Successful Hands Grants Awarded at the One Concept Conference

Left to right: CG Funk, Andrea Guy, Paul Chen, Marshall Dahneke, and Scott DartnallThe Successful Hands Grant Program, which was launched through the collaborative efforts of Biofreeze, Massage Envy Spa, and Bon Vital', has awarded two massage therapy students with $500 Successful Hands grants during Student Day at the One Concept Conference in San Diego. “It was a real honor to once again partner with Massage Envy Spa and Performance Health in support of the Successful Hands Grant Program,” says Scott Dartnall, president and CEO of One Concept. “I know I speak for all of us in our profession when I say thank you to Massage Envy Spa and Performance Health for their extensive support of student programs and the massage therapy profession.” Andrea Guy, a student from the International Professional School of Bodywork (San Diego, CA), and Paul Chen, a graduate from David’s Massage School (Whittier, CA) were each presented $500 Successful Hands grants by CG Funk, vice president of industry relations and product development of Massage Envy Spa Franchising; Marshall Dahneke, CEO of Performance Health; and Scott Dartnall, president and CEO of One Concept. “Congratulations to Andrea and Paul on winning a Successful Hands Grant,” says CG Funk. “We are pleased to be able to offer this grant program, and trust that these funds will further support Andrea and Paul on their path to a highly successful massage therapy career.” Current massage therapy students can also apply for one of five $1,000 Successful Hands grants, which requires students to complete an essay of 200 words or less on “What does being a successful massage therapist mean to me?” Additionally, each winner’s school will receive a $500 grant and a $500 product package. “I’d like to add my congratulations and thank One Concept for their continued support of our grant program,” says Dahneke. “We know that collaborative programs such as this provide real opportunities for all of us to contribute to our profession’s strength and secure its future.”

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