WASHINGTON, Aug. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Massage Envy - Middletown has been chosen as this year's recipient for the prestigious Outstanding Franchise Small Business award given by The SCORE Foundation and sponsored by The UPS Store. SCORE, - www.SCORE.org - mentors to America's small business, serves over 350,000 clients annually and honors their most successful clients at The SCORE Foundation's 4th Annual SCORE Awards Gala celebrating excellence on Thursday, August 16th in New Orleans, LA. Massage Envy –Middletown will be honored for demonstrating unique vision, innovation and achievement as an Outstanding Franchise Small Business.
SCORE CEO Ken Yancey says, "SCORE celebrates Massage Envy in Middletown for working through their hurdles to achieve their success. After turning to SCORE, Massage Envy owners were able to grow their company and increase their staff from 5 to 48 employees in just four years." Yancey adds, "Franchises like Massage Envy are not only successful in their own business, but in the growth of their community."
The SCORE Foundation President Mark Dobosz says, "The SCORE Awards honor Massage Envy for inspiring those achieving success while supporting their community with charitable work, such as assisting the VA hospitals. During our fourth year of the SCORE Awards, we recognize SCORE clients that have become pillars of their community through shared success and leadership."
For more about this SCORE Success Story: http://www.score.org/success-stories/massage-envy
About SCORE: SCORE has helped create more than 90,000 jobs over the past two years. With a strong network of more than 13,000 volunteers with a wide variety of expertise from 364 chapters nationwide, SCORE volunteers provide entrepreneurs and small business owners free advice and low-cost local workshops. SCORE, a resource partner with the U.S. Small Business Administration, also offers free online resources, templates and tools to help entrepreneurs start and grow their business. www.score.org.
For more information about starting or operating a small business, call 1-800/634-0245 for the SCORE chapter nearest you. Visit SCORE at www.score.org. Connect with SCORE at www.facebook.com/SCOREFans and http://twitter.com/SCOREMentors.
About The SCORE Foundation: The mission of The SCORE Foundation is to support and leverage the work of SCORE by soliciting, investing and managing resources for the benefit of SCORE. Learn more about The SCORE Foundation at www.scorefoundation.org.
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