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Montgomery County Veterans Treatment Court held All Rise for Exercise event, June 14th

 

Montgomery County TennesseeClarksville, TN – “PT for PTSD” was the motto of the day at All Rise for Exercise, an event created by the Montgomery County Veterans Treatment Court (VTC). On June 14th, 2016, Austin Peay’s Foy Fitness and Recreation Center opened their doors to VTC participants, staff, and Judge Kenneth R. Goble Jr.

All Rise for Exercise is a one hour workout session where participants enjoy the benefits of physical activity.

Warm up exercises, led by Sara Kluttz, owner of Prime Fitness Clarksville, helped get everyone prepare for their work-out.

Warm up exercises, led by Sara Kluttz, owner of Prime Fitness Clarksville, helped get everyone prepare for their work-out.

They also get to spend time with Judge Goble and VTC staff in a more relaxed environment.

This is the second All Rise for Exercise with more than double the participation of last time.

Guest speakers from Prime Fitness Clarksville opened with an introduction to healthy choices in workouts and dieting. Sara Kluttz, owner of Prime Fitness Clarksville, led the group in a warm up. After that everyone made use of the Foy Fitness equipment doing various activities at their own pace and level.

Judge Goble stated, “We want VTC participants to make positive choices in how they spend their time and energy. That is why we emphasize PT for PTSD.” The VTC staff is looking forward to continuing this event in the future.

All Rise for Exercise had a variety of VTC representatives present. (Left to Right) Quentin Bell –alumni, Marley Brunache –participant, Randy Dey –VTC Mentor, VTC Judge Ken Goble, and Jamie Kelly –VTC Court Officer.

All Rise for Exercise had a variety of VTC representatives present. (Left to Right) Quentin Bell –alumni, Marley Brunache –participant, Randy Dey –VTC Mentor, VTC Judge Ken Goble, and Jamie Kelly –VTC Court Officer.

Veterans Treatment Court is a specialized program designed to address the needs of active duty soldiers and veterans involved in the criminal justice system. You can learn more about the Montgomery County VTC and how to get involved by visiting their website at www.montgomerycountyvtc.org

The next VTC graduation will be July 26th, 2016 at 1:00pm in Judge Goble’s courtroom. Guest are welcome to stay after the ceremony for refreshments.


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