(BUSINESS WIRE)–Massage Envy & Susan G. Komen:

Who:
Massage Envy & Susan G. Komen, Breast Cancer Research Foundation

What:
A Joint Venture Fundraising Event with Massage Envy & Susan G. Komen. The “Day-of” Event in South Florida is one of 10 cities participating nationally (2 others the same day – Houston, New Jersey); the other cities include: Arizona, Atlanta, Chicago, Colorado, North Carolina, Seattle, St. Louis, Utah — all told 206 Massage Envy Clinics in 10 major cities across the country.

When:
Monday, September 15, 2008 / Massage Day – bookings from 8:00 AM to 10:00 PM (Online and Phone-In Registration commences on Monday, September 8th, one week prior to “massage day”)

Where:
At all 21 Massage Envy Locations in South Florida – Dade – 4 locations; Broward – 6 locations; Palm Beach – 11 locations

How to Book Your Free Massage:
Interested participants can book their free massage by calling 866-966-3689 or visiting http://southfloridamassage.wordpress.com – and signing up commencing Monday, September 8th

South Florida Locator of Massage Envy locations.

With a deep and high-profile presence in all three counties, South Floridian’s will have a rare opportunity to receive a free massage, while at the same time being able to make a tax-deductible charitable contribution at a conveniently located Massage Envy.

Broward County Dade County Palm Beach County
Davie, Weston, Pembroke Pines, Plantation/Sawgrass, Pompano Beach, Coral Springs Kendall, Tamiami, The Falls/Meadow Bay, Miami Lakes West Boca Raton, Boynton Beach (2 locations), Lantana, Palm Bch Gardens, Royal Palm Beach, Palm City, Mission Bay Plaza, Spanish River, WPB/Okeechobee, (Jupiter clinic on Military Trail/Martin County)

Details: Massage Envy enthusiastically brings “Massage for the Cure” to Miami, Broward and Palm Beach counties for the first time.

On Monday, September 15th, 2008, all South Floridian’s have an opportunity to receive a FREE massage and help fight breast cancer. Breast cancer is the number one health concern of women. In its third year of promoting Breast Cancer Awareness through a joint venture with the national franchise, Massage Envy, this year Massage Envy and Susan B. Komen, the national breast cancer research foundation that has raised more than $1 billion since being founded 27 years-ago in 1982, is launching its first “breast cancer awareness and fundraising campaign” in South Florida by combining breast cancer awareness and the joy, relaxation and therapeutic benefits of massage to adult men and women of South Florida at all 21 Massage Envy locations.

How Much and Where does the Money Go?

Massages are valued at $49, which is the suggested donation. All proceeds benefit the Miami affiliate of the Susan G. Komen foundation. During the prior three years, this event has raised nearly $360,000.

About Massage Envy

Massage Envy Limited, LLC is a national franchise of massage clinics dedicated to providing professional and affordable therapeutic massage services to consumers with busy lifestyles at convenient times and locations. Founded in 2002, Massage Envy is now a more than $9 million-a-year company with 254 operating clinics, and 634 franchises sold in 29 states.

About Susan G. Komen

Susan G. Komen began the global breast cancer movement more than two decades ago by starting the Komen Race for the Cure, the most successful fundraising and education event for breast cancer ever created; it pioneered cause-related marketing; created Komen Affiliates serving needs in more than 18,000 communities; developed educational tools to reach people in more than 200 countries; and became the world’s largest source of private funds for breast cancer research and community outreach programs with nearly $1 billion invested by the end of 2007.

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