Rowlett, Texas (Aug 16, 2010): Employees at the Massage Envy clinic in Rowlett, Texas, will give their all — literally — to benefit Susan G. Komen for the Cure on September 14, 2010.
“All our Rowlett Massage Envy employees have volunteered to donate salaries for the day and work for free on September 14, so all revenue from massages that day goes directly to Susan G. Komen for the Cure in the DFW area,” said Dr. Rick Klics, owner of the Rowlett clinic.
The clinic’s efforts are part of Massage for the Cure, the Massage Envy one-day, nationwide event on September 14. Approximately 620 Massage Envy centers across the count ry will offer specially priced one-hour therapeutic massage sessions for $49 to benefit Susan G. Komen for the Cure.
On September 14, all 27 Massage Envy clinics in the DFW area will donate $15 of each $49 massage (donation may be more depending upon clinic). The donation will benefit the Dallas/Fort Worth affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure. Funds raised support breast cancer education, screening and treatment initiatives in the D/FW community.
The Rowlett clinic isn’t waiting until September 14 to get started. Clinic Manager Morgan Tucker plans to donate her hair for use in making wigs for cancer patients in the Dallas/Fort Worth area.
On September 14, an instructor from Lakepointe Hospital in Rowlett will be on hand at the clinic to provide information and answer questions on breast health and breast cancer.
On Sept 13, a mobile blood donor unit will operate outside the clinic. Blood donors can enter a raffle for priz es from Massage Envy and also sign up for a massage during Massage for the Cure September 14. Four Rowlett restaurants will donate food during Massage for the Cure Confirmed sponsors include: Chick-Fil-A, McAllisters Deli, Valentino’s, Mission Linen and Front Door Advertising.
“The people of Rowlett have really embraced Massage for the Cure as a great way to benefit the Susan G. Komen for the Cure and advance breast cancer education. So many of us have experienced the horrific disease and this is our way of saying, you are not alone — we care,” said Dr. Klics of Massage Envy. The Rowlett Massage Envy clinic is located at Rowlett Crossing, 4301 Lakeview Parkway, Suite 600, Rowlett, TX 75089, phone (972) 463-0101.
Reservations for the Massage for the Cure began August 14, 2010.
This year, Massage Envy’s goal is to raise $500,000 for the cause. To date, Massage Envy has raised more than $1.4 million for Susan G. Komen for the Cure.
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