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Alumnus James Klemick Opens Coalition Nutrition Downtown

Residents of downtown State College looking to bulk up now have another place to fulfill all their supplemental needs. Coalition Nutrition, which opened its doors on January 25, offers a wide variety of health supplements to help the fifth-most fit college in the nation maintain its status.

Penn State alumnus and former power lifting team member James Klemick opened the first Coalition Nutrition store in Penndel, Pennsylvania. After two years, Coalition Nutrition now maintains three total stores — its original location, another located in West Chester, and its newest in State College. While Klemick is the proprietor of the stores, Penn State alumna Christina Pollick is the general manager of the new downtown location.

Klemick explained his staff prides themself on their knowledge of fitness and supplemental health. He believes being a small business gives them a lead on his corporate competitors.

“We are striving for a personal atmosphere,” Klemick explained. “We like to know everyone on a first name basis.”

Klemick recognizes how important fitness is to the Penn State student body, which is why he plans on reaching out to the community. Employees of Coalition Nutrition were at Lionheart Fitness earlier this week handing out free samples and fitness tips. Klemick hopes to go to other local gyms as they get acclimated to the surrounding area.

Coalition Nutrition will celebrate its second anniversary of its first store opening on February 20 and Klemick hopes to continue expanding his business in the future.

Fitness freaks of State College interested in supporting small business owners and Penn State alumni can find Coalition Nutrition on 426 E College Ave, next to Big Bowl downtown. They are open Monday through Friday 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturdays 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. The store offers most major supplement brands, and should appeal to the members of Penn State’s booming fitness community.

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Mario Di Paolo

Mario Di Paolo is a contributor to Onward State. Originally from Montoursville Pennsylvania, Mario is seeking a bachelors degree in Print Journalism and hopes to finish by 2017. As a devoted lover of cinema, Mario can often be found alone in his apartment watching pretentious films he pretends to understand.

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