Milwaukee Salons to Show Support for Domestic Violence Victims

By Anne Moratto | 11/01/2012 10:19:00 AM

 

The staff of Kirsten Salon in Hartland, Wisconsin, one of the 80 area salons who'll be participating in the Cut It Out cut-a-thon. As a show of support and to raise money for victims in the aftermath of the deadly shooting at Azana Salon, more than 80 Milwaukee area salons and spas plan to come together on November 13, 2012 to raise awareness about the potential tragedies that can stem from domestic violence, which was a key factor in the Azana shooting and other recent salon shootings in Clearwater, Florida, and Seal Beach, California.

Supported by the PBA Foundation's CUT IT OUT program, salons and spas are asked to sign-up to receive complimentary CUT IT OUT materials and donate between 5 percent to 25 percent of sales on November 13th, as well as wear a purple ribbon as a show of support. Other businesses that would like to participate are encouraged to donate a percentage of their sales as well.

Kitty Tierney of Impressions in Mequon, Wisconsin, designed this Tshirt in conjunction with her cut-a-thon. She invites others to 'borrow' the design to make their own or contact her vendor (uberprints.com) if they'd like to order shirts to help raise money for the Azana Fund. "The tremendous support of Milwaukee area salons and spas for this grassroots effort has been amazing. We encourage people to visit a participating salon or spa on November 13 to support the victims of this tragic incident and send a message that domestic violence is not tolerated," states Jan Seybold, Owner of Carenza Color.Cutting.Experience and one of several organizers.

For additional information and to reach area organizers, contact Jan Seybold of Carenza Color. Cutting.Experience at 262-827-1000 or janseybold@hotmail.com; Dawn Panfil, Owner of Hair and Body Solutions at 262-780-2900 or hbsolutions700@sbcglobal.net; or Mary Beth Berns, Owner of Craig Berns Salon Spa at 262-646-7406 or mbb@wi.rr.com.

Patti, Frank, Jeana, Kristina and Holly of Colour Tube in Brookfield, Wisconsin, will be selling purple ribbons and donating a percentage of their sales November 13 to the Azana Fund. Not pictured: Aimee. Photo by Ruben Enrique Burgos. "My salon is  two miles down the road from Azana, and we know people who work there," says Holly Bilicki of Colour Tube. "As beauty professionals, we hear stories all day long as we work our magic and lend a listening ear. Yet, on some level, we think of them as stories, not true events. So perhaps it doesn't always have the same impact on our emotions. On Sunday, October 21st, 2012, it was our story. It did effect us. While we can't change the horrific events of that day, we can do something about it. We can come together as a beauty profession and help support the hurting families who are left behind. We are all in this together, it could have happened to anyone."

 www.cutitout.org

800-468-2274.

List as of October 29, 2012:

About Face - Mequon

Agami Salon - Milwaukee

Anaala Salon & Spa - Madison

Antons - Delafield

Art of Hair - Brookield

Au Fait Hair - Madison

Beauty and Cutting Group Salons - Milwaukee

Bella Salon - Greenfield

Capricio Salon and Spa - Milwaukee

Carenza Color.Cutting.Experience - Brookfield

Clean Slate - Brookfield

Craig Berns Salon Spa- Delafield

Erik of Norway - Mequon and Milwaukee

GAIA Micro Spa - Franklin

Imagine Salon - Brookfield

Impressions - Mequon

Jasmine Salon and Spa - Lake Geneva

JZ Design - Brookfield

Kirsten Salon - Hartland

Neroli Salon and Spa - Brookfield & Milwaukee

Off Broadway - Brookfield

Pink Lemonade - Menomonee Falls

Polished Nail Boutique - Elm Grove

Roots Salons - Brookfield, Greendale, Milwaukee

Salon Image - Brookfield

Salon Orlin - Brookfield

Salon Professional Academy - Kenosha

Shear Elegance Salon - Lake Geneva

Signature Nails - Menomonee Falls

Skincare by Sara - Brookfield

Strawberry Fields - Brookfield

Studio 890 Salons - Brookfield and Elm Grove

Studio 924 - Madison

Super Cuts - Brookfield, Beaver Dam

Texture Salon - Fond Du Lac

The Color Tube - Brookfield

Tony & Friends Salon

Urzula's Salon - Brookfield

 

 

 

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Anne Moratto

Anne Moratto’s well-rounded beauty career includes years in beauty public relations, beauty marketing, beauty manufacturing, and now, with MODERN SALON, in beauty publishing. The through-line has been an intense interest in all things beauty and a sincere appreciation for the skilled artists and entrepreneurs who make the industry so vital, compelling and creative. Anne, a native of Wisconsin, lives with her family in Los Angeles, CA, and is MODERN SALON’s West Coast Beauty and Special Markets Editor. She can be reached at amoratto@vancepublishing.com

 


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