Charity begins at home.

We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.
…..Winston Churchill

The Newtown Athletic Club (in business since 1978) has been working with countless organizations in the community for many, many years. Here is a list that highlights our ongoing our community work.

As a cornerstone of the community, we support hundreds of other groups and organizations.

Charitable Highlights

Lower Bucks County Chamber of Commerce – since 1987
Newtown Business and Professional Association – since 1987
American Red Cross – since 1997
Big Brothers and Sisters of Bucks County – since 1999
First Night Newtown – since 1997
Susan G. Komen for the Cure – since 2007
Neighborhood Outreach Foundation – since 2000
Newtown Township – since 1985
Council Rock School District – since 1985
Neshaminy School District – since 1995
Pennsbury School District – since 1995
Bucks County Community College Foundation – since 1995
Have a Heart Foundation, Helping Disabled children in Bucks County – since 2002
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation – since 2008
National MS Society of Greater Philadelphia – since 2005
United Way of Bucks County – since 1999
St. Mary’s Medical Center – since 1995
Missy Flynn Triathlon Challenge (NAC member) – since 2007
Newtown Corporation (Main Street Economic Development Program) – since 2003
Woods Services, Serving People with Special Needs – since 1999
Newtown First Fourth – since 2003
Courier-Kiwanis Sesame Place Classic – since 2005
Garden of Reflection September 11th Memorial – since 2012
Help Us Help Jim (Wilson)
$60,000 initiative towards his life saving kidney transplant
ALS-TDI | Augie’s Quest | Matt’s Mission – since 2011
(over $1 million raised to date)

Community Awards

“Philadelphia 100” One of the fastest growing companies in Philadelphia – 1998
Community Commitment Recognition Awards – United Way – 2001
Outstanding Service Award, Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Bucks County – 2000
Best Health Club Bucks County Courier Times Reader’s Poll – 1997 – Present
8 Year Sponsor Award, First Night Newtown – 2005
Newtown First Fourth Sponsor Award 2003 – 2007
Business Education Award, Lower Bucks County Chamber of Commerce – 2004
Economic Development Award, Lower Bucks County chamber of Commerce -2005
Community Service Award, Newtown Business & Professional Association – 2005
Give-A-Little Support Award, Big Brothers & Sisters of Bucks County – 2007
President’s Award. Board of Director’s Service Award, Newtown Business & Professional
Association – 2007
Community Involvement Award, American Red Cross of Bucks County – 2007
Newtown Milestone Award, Newtown Corporation – 2007 and 2008
Partnership Award, Newtown Business & Professional Association – 2007 and 2008
Newtown’s 325th Anniversary Legacy Award – 2008
#1 on Philly Hot List – Best Health Club – 2009
Best of Bucks Health Club – 1st or 2nd place since 1992
Bucks Happening – Most Happening Health Club 1st Place or Finalist since 2010
Julie Main Woman Leadeship Award – 2012 – Linda Mitchell, IHRSA
Best of the Best Sales & Marketing Award – 2012 – Linda Mitchell and Amanda Konigsberg, Club Industry
Community Service Award – 2013 – Visit Bucks County National Travel & Tourism Week
Best Gym Award 2013 – Philadelphia Magazine Best of Philadelphia
Augie’s Quest Leadership Award 2016 – Jim Worthington/NAC
International Health Racquet and Sportsclub Association (IHRSA) Board of Directors – NAC Owner – Jim Worthington 2015 – 2019