Westmeath’s Fittest Company charity competition was officially launched this week at Columb Barracks, Mullingar.
Representatives from teams competing in the challenge attended to find out information on the event and check out the competition.
Not only will businesses be competing for the title of Westmeath’s Fittest Company but teams will be competing against competitor businesses with Tesco Kinnegad, SuperValu Kinnegad and Dunne’s Stores Harbour Place, Mullingar taking part in the event.
And there will be some inter-company competitions as well with Westmeath County Council, Mergon Plastics, and Whelehan’s Pharmacy submitting multiple teams into the event.
Other companies taking part in the competition in aid of Irish Autism Action include Killucan Care Ltd; Egan’s Garage, Rathconnell; D&N Electrical, Killucan; Kidz Crèche, Killucan; and Ulster Bank, Mullingar.
This event is a great opportunity for businesses to get their staff to bond and are using the competition as a team building exercise while raising funds for Irish Autism Action.
Peter Burke, cathaoirleach of Westmeath County Council complimented Maurice Looby Fitness for bringing local businesses together and using local facilities to raise funds for local charities while increasing morale in the workplace.
Due to popular demand the closing date for registration has been extended to Friday February 7. To register for Westmeath’s Fittest Company charity competition contact Maurice Looby Fitness on (087 ) 2308001 or Niall Murphy of Irish Autism Action on (044 ) 9371680.
The first group training session is scheduled for Tuesday February 4 at Columb Barracks, Mullingar alternatively a Wednesday evening training will take place at St Joseph’s National School, Rathwire.