Stuart Goldman, Executive Editor

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University of Portland Building $23 Million Rec Center 
Construction is under way at the University of Portland (OR), which is building a new $23 million student recreation center.
Netpulse Announces Acquisition of Club Apps
Netpulse, which secured $18.6 million worth of new funding last month, announced it has acquired the assets of mobile apps provider Club Apps, Lawrenceville, GA.
Cincinnati YMCA to Undergo $27 Million Renovation 
The Central Parkway Y branch in downtown Cincinnati will close on Dec. 8 and is not expected to reopen until the renovation is completed in early 2016.
Report Cites Rise in Obesity in Service Members
The number of obese active-duty service members has increased by 61 percent since 2002, according to a recent report from Mission: Readiness.
World Gym Vice President, Former Gold's Gym Franchise Executive Keith Albright Dies
Friends and colleagues in the health club industry are mourning the death of Keith Albright, the vice president of development at World Gym International who previously served as senior vice president of franchising at Gold's Gym.
YMCA in Florida to Close Branches, Cease Operations 
After serving the community for 52 years, the YMCA of Florida's Emerald Coast, Destin, FL, announced it will cease operations of its three branches and programs on Friday.
Idaho Attorney General Files Lawsuit Against Fitness Club Company
Idaho Attorney General Lawrence Wasden filed a lawsuit last week against a fitness club company or failing to reimburse members after closing six clubs.
Woman Dies in Apparent Drowning at Connecticut Fitness Club Swimming Pool
A woman has died after she apparently drowned in the swimming pool of a fitness club in Hartford, CT, according to multiple media outlets.
With Open Arms: The Story of IHRSA's John McCarthy
Club Industry Lifetime Achievement Award recipient John McCarthy built a young association and left an impact on the fitness industry.
Mountainside Fitness CEO Malkovich Leaving Company
Billy Malkovich, who has served as CEO of Mountainside Fitness, Tempe, AZ, for eight years, is leaving the company at the end of the week.
YMCA of the USA Names Kevin Washington New President and CEO 
The YMCA of the USA named Kevin Washington, president and CEO of the YMCA of Greater Boston, to lead the Chicago-based national organization.
Total Woman Gym and Spa Hires New CEO 
Total Woman Gym and Spa, Westlake Village, CA, has announced Corinne Perritano as its new CEO. Perritano replaced Gene LaMott as CEO effective Sept. 22, the company announced.
Gold's Gym Changes Kids Club Policy for Employees
Gold's Gym, Dallas, has updated its policy for kids club care for children of its employees. The change leaves restrictions in all but four states in the amount of kids club time allotted for those employees.
Professor Dies after Swimming Laps in YMCA Pool 
A Spanish professor at Western Michigan University died Saturday after she was found unresponsive in the bottom of a YMCA swimming pool.
Health & Fitness Business Expo Closes after 15 Years
The Health & Fitness Business Expo, a trade show for the home fitness retail market that opened in 1999, has closed.
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