Sauganash Wellness Center Awarded
Corporate Citizens of the Year
By the Lincolnwood Chamber of Commerce and Industry
(Chicago, IL) October 1, 2007 – After only 16 months in business, the Sauganash Wellness Center has been presented with the 2007 Corporate Citizen of the Year award by the Lincolnwood Chamber of Commerce and Industry. The center, which provides chiropractic and massage therapy services, will be honored at the chamber’s “Salute to Business” gala on Friday, November 2, at the Holiday Inn North Shore.
The Sauganash Wellness Center has been recognized because they exemplify what the chamber represents – business, service and community. Founded by Dr. Deanna Minker and Rachel Shaffer, the center has become an important part of the community since opening its doors in May of 2006. Minkler and Shaffer have participated in and donated their services to many neighborhood events including the Lincolnwood Chamber of Commerce Golf Outing, the Lincolnwood Turkey Trot and the Lincolnwood Fest. Additionally, Dr. Minkler is a member of the chamber’s networking committee and Ms. Shaffer is on the “Women in Motion” Committee.
“We are honored to receive such a prestigious award from the Lincolnwood Chamber,” state Minkler and Shaffer. “We look forward to continuing our work with the chamber to provide exceptional service to the community.”
The Sauganash Wellness Center specializes in sports therapy and provides chiropractic adjustments, acupuncture, massage therapy, physiologic therapeutics, physical rehabilitation, nutrition and orthotic (foot) scanning.
Dr. Deanna Minkler, D.C., CHt
Dr. Minkler’s expertise is in sports rehabilitation and pediatric chiropractic. To assist athletes recover from injuries at a quicker pace, Minkler has become certified in Kinesiotaping, the treatment of muscular disorders and lymphedema reduction, and the Graston Technique, which treats acute and chronic soft tissue injuries. Dr. Minkler recently expanded her practice to include prenatal care. She is a certified HypnoBirthing Instructor and Labor Companion in addition to being a HypnoFertility Therapist and a doula. She also practices hypnotherapy and acupuncture.
Rachel M. Shaffer
Rachel Shaffer is a licensed and certified massage therapist who has been in practice for over eight years. Specializing in assisting professional athletes, Shaffer has become an expert in deep tissue and sports massage. She also excels at prenatal and geriatric therapy.
The Sauganash Wellness Center is located in Chicago at 6160 N. Cicero Avenue, Ste 214.