Our Annual AMTA-NY Membership Meeting will be held:

May 10th, 2021

Held virtually.
More details to come.
Call For Candidates
Online Elections open April 22, 2021
Interested in volunteering on the AMTA-NY Board of Directors? Consider serving for one of our open positions:

  • Board Member, 2-year term
  • Financial Administrator, 2-year term
  • Secretary, 1-year term
  • National Delegate, 2-year term

Stay tuned for more information on how to apply soon!
We Need Your Help!
Join the AMTA-NY family of volunteers and help support NY Members. We are currently looking for AMTA members to fill these roles:

  • Convention Committee Chair
This is the point person responsible for organizing and holding our annual AMTA-NY State Convention

  • Communications Committee Chair
This volunteer is tasked to produce our new monthly newsletter format, social media and email communications, website content creation and design

Interested in volunteering? Opportunities to volunteer exist that may only be 1-3 hours a month!

Stay Informed During the Covid-19 Pandemic
Interested in the Covid-19 Vaccine?
As a health care worker who has direct contact with patients, you may be eligible to receive a Covid-19 vaccination. Determine your eligibility and find out where you can get vaccinated if you choose to receive one.
Government Relations Team Updates
Read all the most recent communications from your Government Relations Team regarding the Cluster Zone Initiative and "medically necessary massage" in New York State.
Do you fall in an identified Cluster Zone?
Find out if you are in a Covid-19 Hot Spot. Use the NYS lookup tool to see if you are in a red, orange or yellow zone.
intouch is published by the American Massage Therapy Association® New York Chapter, a non-profit professional organization of licensed massage therapists, massage therapy students
and member schools. This publication welcomes contributions from readers. Submissions must include the author’s name, address, telephone number and photo. Copyrighted material must be accompanied by a release from its holder. Submissions can be emailed to office@amta-ny.org.

AMTA-NY reserves the right to accept or reject materials. Submissions may be edited for length or clarification. We assume no responsibility for errors, omissions, corrections, or modifications in publication. The opinions contained in this newsletter do not necessarily reflect those of the New York Chapter.

Contact Information
AMTA-NY Chapter Office
167 Chamberlain Road, Honeoye Falls, NY 14472 Tel: 585.582.6208 • www.amtany.org

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2021 AMTA-NY Chapter Annual Student Scholarship Contest
The New York Chapter's Annual Massage School Student Essay Contest was established in 1995 to promote the profession of massage therapy.

1st Place: $1000
2nd Place: $600
3rd Place: $400

Deadline for submissions: March 31, 2021
Free E-Books for Massage Therapists
As part of their mission, the Massage Therapy Foundation believes that massage therapy research and education should be available and accessible to everyone. Check out all the free e-books they make available on their website.
Making a difference for Massage Therapy Foundation research, education, and community service projects just got easier!
The MTF Spare Change program is an effortless way to round up your everyday credit card purchases and donate the small amounts of spare change to MTF. Make every purchase meaningful!

Micro donations of pennies will unlikely hurt anyone’s pocketbooks, but when many people work together they really add up. Set a maximum amount to fit your monthly budget—from $5—for easy, longer-term involvement in creating social change. You’ll feel great knowing you are making a difference every time you shop!
Nomination due by March 1, 2021
See something great...NOMINATE!
Can you think of someone who deserves to be recognized for their contribution to massage? Do you know someone who goes above and beyond in the profession of massage? Is there someone who gives to others through touch and shares of themselves by volunteering?

Each Year AMTA-NY is proud to honor those that go above and beyond for the profession. You, as a member, can nominate or be nominated for a Chapter Award. 2021 Awards:

Humanitarian Award
Sports Massage Achiever Award
Government Relations Award






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