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Bernaes’ MasterMinds 2015 Summer Tour Offers Entertainment and Education in Support of the Prevention of Diabetes

Elizabeth Jakaitis | March 26, 2015 | 10:35 AM

Bernaes announces its MasterMinds 2015 Summer Tour in support of the prevention and cure for diabetes. The event will take place July 23-28 on the island of St. Thomas in the United States Virgin Islands, offering attendees a week of vacation, entertainment and education.

The week-long event will take place at The Frenchman’s Reef and Morningstar Marriot Beach Resort. Along with a comedy night showcase hosted by Actor/Comedian Michael Colyar, the week will include a hair battle and fantasy fashion event. On Sunday and Monday, hair professionals have the opportunity to attend a series of educational sessions with industry notables like Arda Itez, Doris Mosely, Maurice Burnett, Patric Bradley, and Reality-TV star Kim Kimble!

Headquartered in Sacramento, California, Bernaes has run and operated ethnic hair salons in locations across the United States for over 30 years. From commencement, their goals have been to raise the consciousness of hair professionals, and to provide the tools and resources to support industry growth and sustainability. With a primary focus on education, Bernaes has embraced health consciousness as part of their business framework in the communities they service.

“We’ve realized the need for health conscious initiatives in ethnic communities and we are constantly discovering unique ways to deliver this message to our clients through our network of salons in locations throughout the US,” says Maurice Burnett, co-founder and education director for Bernaes.

To learn more about the MasterMinds 2015 Summer Tour and to register visit

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