The Professional Beauty Association (PBA) recently announced the winners of its 2014 Lifetime Member Scholarship. Four winners, Thu-Trang Tran of California, LaTanya Williams of California, Marylynn Wormley of New York, and Susie Young of California, all received $1,000 each in recognition of their dedication to furthering their educational development.
Beauty pros, mark your calendars! The Millennium Experience 2014 conference is coming June 22-24 in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Register now at www.harms-software.com/experience.
Trevor Attenborough, President and General Manager of KAO USA Salon, announced the upcoming opening of the new Goldwell KMS California Academy in the heart of New York’s fashionable Meatpacking District at 22 Little West 12th Street. Slated to open its doors in June 2014, this design forward 6500 square foot space will be the brand’s newest East Coast flagship academy, and will proudly serve as partner to the Goldwell KMS California Academy’s acclaimed, original Santa Monica location.
SHE by SO.CAP.USA Hair Extensions has extended the deadline for their extensionists’ talent contest to April 30th, 2014.
For the past few years I have been showing my support to women with cancer by donating my hair to various charities that provide wigs to those in need.
Horst Rechelbacher, 1941-2014
Never stop learning!
One of the best pieces of advice you might come across in the industry is the one above—the encouragement to continue growing, evolving and of course learning. Enter the SUDDZfx Academy, opening this year in sunny Santa Monica, California.
President and CEO of IT&LY Hairfashion, N.A. Richard Zucckero has been a strong supporter of Hollywood’s makeup artists and hairstylists through Union 706. The company’s support includes free bi-monthly educational classes providing the latest trends and hair color techniques stylists can implement on their stage, movie and television sets. Union members also receive free hair care and hair color products to use on cast members along with technical support by one of IT&LY Hairfashion's leading Master Colorists, Pasquale Caselle.
Kudos to two-time, Emmy-winning celebrity hairstylist for keeping the tresses of television host Tyra Banks camera-ready for her closeups on America's Next Top Model. And when she’s not behind the scenes styling hair, she’s in front of the camera as the newest cast member for the OWN Network’s docu-series, Love in the City, set to air on April 12th. The reality show follows the lives of Wright and her three, life-long friends as they navigate the ups and down of life.
Fora Financial, a company dedicated to helping small businesses flourish, recently announced an exciting Facebook contest, “Project Small Biz.” The contest allows small business owners the opportunity to win a grand prize of $5,000, simply by submitting a photo of their business along with a brief description of how funding could help grow or sustain their enterprise. The entry with the most “likes” will win! Entries must be received by Friday, March 21, 2014.