Film Screening and Panel Discussion – Collecting Sgt. Dan

Friday, April 3, 2015 7 p.m. Panel Discussion – 7:30 p.m. Film NEOMED Education and Wellness (NEW) Center Auditorium 4209 State Route 44; Rootstown, Ohio ADMISSION IS FREE In case you are not familiar, Collecting Sgt. Dan is about Sgt. Daniel James Patron, USMC EOD tech of Canton, Ohio. Sgt. Patron was killed in action … Continue reading

Film Screening and Panel Discussion – Collecting Sgt. Dan

Film Screening and Panel Discussion – Collecting Sgt. Dan Friday, April 3, 2015 7 p.m. Panel Discussion – 7:30 p.m. Film NEOMED Education and Wellness (NEW) Center Auditorium 4209 State Route 44; Rootstown, Ohio ADMISSION IS FREE In case you are not familiar, Collecting Sgt. Dan is about Sgt. Daniel James Patron, USMC EOD tech of … Continue reading

VETERAN ON A BICYCLE

VETERAN ON A BICYCLE There was nothing fancy about his bicycle No clipless pedals nor gaiter-skin tires Just an old bicycle with the tires so worn That they are tread-bare in the middle Another homeless cowboy on a tin horse Thick Carhart coveralls act as armor Against the cruel spears … Continue reading

WHEELS4CHANGE CHOSEN AS CHARITY PARTNER OF AKRON MARATHON

TALLMADGE, Ohio (March 18, 2015) — Wheels4Change, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping veterans through fitness and other means, has been chosen as a Blue Line Charity Partner by the Akron Marathon Rubber City Race Series, which culminates with the marquee marathon in Akron (Ohio) on Sept. 26. The Akron … Continue reading

The Eyes of Freedom Memorial & Pedal For Heroes

Advanced Performance CrossFit & Fitness in Wadsworth will be hosting Pedal for Heroes on 2/22/15. This location will be doing a special tribute to the 3/25.  This fitness event will last for 279 minites, one minute for every Ohio life lost in the Middle East post 09/11/2001. We believe by … Continue reading

Pedal for Heroes Promo

In gearing up for our annual event, Pedal for Heroes, in February. We have released a promo video, containing footage from our last event and a feeling of what the event is about. If you are interested in signing up a gym near you, please email me at info@wheels4change.com or … Continue reading

The History of Veterans Day

Happy Veterans Day. Thank you to all who served.

According to History.com: Though the Treaty of Versailles was signed on June 28, 1919, November 11 remained in the public imagination as the date that marked the end of the Great War. In November 1918, U.S. President Woodrow Wilson proclaimed November 11 as the first commemoration of Armistice Day. The … Continue reading

Team Valor Post-Race Report

Team Valor’s Mission: We are veterans that want people to know there are veterans out there that want to give back to the community. For the past several years I have been trying link local vets with fitness opportunities. In my opinion a lot of men and women get out of … Continue reading

Turra Gorman: Moms4Vets

My name is Turra Gorman and I have a story to tell. My son, Dustin Szarell is a veteran of the US Army, having served in Iraq and South Korea. When Dustin completed his tour of duty, he returned home to celebration and several medals but a very difficult transition to civilian … Continue reading