Standing Sturdy for our Group.
That’s the message the Kennedy Membership Health (KCF) Group despatched to its gymnasium members on Friday morning, Nov. 20.
As San Luis Obispo County moved into the Purple Tier on Monday, Nov. 16, KCF has determined to proceed working as they’ve over the past a number of months:
“So right here we’re, Central Coast…again to the Purple Tier with our county with regard to Covid-19. As a enterprise, we right here at KCF will proceed to function as we’ve got been over the past a number of months…protected, clear, and supporting our members by offering a spot of well being, wellness, and train.
We contemplate Kennedy Membership Health to be an important enterprise, and we hope you all can agree. We’re not solely right here to your bodily well being, however psychological well being as properly. In a world the place sure issues (like adjustments in profession, lack of a liked one, nervousness, and easily the feelings that the vacation season can carry to many people) don’t cease…we will’t cease both.
We’re right here for you…on completely satisfied days…arduous days…actual days. For the final 40 years, we’ve got been right here for our neighborhood. To assist strengthen thoughts and physique, to assist as an outlet to life’s on a regular basis stressors, and to construct our immune techniques…in order that in the future…we’d be able to STAND STRONG for our neighborhood.
Thanks for standing sturdy with us, Your Kennedy Membership Health Group”
In accordance with Purple Tier tips issued by the State of California, gyms and health facilities can function outside solely, with modifications. Indoor swimming pools, scorching tubs, saunas, and steam rooms should shut.
Brett Weaver, a managing accomplice at KCF, stated, “Once we began listening to that we have been going to return to the purple tier, we determined that we’d preserve our indoor operations going to the most effective of our capacity for the security and comfort to assist our members out.”
For over 40 years, KCF has been aside of the Central Coast neighborhood.
“We now have been working in a protected surroundings right here for 40 years and shutting us down and random companies, we will’t do this—we’re right here to offer well being and health to the neighborhood to assist preserve us wholesome and protected,” stated Weaver.
“We’re doing all these security measures ever since we reopened, and we will’t preserve going forwards and backwards being shut down and reopen. It’s going to kill us financially. And different companies are struggling too, how are they going to try this?”
General, Weaver says that KCF has obtained outpouring help from its members.
“Our help is overwhelming—our revenue has suffered—however overwhelmingly, we’ve got a ton of help, and we hope that individuals can really feel snug in our facility and begin coming again.”
Is Kennedy Membership Health solely the primary of many companies to defy state mandates to maintain their enterprise alive and working?
Weaver hopes so, stating:
“We want extra companies to remain open. In any other case, we’re going to be destroyed. Companies are going to be destroyed, and it’s going to have an effect on complete industries—individuals ought to keep open.”
Go to their web site for extra membership data kennedyclubs.com.
Writer Word: As Native Residents, Publishers, and Enterprise Homeowners, we stand in help of Kennedy Membership Health and their resolution to stay “safely open.”
As Weaver shared, we want extra companies to remain open, or it can destroy our financial system. Our small companies make use of native individuals and households. They’re the staple in our communities that maintain us all collectively.
Let’s all stand collectively in help of our native companies. Our small neighborhood companies are important.
Hayley and Nicholas Mattson
Publishers of The Atascadero Information and The Paso Robles Press