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Personal Travel Manager moved by Spinal Muscular Atrophy Plight

June 26, 2013 Mobile travel consulting No Comments Email Email

TravelManagers’ personal travel manager, Melanie Carter, representative for Scoresby in Victoria has partnered with Spinal Muscular Atrophy Association to organize the charities major fundraiser for the year, a SMAmazing Race event scheduled for October. 

MH SMA Final 2Through a chance meeting with the Association’s CEO Julie Cini, Carter was so moved by the work this charity does it was an instant realisation she wanted to help by raising much needed funds.

“I joined TravelManagers for many reasons, one of which was to have the ability to give back within my community. Through my business I have been able to offer sponsorship to small community and charity events however the SMAmazing Race event is by far my biggest undertaking. Knowing that I can help raise funds through my experience and expertise is incredibly rewarding.”

The goal is to fundraise in excess of $100,000.  All of the money raised will go to the Spinal Muscular Atrophy Association for research into the disease and support services for the family.

“We applaud Melanie for her work within the community. Her proactive approach and entrepreneurial enterprise is an inspiration to all personal travel managers and further demonstrates the flexibility of TravelManagers willingness to encourage and support community involvement” says Michael Gazal, General Manager, TravelManagers.

For more information on how you can support the SMAmazing Race event or to make a donation please contact Melanie Carter on 0433 200 188.

To learn more about Spinal Muscular Atrophy refer to http://www.smaaustralia.org.au/

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