The perfect party

| December 15, 2011
Zumba instructor Tyann Porche, Steve Van Hooser, Brittney Kinzer, and Amy Diehl, of ProFormance.

Zumba instructor Tyann Porche, Steve Van Hooser, Brittney Kinzer, and Amy Diehl, of ProFormance.

I’ve been to a number of holiday events over the past few weeks, but none like the party at ProFormance Fitness on River Road.

In addition to mingling and enjoying a few refreshments (including a rather healthy spread), many of us shared our fitness woes and workout goals. There were a couple impromptu competitions, and at least one of us picked up the weights (ahem).

The group was made up of friends, fellow exercise enthusiasts, a few colleagues, the owners of ProFormance and Buddy, one of the facility’s two in-house dogs.

It’s not often that you walk away from a party feeling ready to run your first mini-marathon, train for a bodybuilding contest  or commit to attending boot camp and Zumba weekly with a group of gal pals, but that’s what happened this night.

Yes, the ProFormance crew collected toys for kids that night, but there are several of us who found much purpose in this party.

Here’s to a healthy end to 2011 and an even healthier beginning to the New Year.

Third Thursday

Don’t forget you’re invited to join The Voice-Tribune for our final Third Thursday After-Work Party of 2011 from 5:30 to 7:30  p.m. on Dec. 15 at the Louisville Marriott Downtown.

In addition to complimentary valet parking and appetizers, cocktails and tunes by DJ Jaybird, Santa Claus will also be on hand to pose for photos and confirm where your name falls on his list.

On The Move

The Voice-Tribune is moving – literally and figuratively.

Over the next few weeks, we’ll set up shop in a brand-new location. At the same time, we’ll also launch a number of brand-new ventures that we think you’ll enjoy in the coming new year.

Our last issue of 2011 will publish on Dec. 22, but we’ll start back up again on Jan. 5.

Contact Angie Fenton, The Voice-Tribune’s Managing Editor, at angie@voice-tribune.com, 502.551.2698, www.facebook.com/angiefenton2 or @angiefenton on Twitter.

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Angie Fenton
Angie Fenton is Managing Editor of The Voice-Tribune, a Blue Equity company. She is also an entertainment correspondent for WHAS11′s new morning show, “Great Day Live!”, which debuted August 22 on Louisville’s ABC affiliate. Additionally, Angie is an entertainment correspondent for the Saturday Morning Show with Ron ‘n’ Mel Fisher on 84WHAS (840 AM) and has served in the same capacity for Churchill Downs, the Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks; Breeders’ Cup; and Circuit of the Americas during the Formula 1 U.S. Grand Prix in November 2012. Angie also serves as an emcee, host, voiceover professional and on-camera commercial talent.

Angie has a bachelor’s and master’s in English from Central Michigan University and began her career as an adjunct professor at her alma mater. She is the youngest of five — four of whom were adopted, including Angie, and none of whom are biologically related. She is also a Michigan native who moved to Kentucky in June 2002. Angie is owned by two dogs — Herbie and Yoda — and feels lucky to have loved and been loved by many more, including Pooch, Jessie, Onyx, Jack and Big Bud, who took his last breath on Christmas Day 2012.

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