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Lelwica, Snap Fitness win Franchisee of the Year Award

Dr. Michelle Lelwica and Snap Fitness of Pequot Lakes and Morris were awarded the Franchisee of the Year Award at the Snap Fitness convention earlier this month in Las Vegas, Nev.

Lelwica maintains a multi-discipline practice while running two clubs. She’s been a Snap Fitness owner for more than six years, and has grown and evolved with the brand to continue her success.

In addition to running her businesses, she has served on the Snap franchisee advisory committee, looking out for the best interests of her fellow Snap Fitness owners while helping to set course for the company’s future.

“I am so thankful for a great team in both of our locations and this award is really for them,” Lelwica said. “Kristen Gangl, Kari Lohmiller, Marjorie Harris, Andrew Blaeser and all of our instructors at Pequot Lakes Snap Fitness work very hard at providing the best gym in the lakes area. Our Morris team has the same work ethic and passion to ensure a quality, high value gym to that area. Behind any great business is a great team and they get all of the credit.”

Joining Lelwica at the award ceremony were the Morris managers Pat Nelson and Stacey Vig (also a personal trainer), as well as Gangl, personal trainer and manager of Snap Fitness in Pequot Lakes.

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