Lanphier Day Spa of North Haven is
Helping Children with Life Threatening Diseases
Read about us at www.tommyfund.org
On Wednesday, October 27, 2010 from 5:00pm to 9:00pm the Lanphier Day Spa located at 8 Devine Street in North Haven cordially invites you to an “Evening At The Spa”. Pamper yourself or a loved one while helping children with life threatening diseases.
“We wanted to give back to the community in some way and were looking for a special way of doing that when we heard about the Academy of Kempo’s “Help a Child Initiative”. We set up a meeting with Frank Ciarleglio and when he told us about the things that he experienced with the children that are undergoing cancer treatment at the Yale-New Haven Children’s Cancer Center and how his fundraiser helps to assist the Tommy Fund, we got very excited about the program. The stories about the children playing and laughing as they were going through a very difficult time in their lives brought joy to our hearts and tears to our eyes. The emotions were mixed, sadness that children have to go through something like this, and happiness in knowing that we can make a difference in these children’s lives. We thought what better way of giving back than helping children,” said Eileen Rizvi owner of the Lanphier Day Spa in North Haven and Darien, Connecticut.
The “Help a Child Initiative” is a program started in October of 2009 by Ciarleglio, the Instructor at the Academy of Kempo Martial Arts in Hamden, to help children with life threatening diseases. “The program initially started as a fundraiser to collect arts and crafts materials for children as young as infant to 21 years of age. All of the items collected directly assist the Tommy Fund for Childhood Cancer and the Child Life Specialist-Pediatric Specialty Clinic at the Yale-New Haven Children’s Hospital. This is still one of our major goals with the program,” said Ciarleglio. “But because of the great response that we have had the program is growing into much more. The program is now starting to also collect revenues so that the Tommy Fund would have a budget built in to purchase what they need for the Child Life Specialist to work with the children who are undergoing cancer treatments, (prior to now there really wasn’t a budget for it and all of the arts and crafts were donated). The revenues will also assist the Tommy Fund to continue their research in finding a cure for cancer and assist families that have children who are in a treatment program,” Ciarleglio continued.
Lanphier Day Spa is Connecticut’s premier Day Spa with a staff of caring licensed professionals that are trained to pamper you. Enjoy a gentle massage, a cleansing facial or rejuvenate your appearance with their full service hair and nail salon. The Day Spa offers private facilities for both men and women.
Please come to relax, enjoy and leave the stress of the world behind while helping children with life threatening diseases. Be a part of the cure, all of the proceeds will benefit the Tommy Fund for Childhood Cancer through the Academy of Kempo’s “Help a Child Initiative”.
To experience Lanphier Day Spas exceptional services for this special cause call 203-248-3333 for your appointment, walk-ins are welcome and gift certificates can be purchased at the “Evening At The Spa” for any future visit. Babysitting is available courtesy of the Youth Activity Center at Healthtrax. To see a list of services offered please visit www.lanphierdayspa.com.
For more information on the Academy of Kempo’s “Help a Child Initiative” or how to get involved in the fundraiser, you can contact the Academy at (203) 288-9990, or visit them on the web at www.academyofkempo.com.
Monetary contributions are welcome in check form made out to the Tommy Fund or by visiting the Tommy Fund web site at www.tommyfund.org. To have your donation go strictly to the “Help a Child Initiative” please note that on your check.