Training facility to open Friday

CrossFit 843 will conduct a ribbon-cutting and grand opening at its new store at 5:30 p.m. Friday at S.C. 46 and Dr. Mellichamp Drive in Bluffton.

The Greater Bluffton Chamber of Commerce will help conduct the opening for the gym, which features "the principal strength-and-conditioning program for many police academies and tactical operations teams, military special operations units, champion martial artists, and thousands of other elite and professional athletes worldwide," according to a news release.

The ribbon-cutting is free and open to the public. Owner Martin Catalioto will conduct a class for $15 after the ceremony.

Information: Contact Catalioto at or 201-679-0825, or the chamber at or 843-757-1010.