NuStepping To End Alzheimer’s Event Summary


by | Jul 1, 2015 | blog

NuStep, LLC. is a leading designer and manufacturer of inclusive recumbent cross trainers. NuStep is also a global partner of The Longest Day, an event to advance the care, support, and research efforts of the Alzheimer’s Association. NuStep is proud to team up with the Alzheimer’s association and bring awareness to such a worthy cause.

NuSteps goal was to recruit 50 teams around the nation who would NuStep from sunrise to sunset. We invited senior living communities, senior centers, community fitness centers, corporate organizations and individuals with access to NuStep recumbent cross trainers, to participate.

NuStep pledged to donate a recumbent cross trainer to the top three teams that raised the most funds.

The first place winner will receive a T5XR (valued at $5,995 before shipping & taxes); second place winner will receive a T5 (valued at $5,595 before shipping & taxes) and the third place winner will receive a T4r (valued at $3,795 before shipping & taxes). The reward recipients will be publicly announced Mid-August of 2015.

On June 21st 2015, NuStep celebrated The Longest Day. The event was hosted at NuStep headquarters. A total of 79 teams, both local and national, actively participated in NuStepping to end Alzheimer’s.

Steve Sarns, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at NuStep, opened our doors at sunrise. Sarns, said, “The event was a huge success.” The NuStepping to end Alzheimer’s team raised a total of $85,274.94 to date.

“We are accepting donations until July 31st. Our overall goal was $80,000.00. Our NuStep team is passionate about spreading the positive news, on how living a healthy active life can promote Brain Fitness, while at the same time help decrease the risk of getting Alzheimer’s or dementia. This is excellent news for Caregiver’s and family members of those diagnosed with this devastating disease,” Sarns said.

About Emily Schneider

Emily Schneider, Digital Marketing Specialist at NuStep, earned her BA in Mass Communications and English Literature at Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame, IN. She earned her MA in Journalism from Michigan State University. She enjoys fine art, theater, watching movies, staying active at the gym, and spending time with her pets, family and friends.