World Massage Festival &
Massage Therapy Hall of Fame

August 7-10, 2016
Harrah's Resort Waterfront Conference Center
Atlantic City, New Jersey


Our Mission Statement: To honor those who built the bridges for our profession,
to educate the general public about massage, to educate therapists
about different types of massage and to have fun.





SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE AT WMF


Synergy Massage & Wellness Center, Inc.
13593 Monterey Lane, Blue Ridge Summit, PA 17214
717-794-5778 or 877-372-6617
E-Mail: massage@synergymassage.com * Web Site: www.SynergyMassage.com




KEITH A. SCHAEFFER
9-25-85 TO 6-29-2002
Memorial Scholarship Fund
Palliative Care Massage/Bodywork Award


KEITH BROUGHT MUCH KNOWLEDGE OF HOW MASSAGE THERAPY & BODYWORK CAN IMPROVE THE QUALITY OF LIFE OF A TEENAGER EXPERIENCING DIABETES & LEUKEMIA
Beloved son of Synergy Massage & Wellness Center founders Margie and Craig Schaeffer who passed from complications of diabetes and leukemia.

This fund will assist professional massage therapist(s) who are in attendance to selected professional massage conferences with books, continuing education, equipment, supplies or child care expenses while studying massage therapy/bodywork for continuing education.

It will be awarded annually at selected massage conferences based on:
  • Completion of a written description of a palliative care massage/bodywork experience that demonstrates the improvement of the quality of life for a client(s) diagnosed with pathological condition(s) that are life threatening or chronic
  • Proof of a state professional massage licensure, registration, or certificate
  • Proof of NCTMB certification or successful FSTMB Exam completion for states without government regulation
Tax-Deductible donations are to be made out to the "Keith A. Schaeffer Fund" and sent directly to:
The Foundation for Enhancing Communities - PO Box 678 - Harrisburg, PA 17108-0678
Or use your credit card by calling 717-236-5040 or on the web at www.tfec.org
Acceptable contributions are cash, publicly traded securities, closely held business stock, real estate, antiques, collections, other appraisable assets, life insurance, and retirement funds. The Foundation of Enhancing commission is 501c (3) approved.

Synergy Massage & Wellness Center, Inc.
13593 Monterey Lane, Blue Ridge Summit, PA 17214
717-794-5778 or 877-372-6617
Email: massage@synergymassage.com Web Site: www.SynergyMassage.com

This $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to a professional massage therapist attending and taking classes at the 2016 World Massage Festival who demonstrates they have improved the quality of life of a client(s) diagnosed with a pathological condition(s) that are life threatening or chronic. It is a cash award that will be in the form of a check from the Foundation. Margie & Craig will be bringing a certificate of the award and the check with the winner's name on it. The winner must submit receipts to the Foundation for Enhancing Communiites for proof of expenditure for what they claimed to use the funds for on the application.

Application Due Date: JULY 27, 2016
The scholarship will be awarded at 8pm on Sunday, August 7, 2016 during the Industry Awards.

To receive an application, please complete the following form:
Your Name:
Phone:
Email:**REQUIRED**
City & State
I am registered to attend the 2016 World Massage Festival


CHARLOTTE HOOTEN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP ANNOUNCED

The World Massage Festival and Massage Therapy Hall of Fame announces the Charlotte Hooten Memorial Scholarship, to be awarded in the vending hall on Tuesday, August 9, 2016. MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN.

In honor of Charlotte and her commitment to volunteerism, the massage profession and the WMF, we are awarding a FREE registration for the 2017 Festival.

The winner will be randomly selected from those registered for this year's Festival at 12:30 pm in the vending hall.

There are no other requirements for the winner. It is our wish, and one that we believe Charlotte's big heart would share, that this scholarship will simply make life a little easier for one therapist.

JOHN MAHONEY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP ANNOUNCED

The World Massage Festival and Massage Therapy Hall of Fame announces the John Mahoney Memorial Scholarship. The winner will be randomly selected from those registered for this year's Festival at 12:30 PM in the vending hall on Wednesday, August 10, . MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN.

In honor of John and his committment to the massage profession and the WMF, we are awarding a FREE registration for the 2017 Festival.

There are no special requirements for the winner. It is our wish, and one that we believe John would share, that this scholarship will help a therapist to further their education. It is our hope that the winner of the John Mahoney Scholarship will joyfully attend the 2017 Festival and celebrate John's life.
RAUL IZQUIERDO MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP ANNOUNCED

The World Massage Festival and Massage Therapy Hall of Fame announces the Raul Izquierdo Memorial Scholarship. The winner will be randomly selected from those registered for this year's Festival during the Industry Awards on Sunday Night, August 7, 2016. MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN.

In honor of Raul and his committment to the massage profession, we are awarding a FREE registration for the 2017 Festival.

There are no special requirements for the winner. It is our wish, and one that we believe Raul would share, that this scholarship will help a therapist to further their education. It is our hope that the winner of the Scholarship will joyfully attend the 2017 Festival and celebrate Raul's life.



BONNIE PRUDDEN MEMORIAL AWARD

Bonnie Prudden, fitness pioneer and founder of Bonnie Prudden Myotherapy®, passed away at her home in Tucson on December 11, 2011. She was 97. "You can't turn back the clock, but you can wind it up again," she told her students and patients, and that is how she lived her life.

Bonnie was the first person inducted into the Massage Therapy Hall of Fame. In her honor, each year we will pick one name from all the therapists registered and attending the World Massage Festival. That person will never again pay a registration fee to attend the Festival. Drawing is at 12:30 PM on August 8, 2016 in the vending hall. MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN.

She honored us by attending the very first Festival in 2006 and giving the keynote speech. In celebration of her life, we give this scholarship.


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