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Welcyon, Fitness After 50, to open in Henderson, NV

March 2015

Edina, Minn. -  Welcyon, Fitness After 50, a Minneapolis-based chain of health clubs specially designed for adults over 50, has signed a franchise agreement to open in Henderson. The new club will open this spring in Anthem Village Plaza. 

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From Lab Coats to Sweat Pants: Meet our Las Vegas Franchisees

February 2015

For Dr. Mark Severino and his wife Suzanne, good health is more than a passion, it’s a profession. Transitioning from careers in reproductive medicine, the couple will a Welcyon franchise in the Las Vegas suburb of Henderson, NV in spring 2015. “Welcyon seemed like a perfect fit because it’s more like a wellness center than a fitness center,” said Dr. Severino. “It targets a hot demographic, fills a gap in the health club industry, and taps a large market in our backyard.”

 

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Looking for Purpose Beyond Profit, Former CEO Becomes Welcyon Franchisee

January 2015

Welcyon franchisee Jim Fisher’s story may hold lessons for you: CEO suffers stroke. Reassesses career path. Decides to downsize professionally. Is attracted by Welcyon’s ability to bring purpose beyond profit. Invests in franchise. Opens to great fanfare, changing lives and meeting sales projections just 100 days into his new adventure.


Read how Jim’s hometown newspaper covered his story and the opening of his Welcyon in Burnsville, MN.


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Welcyon, Fitness After 50, Expands With Three New Franchise Deals

November 2014

EDINA, Minn. – Welcyon, Fitness After 50, a Minneapolis-based chain of health clubs specially designed for adults over 50, has signed three separate franchise deals to open three clubs in Burnsville, Minnesota; Boise, Idaho; and Las Vegas, Nevada, expanding the system to seven locations.

 

These latest agreements are part of the brand’s aggressive growth strategy to bring its innovative approach to redefining aging in America to more cities across the country. To date, Welcyon has four clubs open throughout the Midwest and is seeking to open at least 10 additional locations nationwide over the next 12 months.

 

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