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All About Giving Family Event

  • River Ridge Business Center 802 Fairview Road Asheville, NC, 28803 United States (map)
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All About Giving Family Event

Attention Strong Women and The Little Ones!! At this Special Time of Year, we would like to Give to the Little Ones and Showcase Strong Women. Proudly Sponsored by: The US Marine Corp Reserves, The Marine Corps' Toys for Tots program, Ladies Workout Asheville, Asheville Dance Theater, Weichert Realtors, Southeastern Physical Therapy, Hoffman and Hoffman, 802 Salon, Glow Esthetics, HF Training and Spin Center, Hot Yoga Asheville, Peaberry Press, Hope Chest for Women, and Santa Claus.

River Ridge Business Center is proud to work with The USMC Reserves and Toys for Tots. The Marines will be onsite for a Strong Women Bootcamp and to shake the hands of all your little ones!! Master Sergeant David Livingston USMC (Retired)and Sergeant Jenny Lauzier USMC will be leading this family friendly event. The "All About Giving" event will be on December 2nd from 11am-2pm.  The day will start with a meet and greet of the USMC from 11:00-11:30am as everyone brings in their collected Unwrapped New Toys to Donate at the Ladies Workout Asheville "Toy Room".  Then a kid friendly family Fitness Scavenger Hunt will take place throughout the River Ridge Business Center from 11:30am - 1:00pm (start times are any time & FREE with the donation of Toys). Your Family can participate together - great fun for all ages.  Wear your best Holiday Gear to Win The Cutest Family Award! Starting at the Toy Room after the Marines Thank-you for your Donation, you will get your first clue! From there you will continue to gather your clues while completing the fun exercises together (Kickboxing, Push-ups, Fun Run, Presses, dancing, yoga poses, foam rolling, ball extensions, planks, hop-scotch, TRX, and sit-ups) throughout the center until ending at the Toy Room with Santa leading everyone through the final Santa Sit-Ups!! Immediately after Women are invited to "compete" in a Marine Led Bootcamp. From 11:30am - !:30pm (start times happen one after another with LWA Staff Timing and Counting for you - best times win $50.00 Gift Cards and other prizes - the cost is $10.00 and a Toy).  Show your little ones just how strong you are!! 

Come out with your family, bring some toys, meet the marines, play together in the scavenger hunt, watch women compete, let your little ones enjoy the bouncy house, have a snack, enjoy some hot chocolate while listening to the holiday band by the fire, get a picture with Santa, all while giving back to kids in need!! Fun family day to get in the Holiday Mood and teach your little ones about the Gift of Giving! Holidays are happening at River Ridge Business Center - come out and Support!

The primary goal of U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program is to deliver, through a new toy at Christmas, a message of hope to less fortunate youngsters that will assist them in becoming responsible, productive, patriotic citizens. 

In addition to the USMC Toys for Tots Drive, we will also be gathering donations for Hope Chest for Women. Together we will raise money for 2 families with Strong Women in need battling cancer.  After the event, we purchase gifts off her Holiday shopping list for her little ones and have the presents delivered to her door. Please consider helping here too.