Franklin —Innovative Heath & Fitness in Franklin donated $3,300 to Generations Against Bullying (GAB) after raising money at their annual car show, held June 25, a record donation amount in the six years the business has held the event.
The business made the official check presentation Wednesday, July 13.
'We're thankful to our generous sponsors; community members and club members for coming out on that very hot day to enjoy the event, visit with vendors, check out our facility and help us raise dollars for this important cause. We appreciate all the support on behalf of Generations Against Bullying,' said Innovative spokesperson Nicole Lepke in a news release.
Lepke said that they are already talking about plans for next year's event.
GAB is a nonprofit organization devoted to bringing awareness of the devastating effects of bullying. According to their website, their mission is, 'To provide communities with programs and resources to promote a culture of upstanders. By creating a culture of upstanders, we will awaken our children and communities to the importance of love, acceptance, and cooperation needed to reduce the bullying epidemic.'