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Planet Fitness Selects SBANE Member EBS Capstone as Its Employee Benefits Partner



Lisa Graziano

EBS Capstone



Planet Fitness Selects EBS Capstone as Its Employee Benefits Partner

Newton, MA – April 17, 2013 – Planet Fitness, the innovative health club franchise known for its Judgement Free Zone® and friendly prices, has partnered with EBS Capstone to manage its employee benefits for corporate and corporately owned locations. EBS Capstone will also assist Planet Fitness franchisees in a number of areas related to employee benefits. According to Planet Fitness, EBS Capstone was chosen because of their progressive strategies and resources, and partner-driven service. “Managing the rising cost of health insurance while providing our employees with high quality benefits is a huge priority for us,” said Linda Langsten, Director of Human Resources at Planet Fitness. “EBS Capstone has the industry expertise we need and we are confident that they will help us effectively manage our benefits programs, communicate the value of the benefits programs to employees across the country, and help us stay one step ahead of changes brought on by health care reform. We look forward to this new partnership.” Planet Fitness currently has 648 clubs nationwide and more than 4.5 million members. “We are very excited about the opportunity to work with Plant Fitness. Our experience implementing employee benefits programs that drive improvements to quality and costs, is in perfect alignment with Planet Fitness’ goals,” said Paul J. Rooney, Managing Partner for EBS Capstone. About EBS Capstone EBS Capstone (www.ebscapstone.com) is a full service insurance brokerage firm offering customized solutions in employee benefits, retirement plans and all lines of property/casualty. About Planet Fitness Founded in 1992 in Dover, N.H., Planet Fitness is now the fastest-growing health club franchise in the United States, and has revolutionized the industry with a combination of extremely low prices and a unique, friendly, and hassle-free environment called the Judgement Free Zone®. Planet Fitness, which has 648 locations nationwide, has grown to more than 4.5 million members and is poised to become the largest health club operator this year. The company prides itself on giving people an unbeatable value – top-notch facilities at extremely low prices, and an atmosphere that focuses on the needs of occasional or first-time club members rather than hard-core fitness fanatics. All Planet Fitness gyms feature a wide selection of brand-name cardio and strength equipment, and provide unlimited fitness instruction with all memberships. For more information, visit www.PlanetFitness.com.


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