Massage students host fundraisers for cancer auction

Published 6:23 am Monday, December 21, 2009

Students from Riverland’s Massage Therapy program and Austin High School National Honor Society Students will hold four “Massage 4 a Cure” fundraisers for the Lyle Area Cancer Auction beginning Tuesday.

The first fundraiser is Tuesday, Dec. 22 and Wednesday, Dec. 23 from 3 to 7 p.m. at Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, 1211 Fourth St. NW.

Students from the massage therapy program will give 10-minute massages for a $10 donation. There will also be a sale of lotions, scented Smelly Jellies, candles, and Tootie candy and truffles in honor of Tootie who died from pancreatic cancer last year.

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All proceeds go to the Lyle Area Cancer Event.

The fundraiser will be held again at HyVee and Oak Park Mall on Tuesday, Dec. 29, Wednesday Dec. 30, Tuesday, Jan. 5 and Wednesday, Jan. 6. Times are to be determined.

Call Kathy Wichmann for more information at 437-6262.