New Meetup: Irene's 90th Birthday Bash!

From: Ellyn M.
Sent on: Thursday, June 17, 2010 1:29 PM
Announcing a new Meetup for Natural Health Posse!

What: Irene's 90th Birthday Bash!

When: Friday, June 18,[masked]:00 PM

Where:
Irene's Myomassology Institute
26061 Franklin Rd
Southfield, MI 48033
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We will have live entertainment, chair massage, vegetarian food, beverages and, of course, birthday cake. Michigan Animal Rescue League (MARL) will be on campus with pet adoption. In lieu of gifts, Irene has asked you to make a donation to MARL in her honor. There are also numerous opportunities to volunteer.

Everyone is invited to the celebration! You do not need to be a massage therapist to participate. We welcome as many people as possible to join the massage chain! This party is honoring Irene's 90 years of life. She has literally touched thousands of lives over the years, and it's our intention to acknowledge that. We have watched her heal countless numbers of people over the years, and know how grateful those people are.
Irene's Myomassology Institute will contribute $2 to Michigan Animal Rescue League for every massage chain participant. Your attendance will help homeless animals.
4:00 ~ 6:00 Guinness Early Check-in Begins

Our guests attending a class before 6pm can check in for the Guinness Massage Chain at the student records desk inside the school.
Rob Kelly4:30 ~ 6:30 Free Continuing Education Class
Ethics Rob Kelly

A strong ethical foundation is imperative for a massage therapist. This class will explore common issues all therapists have faced, as well as new considerations in regards to utilizing today's technology such as social networking.

This free continuing education class will provide 2 hours credit for the National Certification Exam. It is open to all practicing therapists, but advance registration is required. Space is limited to 100 people. A waiting list will be utilized. Once class begins, the next person present on the wait list will be allowed in class for each person who does not show up.
Janet Szwabowski5:30 ~ 6:30 Amateur Shoulder Massage Class
Janet Szwabowski

This free class will teach you the simple basics of a neck and shoulder massage. The class will be held outside under a tent on the north side of the building. Anyone is welcome to attend this class on a first come, first served basis until full.
Mike Rice5:30 ~ 7:30 Free Continuing Education Class
Massage for Life Michael Rice

This class will instruct you on fundamentals of self care to use before, during and after clients! You will learn several basic exercises to offset the wear and tear that comes from giving massage, and provide you with health, energy and longevity in your business. Bring a yoga mat to participate.

This free continuing education class will provide 2 hours credit for the National Certification Exam. It is open to all practicing therapists, but advance registration is required. Space is limited to 75 people. A waiting list will be utilized. Once class begins, the next person present on the wait list will be allowed in class for each person who does not show up.
6:00 Guinness Check-in Continues

As our guests continue to arrive, registration will move outside to our welcome tables. Be sure to check in, so we can get an accurate count of participants for the record.
Kerrie Saunders6:00 ~ 7:30 Preparing Healthy Snacks Class
Dr. Kerrie Saunders

This free class will provide substitutions to the Standard American Diet. There are tasty alternatives to the empty calories in foods most people reach for. Anyone is welcome to attend this class on a first come, first served basis until full.
6:00 ~ 8:00 Kids Tent with Face Painting,
Activities and Frumpkin the Clown
Kids of all ages are welcome to enjoy the fun!

Kids of all ages are welcome to enjoy a day of fun! Frumpkin the Clown will be here to help entertain kids with face painting, coloring books and other fun activities.
6:00 ~ 8:00 Complimentary Massage, Vegetarian Fare, Street Performers

Leading up to the Guinness Event, we will have chair massage, vegetarian food, herbal ice tea, bottle water, and street performers to keep guests smiling.
MARL Dogs6:00 ~ 8:00 Pet Adoption
Michigan Animal Rescue League (MARL)

We are happy to have MARL on campus with pets that need a loving home. They will also be available to accept donations in Irene's name. We will donate $2 for every participant in the Guinness Record Event to this nonprofit group.

http://www.michigananimalrescueleague.org
Steve Acho6:30 ~ 8:00 Musical Performance
by Steve Acho

Steve Acho is a Detroit-based singer-songwriter-pianist. The pop-rock-piano-man sells thousands of downloads of his heartfelt originals, and his soulful versions of popular cover songs on iTunes and more. He has performed as far west as Las Vegas and California and as far east as Japan. Steve sang the national anthem several times before Detroit Tigers, Lions, and Red Wings games, and has shared the stage with Eddie Money, Lee Greenwood, Roberta Flack, and Randy Travis. We are excited to have this talented musician perform for Irene's Birthday Bash!

www.steveacho.com
8:00 Line Formation

Listen for the Birthday Bells to signal that it's time to assemble. We will have numerous volunteers to assist you in finding your spot. Be sure to help us out by wearing your assigned number!
8:15 World Blessing

Once everyone has assembled for the Guinness Event, Minister Ric Beattie will lead us with a world blessing sending peace, light and healing to our planet.
Massage Chain Pic8:30 Guinness Record Breaking Guided Massage

In celebration of Irene Gauthier's 90th birthday, we will smash the Guinness Book of World Records for the Largest Massage Chain ever. This record is currently set in British Columbia, Canada at 630 participants. Irene's will reach upwards to more than 2,000 people to not only break the record, but to make it unbreakable!

Former instructor, talented therapist, and dear friend, Carol Bell is flying in from Virginia for this. She will guide us through a 10-15 minute massage routine, leaving us all relaxed and happy. Upon completion of the massage chain, our Guinness sanctioned event will be officiated by Southfield Mayor Brenda Lawrence and Minister, Ric Beattie to be documented in the World Record Book.
Peace Pole8:45 Peace Pole Christening

In honor of Irene's 90th Birthday, we have purchased a 7' peace pole that will be installed in the garden outside of the school. We will christen the pole with rose petals and a blessing by Minister Ric Beattie.

www.peacepoles.com
Mom thinking 8:50 Birthday Song

All of Irene's guests will sing her Happy Birthday as she prepares to blow out the candles on her organic cake. No worries, we won't have 90 candles, so the fire fighters won't be summoned. Birthday cake will be distributed to guests with coffee service under the tents.
Mainstreet Soul9:00 ~ 11:00 Musical Performance
by Mainstreet Soul

Mainstreet Soul is a 10-piece horn band consisting of some of the finest talent Metro Detroit has to offer. Founded on the love of horn driven music, Mainstreet Soul is dedicated to bringing only the best possible music and performances to the stage. Playing literally the best of "rock, pop & soul", Mainstreet Soul plays the songs of artists such as Tower of Power, Blood, Sweat & Tears, Stevie Wonder, Chicago, Sly & The Family Stone, hits from Motown and much more. Be assured that when the sun sets, you'll be having a funky good time to the sights and sounds of Mainstreet Soul.

www.mainstreetsoul.com/band.htm
Garry Adkins9:00 ~ 11:00 Free Continuing Education Class
Effective Neck Treatment Garry Adkins

Learn how joint deterioration and chronic problems can be slowed or reversed. This manual therapy course will improve your treatment of radicular pain and degenerative disc disease, and provide a time saving protocol to treat most neck issues.

This free continuing education class will provide 2 hours credit for the National Certification Exam. It is open to all practicing therapists, but advance registration is required. Space is limited to 100 people. A waiting list will be utilized. Once class begins, the next person present on the wait list will be allowed in class for each person who does not show up.
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Learn more here:
http://www.meetup.com/www-imieducation-com/calendar/13831327/

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