CosmoBiz Magazine September 2014 - Page 92

News BEAUTY AND HAIR SCHOOL Beauty School Buzz PAUL MITCHELL those chosen as honorees. JOHN PAUL DEJORIA TEAMS UP WITH FOOD4AFRICA EMPIRE Paul Mitchell’s Chairman of the Board, John Paul DeJoria, recently teamed up with Food4Africa to support the distribution of food to the hungry and malnourished children of rural South Africa. Food4Africa is a non-profit organization which produces nutrient-dense food and then distributes it to children. DeJoria lent his support to a recent fundraising campaign for the organization. The campaign offered rewards for the most generous givers, including Paul Mitchell products and lunch with DeJoria. PAUL MITCHELL RAISING 2014 STUDENTS’ “FUN” 13,000 cosmetology students from 110 different Paul Mitchell schools worked for three months to raise over $2 million for 11 different charities, including the Magic Johnson Foundation, Food4Africa, ELSA, Wells of Hope, Cancer Schmancer, and Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. The FUNraising Gala was held at the Beverly Hilton. Guests included Magic Johnson, Fran Drescher, Marie Osmond, and Betty White. The St. Louis school raised the most money for a total of $84,184. PAUL MITCHELL STUDENTS CARRY THE 2014 BEACON COMPETITION Out of 300 honored in the 2014 Beacon Competition, Paul Mitchell students took 51 winning spots and 81 honorable mentions, accounting for nearly half of all 92 COSMOBIZ SALON SEPTEMBER 2014 FULL SCHOLARSHIP AWARDED TO EMPIRE STUDENT Morgan Nelling of Winfield, Pennsylvania was awarded the George Bradley scholarship to cover the costs of her attendance at the Empire Academy in Shamokin Dam, Pennsylvania. The scholarship covers Nelling’s full tuition. Nelling, currently a student at the Shamokin Dam location, has been working as a waitress to pay her way through school. The scholarship fund, new this year, was left to the school by an otherwise anonymous George Bradley and contains an endowment that will pay full tuition for one student a year for the next ten years. REGENCY REFINERY 29 AND REGENCY BEAUTY INSTITUTE TEAM UP FOR THE SHARE THE BEAUTY CONTEST Regency Beauty Institute and Refinery 29, a popular fashion, style and beauty website, worked together using Instagram selfies to promote both brands. The contest was based on different summer styles chosen and presented by Refinery 29. The new trend or look was then announced every Monday from July 8 to August 13. Contestants would then Instagram a picture of themselves wearing the new look in the hopes of winning a VIP Beauty Treatment from R29 and Regency Beauty Institute valued at $2,000. Some of the inspirational looks included “Popsicle Lips,” “Modern Pomp,”