HALIFAX, Jan. 28 /CNW/ - Hollywood fitness celebrity Richard Simmons is joining hundreds of participants and volunteers on Saturday, January 30th to 'bust a move', set two new GUINNESS WORLD RECORD records(R), and help acquire new, digital mammography equipment. Bust a Move for breast health is a unique, six-hour fitness extravaganza fundraising event where participants have raised pledges to support the acquisition of life saving digital mammography equipment, and will attempt to break the world records for the most people hugging simultaneously and the longest massage chain. Bust a Move for Breast Health, jointly hosted by the IWK Foundation and the QEII Foundation, will hit the Halifax Metro Centre with a spectacle of music, video and special celebrity guests - including Richard Simmons.
Media are invited to attend. Media entrance to the event is through the Metro Centre entrance at the corner of Brunswick and Carmichael Streets where there will be a media registration desk open at 9 a.m. The event runs until 6 p.m., with the world record attempts happening during the main program. The final hour is dedicated to Richard Simmons' special workout regime.
Note: as presenting television media sponsor, only CTV will be conducting television interviews with Richard Simmons.
What: Richard Simmons set to Bust a Move on record-breaking Saturday
When: January 30, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Where: Halifax Metro Centre - use Brunswick/Carmichael Streets corner
Who: QEII Foundation, IWK Foundation
SOURCE QEII Foundation
For further information: For further information: Steve Jennex, QEII Foundation, (902) 473-5591; Sara Napier, IWK Foundation, (902) 470-8994