Meridian Fitness & Wellness to Host Pink Zumbathon in Jackson on October 19

Contact:Donna Sellmann, Public Relations Manager
Phone:(732) 840-3279

Meridian Fitness & Wellness to Host Pink Zumbathon in Jackson on October 19

Meridian Fitness & Wellness, the region's premiere family of health and fitness centers, is hosting their first Pink Zumbathon on Sunday, October 19, 2014. The Zumbathon will begin at 10:45 a.m. at Meridian Fitness and Wellness, located at 27 S. Cooks Bridge Road, inside the brand new Meridian Health Village at Jackson. Participants are asked to provide a donation of $5.00, which will benefit the Susan G. Komen Fund of Central/South Jersey.

"We all know someone who is or who has struggled with breast cancer," says Meridian Fitness and Wellness Group Exercise Director, Maria Cito. "At Meridian Fitness and Wellness, it is our mission to change peoples' lives through exercise, training, and nutrition. The Pink Zumbathon supports this and helps to increase awareness and raise money for a critical health issue within our own community."

Open to Meridian Fitness and Wellness members as well as non-members, the Zumbathon, will keep dancers sweating for two hours. Participants are encouraged to wear pink and bring friends and family to support a great cause.

Participants must be at least 18 years old and walk-ins are welcome. To learn more about the Pink Zumbathon or Meridian Fitness and Wellness, call 732-928-1126 or visit

About Meridian Health

Meridian Health is a leading not-for-profit health care organization in New Jersey, comprising Jersey Shore University Medical Center and K. Hovnanian Children's Hospital in Neptune, Ocean Medical Center in Brick, Riverview Medical Center in Red Bank, Southern Ocean Medical Center in Manahawkin, Bayshore Community Hospital in Holmdel, and Meridian Partner Companies that include home health services, skilled nursing and rehabilitation centers, ambulatory care, ambulance services and outpatient centers.

Meridian Health has consistently been rated among the top performing health systems in New Jersey for clinical quality. It has been named one of the FORTUNE "100 Best Companies to Work For", and is the recipient of numerous state and national recognitions for patient care and nursing excellence. Recently, Meridian Health was the only health system in New Jersey to be ranked as one of the most Integrated Healthcare Systems in the nation according to SDI and Modern Healthcare Magazine. For more information, please visit or

About Tilton Fitness
Tilton Fitness is the southern New Jersey's largest and most comprehensive provider of fitness services with six clubs throughout Atlantic and Ocean County, including the new, state-of-the-art Meridian Fitness and Wellness club in Jackson.

The clubs currently serve more than 20,000 members and offer the most comprehensive programming of any facilities in southern New Jersey, including youth and senior programs, rehabilitation services and a variety of clinical and wellness programs, as well as traditional fitness programming. Tilton Fitness is recognized by Club Industry Magazine as one of the top 100 health and fitness facility companies in the United States. For more information, visit