Zumbathon At The Z Fit Factory In Memory Of Josiah Clark


Those who know me, know that I am very active in my girls school. Not only am I a member of the PTO, but I also actively volunteer on a daily in one of the first grade classrooms.

A few weeks ago, we had a tragedy strike one of the teachers. Sharon Clark, was 603583_595745387116954_1856355192_nnotified that there was an emergency happening with her 9 month old son Josiah, who was at the sitters house, just around the block from the school.

She left the school immediately on foot to run over, only to find the ambulance had left and taken her son to the hospital. While checking on Josiah during his nap, he was found not breathing and unresponsive.

Unfortunately, every parents nightmare had happened to Sharron. Josiah had passed away at the hospital, they could not revive him.

I remember as a parent to a young baby SIDS is always a huge worry when they’re so young, this is what was ruled as the cause of death of Josiah Clark.

In honor of Josiah and to gather the community together to help Sharron and her family with costs, the PTO has teamed up with Z Fit Factory Zumba Instructors, Liz Davis and Christy Makulinski to put together a Zumbathon this Sunday June 9th at 1:00pm.

Here are the details:

Sunday, June 9th from 1-3pm, The Z Fit Factory is hosting a benefit for the 249171_10152883076660285_1637782695_nJosiah Clark Memorial Fund. His mother, Toledo Public Schools teacher, Sharon Clark, suffered the unimaginable loss of her precious 9 month old baby, Josiah, to SIDS while she was at work on May 8th. No family is ever prepared for such a tragic event. Let’s pull our fabulous Zumba community together to honor Baby Josiah. Admission is $10, payable at the door in cash or check made payable to the Josiah Clark Memorial Fund. We will have fabulous raffles, prizes, and a 50/50 as well! Join your very own Z Fit Factory ZIN Intructors, Liz Davis and Christy Makulinski as they lead you in a 2 hour Zumba Fitness party you won’t want to miss!

Please come join us for this cause, shake the pounds away for a good cause, have some fun, win some great prizes, and support another mother in the community.

You can find out more information by visiting the Event page for the Zumbathon on Facebook.

Z Fit Factory is located at 7325 Douglas Road, South Entrance, Lambertville, MI.

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June 7, 2013 – 5:39 PM - | Posted in daily life | 3 Comments »

3 Comments to “Zumbathon At The Z Fit Factory In Memory Of Josiah Clark”

  1. Rachel Young Says:

    My heart goes out to this family, I can’t imagine loosing a child. What an awesome community to put something together for them.
    Rachel Young´s last blog post ..Girl Scout Cookies + Nestle Crunch = One heck of an awesome Summer treat!

  2. erin Says:

    How sad. It was nice they offered a Zumbathon for a good cause to build awareness.
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  3. Nicole Robinson Says:

    My heart aches for this mother and this family. Good on this community for coming together in support.
    Nicole Robinson´s last blog post ..Let’s Debate: Should you tell kids they can do anything they set their minds to?

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