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Las Vegas’ new nonprofit gym waives membership fees for heroes

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There are thousands of disabled servicemen and women in Southern Nevada—from military veterans to former police officers and firefighters—and a new gym hopes to provide them with support. Branded One CrossFit (2055 E. Windmill Lane #125), which debuted over the summer and celebrated with a grand opening event last weekend, is a nonprofit gym offering free memberships to the aforementioned demographic.

“We knew we wanted to do something different,” owner/trainer Nick McCombs says. “We took a deep look to see which community needs the most help, and it’s the servicemembers. Everybody knows somebody with PTSD.”

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