MODESTO — Sports trainer Brett Butler and his business partner John Potter have paired fitness and philanthropy to open a state-of-the-art gym in Modesto.
Dubbed The Performance Lab (TPL), the 11,200-square-foot facility was built to attract all levels of athletes within a 120-mile radius. In addition, the TPL team is working with business professionals to roll out a mentorship program for local youth.
TPL held a grand opening Oct. 10 at its facility at 417 Galaxy Way near McHenry Ave. and Kiernan Ave. The event drew about 500 people — mostly friends, family and business acquaintances. Within its first few days TPL had signed up 125 members.
The mentorship program pairs children who need positive role models with successful individuals. Potter said the goal is to add value to the community.
“A lot of kids need somebody to look up to,” he said... Read More