Industry Leaders Enjoy a Day of Golf and Fun on Behalf of the Massage Therapy Foundation, MASSAGE MagazineOn Oct. 19, 2011, against the stunning backdrop of Heron Lakes Golf Course, 40 golfers came together for a day of fun and networking to raise funds for the Massage Therapy Foundation. More than $9,500 was raised in sponsorships, entry fees and in-kind gifts that will the foundation’s efforts in massage research, education and community service.

This inaugural Massage Therapy Foundation (MTF) Golf Outing was presented by host sponsor Performance Health Inc., with transportation sponsored by American Massage Therapy Association(AMTA), and food and beverages sponsored by Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals.

“It was an honor for Performance Health to be the host sponsor of the Massage Therapy Foundation inaugural golf fundraiser. It was great to see the massage profession come together to show their support and awareness of the MTF and it’s mission to advance the knowledge and practice of massage therapy by supporting scientific research, education, and community service in such a fun setting,” said Lynda Solien-WolfeLMT, N.C.T.M.B., and director of clinical education and research for Performance Health. “We can’t wait till next year!”

The MTF is grateful to all of its Golf Outing sponsors:

  • Hole Sponsors
  • AMTA
  • AMTA –Massachusetts
  • AMTA –North Carolina
  • Books of Discovery
  • Cranio Cradle
  • Educated Touch
  • Education & Training Solutions
  • Kinesio Taping
  • Massamio.como
  • Massage Warehouse
  • Stress Management Consultants
  • World Massage Conference
  • Writing a Blue Streak
  • Wellx

Benefactor Sponsors

  • Bon Vital
  • MASSAGE Magazine

Goodie Bag/Raffle Prize Sponsors

  • AMTA
  • Kinesio Taping
  • Massage Warehouse
  • Performance Health
  • PerformTex

Winning Foursomes

  • 1st Place – Team Stronglite
  • 2nd Place – Team AMTA
  • 3rd Place – Team Massage Envy

Planning is already under way for the Second Annual MTF Golf Outing which will take place Oct. 3, 2012, in Raleigh, North Carolina, in conjunction with the 2012 AMTA National Convention. Look for more details to follow on the MTF website.