(Golden, Colo., July 13) — Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals (ABMP) will celebrate its award-winning, 15th annual EveryBody Deserves a Massage Week, highlighting the benefits of massage, from Sunday, July 19, through Saturday, July 25. As in years past, ABMP members will hold grassroots events nationwide in honor of the observance. Some of the planned events include benefits for food banks, animal shelters and firefighters.

ABMP is the nation’s largest massage membership association. Headquartered in Golden, Colo., ABMP has 69,000 massage therapist members.