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Somerville Fitness Center Raises $6,000 for Medical Center

October 17, 2012
SOMERVILLE, NJ, Oct. 16, 2012 -- Strength & Honor Fitness of Somerville recently raised $6,046 for The Steeplechase Cancer Center at Somerset Medical Center through a “Fight Cancer Pushup Challenge.” Thirty-six participants completed 2,271 pushups. Among those participating were Brian Gallagher, Mayor of Somerville, and Stuart Buckman, the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office Chief of Detectives.

Strength & Honor Fitness will also host the Gladiator Games, a strongman contest, on Oct. 27 at 10 a.m. to benefit The Steeplechase Cancer Center.

 The Steeplechase Cancer Center enables Central New Jersey cancer patients to see their doctors, undergo outpatient treatment and participate in promising cancer research studies – all in one place close to home. The three-story, 63,000-square-foot facility, which opened in 2007, houses radiation therapy services, infusion therapy, breast imaging services, the medical center’s research team, oncologists’ and surgeons’ offices, nutritional counseling, patient navigator services, a patient resource library, the Sanofi US Wellness Boutique and complementary medicine services, such as yoga, t’ai chi, meditation and massage. The Sanofi US Breast Care Program is one of only a select few in New Jersey to achieve full accreditation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers and has also been named a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology.

For more information about The Steeplechase Cancer Center at Somerset Medical Center, visit www.steeplechasecancercenter.com.

Photo caption: Matt Keller, owner of Strength & Honor Fitness of Somerville, left, recently presented a check for $6,046 to Paul Huegel, president of Somerset Medical Center Foundation, from the fitness center’s “Fight Cancer Pushup Challenge.” The event benefited The Steeplechase Cancer Center at Somerset Medical Center.