Carolina Panthers To Award Schools With Weight Room Makeovers

CAROLINA PANTHERS TO AWARD FOUR HIGH SCHOOLSWITH WEIGHT ROOM MAKEOVERS

Team will donate $250,000 of weight training equipment

CHARLOTTE — The Carolina Panthers are now accepting applications for a “High School Weight Room Makeover” grant program which will award four “weight room makeovers” to high schools in the Carolinas.

The winning high school athletic programs will receive the actual weight training equipment that was previously used by the Carolina Panthers for the team’s strength and conditioning program. The equipment is expertly maintained and in excellent condition. The Panthers will deliver the equipment to the winning schools the week of July 25, 2011

All high schools in North and South Carolina are eligible to apply. Applications for the program can be downloaded at www.panthers.com/community. Deadline for consideration is July 15, 2011.

In addition to both lower and upper body equipment, each school will receive over 1000 pounds in free weights.