exhibition lifts beginning at 9:00 PM, and will end at 2:30 AM.
“This is our first entry into hosting a charity event of this magnitude and with its’ success, we plan to continue this event every year. With great partners like Metroflex and Iron Rebel, we believe we can make a significant contribution to society outside of our company’s offerings,” said Richard Salinas, Chief Executive Officer and founder of IRONCLUB.
“The Muscular Dystrophy Association has been the world leader in the fight against muscular disease so we’re honored to have partnered up with them. We’re extremely fortunate to take part in sports where we can push the human body to its muscular limit. It doesn’t matter whether you’re a powerlifter, olympic weightlifter, strongman, bodybuilder, or CrossFit athlete, we need to unite our strength to help those who can’t lift themselves. It’s a privilege to be representing the strength community and unite the different segments under this banner.”
Founded in 2014 and based in ORANGE COUNTY, CALIFORNIA, IRONCLUB is a leading provider of liquid chalk to the strength community. IRONCLUB supports strength athletes in Powerlifting, Olympic Weightlifting, Strongman, CrossFit, Bodybuilding, and MMA.
Media Contact:Tyler Van Loon
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