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Fernwood Fitness secure multiple wins at 2023 AUSactive Awards

Fernwood Fitness secure multiple wins at 2023 AUSactive Awards
September 20, 2023

Leading women’s health and fitness club group Fernwood Fitness has secured multiple awards at the 2023 AUSactive Awards Gala, including being named winners of the Mental Health Awareness Award.

This award recognises the outstanding contributions of individuals, businesses, and communities that have tirelessly worked to improve mental health understanding, awareness, service provision, and the overall mental wellbeing of communities across the nation.

Welcoming receipt of the award, Fernwood Fitness advised “winning the award is a testament to Fernwood Fitness' unwavering commitment to mental health and wellbeing within the community.

Presented in Melbourne last Friday, Fernwood Fitness not only secured the Mental Health Awareness Award, but also celebrated multiple wins across its national network of clubs and staff. The following awards were received:

Fernwood St Kilda: People's Choice Medium Business of the Year - National and State Winner.

Lisa-Marie Gleeson: Group Exercise Leader of the Year - National and State Winner.

Fernwood Fitness Tuggeranong: People's Choice Medium Business of the Year - ACT State Winner and Krystle Ford won Exercise Professional of the Year - ACT State Winner.

Fernwood Toowoomba: People's Choice Large Business of the Year - Queensland State Winner.

Commenting on the awards, a Fernwood spokesperson stated “these accolades reflect the Fernwood network’s dedication to excellence in the health and fitness industry and its commitment to empowering women and communities nationwide.

“The awards also recognise the outstanding contributions of individuals like Lisa-Marie Gleeson and Krystle Ford, who exemplify the values and dedication of Fernwood Fitness.

“Fernwood is honoured to have received these awards, which underscore its mission to provide a supportive and inclusive environment where women can focus on their physical and mental wellbeing. The organisation remains dedicated to its ongoing efforts to improve mental health awareness and support throughout Australia.”

Fernwood Fitness National Operations Manager, Tahlia Day shared “this is an incredible achievement for the group and a testament to all the work our franchisees and club staff do to get our teams trained up with Mental Health First Aid. We are not only looking after and caring for our members physically, but mentally as well.”

Images: Lisa-Marie Gleeson with her twin AUSactive awards, pictured with Les Mill Asia-Pacific's Ryan Hogan (top) and the Fernwood team celebrate their wins, with Fernwood Fitness National Operations Manager Tahlia Day and Fernwood Fitness General Manager Belinda Wheaton in the foreground (below).

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