American Institute School of Wellness and Beauty Joins the Fight against Lung Cancer at the Fight for Air 5K

Fort Lauderdale, FL – On October 1, 2011, runners, Walkers, Volunteers and Spectators filled Huizenga Plaza in downtown Fort Lauderdale, to join the Fight for Air 5K hosted by the American Lung Association.  Amongst the volunteers was American Institute School of Wellness and Beauty Massage Therapy students, who were proud to donate their time to such a wonderful cause.

The Massage Therapy students from American Institute School of Wellness and Beauty provided all of the participants with post race chair massages.  “Our students were excited to volunteer their time and efforts to support such a wonderful cause,” said Mr. Richard McCulloch, Campus President.  “Lung disease is the number-three killer in the United States and responsible for one in six deaths.  These statistics are staggering and I am glad our students could do their part in helping this organization fight lung cancer and its tragic effects.” 

The American Lung Association is the leading organization working to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease through Education, Advocacy and Research. With the generous support of the public, they are "Fighting for Air." For more information about the American Lung Association you can visit:

Randy Proto, CEO of American Institute, added, “American Institute was honored to join the American Lung Association in ‘the fight for healthy lungs and healthy air’.  As always our students did a tremendous job in supporting this wonderful cause.”


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