MiraFlex/ Australian Open Wild Card Playoffs to Host Fundraiser Supporting Wounded Service Members Through The Wounded Warrior Project™

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MiraFlex, sponsor at the Australian Open Wild Card Playoffs 2013 in Atlanta Georgia is hosting fundraising efforts for The Wounded Warrior Project.

MiraFlex announced today plans to donate contributions and efforts to assist service members who have been injured in the line of duty. Proceeds raised at The Australian Open Wild Card Playoffs 2013 in Atlanta Georgia will be donated to the nonprofit organization Wounded Warrior Project (WWP), and will support a full range of programs and services for this generation of injured veterans and their families.

Over 47,000 servicemen and women have been injured in the recent military conflicts. In addition to the physical wounds, it is estimated as many as 400,000 service members live with the invisible wounds of war including combat-related stress, major depression, and post-traumatic stress disorder. Another 320,000 are believed to have experienced a traumatic brain injury while on deployment.

WWP’s 18 programs and services are uniquely structured to nurture the mind and body, and encourage economic empowerment and engagement.

The Australian Open Wild Card Playoffs 2013 is hosted by Life Time Fitness in Norcross Georgia, December 20th -22st sponsored by MiraFlex. http://www.australianwildcard.com.

"It is my privilege to announce we are now a Proud Supporter of The Wounded Warrior Project," says Bob Bray, Executive Vice President at MiraFlex based in Oklahoma City and decorated Viet Nam Veteran. "It's our way to give back to the Veterans from all the conflicts and make a difference doing it." Bob was drafted in 1969 and served in Viet Nam as a Squad Leader for 11 months before returning to the States. He received a Bronze Star and the Army commendation medal for Valor.

In addition to being one of the top sponsors at the Australian Wild Card Open December 20th-22nd in Atlanta, on Thursday morning, the MiraFlex Team will be visiting The Shepherd’s Center http://www.shepherd.org and VA Hospitals with tennis pros to have breakfast with Wounded Warriors. MiraFlex staff will be donating MiraFlex topical analgesic for the veterans’ personal use and use in rehab. Atlanta’s Own "LIQUID" will be performing at the hospital visits and will perform again at the VIP Party during the Australian Open Wild Card Playoffs on Friday night. Saturday night, wounded warriors will play in an exhibition match with Luke and Murphy Jensen.

About Wounded Warrior Project™

The mission of Wounded Warrior Project™ (WWP) is to honor and empower wounded warriors. WWP’s purpose is to raise awareness and to enlist the public’s aid for the needs of injured service members, to help injured servicemen and women aid and assist each other, and to provide unique, direct programs and services to meet their needs. WWP is a national, nonpartisan organization headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida. To get involved and learn more, visit woundedwarriorproject.org.

About MiraFlex

MiraFlex is an over-the-counter topical analgesic formulated to provide the patient with faster, more complete penetration of the active ingredients and anti-inflammatories. The result is quicker more complete relief and faster recovery time. http://www.miraflexworks.com

About Liquid

Atlanta based Liquid is composed of founding member Denis Rand, Bassist Levi White, Drummer Luis Madrid and vocalist Chase Breedlove. Their new CD "LIQUID" is available at http://www.liquidlovers.net. The band performs throughout Atlanta and is heard on 95.7 The Ridge.

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