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Kanawha Valley Business Ranked Among Nation's Top 500

Reported: Jan. 9, 2014 12:05 PM EST
Updated: Jan. 9, 2014 6:19 PM EST
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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Taisha Walker) - A Kanawha Valley fitness club is receiving national recognition.

Brickhouse Cardio Club has been named as a top company by Entrepreneur Magazine Franchise 500. The franchise is the only one from West Virginia to make the prestigious list, which includes Taco Bell and Subway.

Brickhouse Co-Founder Vic Sprouse said it's an honor for him and the entire state.

"It's great for the country to be able to see West Virginia, which always has bad health statistics, that always has the negative stereotypes of healthiness," Sprouse said. "Seeing a franchise from Charleston, West Virginia make that list is a huge deal for our company and for our state."

Brickhouse Cardio Club was ranked 361 out of 500 franchises. The fitness club offers Zumba, hip hop, piloxing and body pump classes and has numerous locations throughout the Kanawha Valley.

Learn more about the franchise on its Facebook page.



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