Thu, May 30, 2013
Destinations Credit Union employees just finished up a Corporate Fitness Challenge at the
Maryland Athletic Club (MAC) in Timonium, MD. As part of a wellness initiative, the Board of Directors of
Destinations agreed to defray a portion of the cost of the fitness challenge. Participating employees paid the
More than half of the employees took up the six-week challenge. Overall the group shed a total of 42.4 pounds,
lost 36.7 inches, took off 21.2% of body fat and gained 15 pounds of muscle! All employees were evaluated
before and after the start of the program and every person gained in strength and flexibility.
President/CEO of Destinations, Brian Vittek stated, “I felt compelled to help motivate our staff to consider a lifestyle
change supported by hope, health and self-esteem. The MAC seemed to be the perfect partner to help us achieve our goals.
Participation by our employees and the results we’ve seen is inspiring. May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month.
What a great time to wind up our challenge. I am confident that this is just the beginning for many of our employees and
the challenge has proven to be a tremendous morale booster.
All of the participating employees were motivated by the incredible staff at MAC and spurred on by a little
friendly competition. In the finale, many employees shared that it was a great journey and all intend to continue
exercising and healthier habits.
Destinations Credit Union is a $60 million financial institution located in the Parkville area of Baltimore County. Celebrating its 78th year in business, it was originally chartered the Baltimore Transit Company Credit Union (later MTA Credit Union) and now serves over 160 employers and associations in the Baltimore area.
For further information, please contact Carol Szaroleta at 410.663.2500 ext. 124 or visit the web at www.destinationscu.org.