LONGVIEW (KYTX) - An event raising money for returning veterans took place in Longview Saturday. Personally fit gym held the event and challenged more than one hundred people to do as many pushups as possible. The event's sponsors paid 1 to 10 cents for every push up a person was able to do.
Personally Fit Owner Chris Hill organized the event and says it is to show respect to those protecting this country.
"We live the lives we do today, just because those guys are over on foreign soil fighting and keeping us safe. So I think it's great to give back." - Chris Hill, Event Organizer
The money will go to housing, food, and medical costs for veterans.