DENVER - (BUSINESS WIRE) - On Tuesday, September 14, 2010, Massage Envy will team up with Susan G. Komen for the Cure to help win the fight against breast cancer by hosting Massage for the Cure. During this national one-day Massage for the Cure event, Massage Envy centers will offer $49 one-hour therapeutic massage sessions, with $15 from each massage being donated directly to the Denver and Colorado Springs Affiliates of Susan G. Komen for the Cure. Additional donations will also be accepted and all proceeds collected will go directly into the local community.
The event is open to the public and requires an appointment at any of the 23 Front Range Massage Envy clinics. A complete list of all local-area clinics can be found at www.massageenvy.com. Reservations are already being accepted and can be made by calling 877-330-3689 (ENVY). Appointments are also being accepted at www.massageenvy.com. All proceeds from Massage for the Cure will support breast cancer education, screening and treatment initiatives in communities across the U.S.
"Massage Envy is extremely proud to support Susan G. Komen for the Cure once again and to continue the partnership to raise funds for breast cancer efforts in our community," said Larry Reiff, regional franchise developer for Massage Envy- Colorado.
Since the first Massage for the Cure event in 2005, Massage Envy has raised more than $1.4 million for Susan G. Komen for the Cure throughout the country. Locally, in the metro-Denver area, Massage Envy clinics have raised more than $100,000 cumulatively during similar events held here in 2007, 2008 and 2009. This year, Massage Envy's goal is to raise $500,000 nationwide, with an estimated 620 Massage Envy clinics across 42 states participating.
Massage Envy's 23 Front Range clinic locations include those in: Highlands Ranch (2), Arvada, Broomfield, Centennial, Parker, Denver (3), Boulder, Thornton, Colorado Springs (2), Ft. Collins, Lakewood (2), Westminster, Aurora (2), Greenwood Village, Castle Rock, Longmont and Englewood.
Massage for the Cure is an annual, one-day event hosted by Massage Envy® and benefiting Susan G. Komen for the Cure®, a global leader in the movement to end breast cancer. Since the event's inception in 2005, Massage Envy has raised more than $1.4 million for Susan G. Komen for the Cure with 100 percent of the proceeds being used for education, screening and treatment programs in the community. Now in its sixth year, Massage for the Cure will be held on September 14, 2010 at an estimated 620 Massage Envy centers across the United States.