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Curves of Tyrone is ‘making strides against breast cancer’

Curves of Tyrone, part of the world’s largest franchisor of fitness clubs, today announced it will be teaming with the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer fundraiser during October Breast Cancer Awareness month to create awareness of breast cancer and to raise funds to help eliminate it. Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in women in the United States.
Curves of Tyrone has plenty of ways for everyone to get involved. New members who join between October 8 and 20 will pay only $25 for the service fee when they bring in a minimum $25 donation to the American Cancer Society or show proof of a current mammogram.
Current members who make a minimum $5 donation to the American Cancer Society will receive a donation certificate that will hang in the club, and can be filled out “in honor of” or “in memory of” a loved one. Each $5 donation also entitles the member to put her name in a treasure chest and be eligible for weekly prize drawings all through October.
Anyone in the community can purchase Curves’ diane fragrance products and help in the fight against breast cancer. Curves founders Diane and Gary Heavin will donate 10 percent of the wholesale sales of all diane fragrance products in October to Making Strides Against Breast Cancer. Members who purchase diane fragrance products will also have their name put in the treasure chest. The fragrance collection includes eau de parfum, Shea body butter and refreshing body wash, and makes a great holiday gift or stocking stuffer.
“Curves of Tyrone is committed to helping the women in our community live healthier, stronger lives,” said Karen Sandusky, Manager. “Breast cancer will touch about one in every eight women, but breast cancer death rates are going down. This decline is probably the result of finding the cancer earlier and having access to improved treatment. By encouraging women to get mammograms and rewarding them for doing so, we are helping to fight and even eliminate breast cancer in our lifetime. That’s something we take very seriously.”
Curves of Tyrone is located at RD 4 Box 34C Route 220, Tyrone, PA. The phone number is 684-5280.
Curves offers a 30-minutes workout that combines strength training and sustained cardiovascular activity through safe and effective hydraulic resistance. Curves also offers a weight management program based on a groundbreaking, scientifically proven method to raise metabolic rate and end the need for perpetual dieting.
Founders Gary and Diane Heavin are considered the innovators of the express fitness phenomenon that has made exercise available to more than four million women, many of whom are in the gym for the first time. Gary Heavin is the author of numerous books including The New York Times bestseller “Curves,” which is revolutionizing America’s approach to dieting.
With more than 10,000 locations in 57 countries, Curves is the world’s largest fitness franchise and the ninth largest of all franchise companies in the world. For more information, visit: www.curves.com.