Pulse November 2015 - Page 32

SEE + BE SEEN LEAVING A LEGACY. Lynelle Lynch, president of Beauty Changes Lives and Bellus Academy: The Academy of Beauty & Spa, was seen at the Beauty Changes Lives Foundation 2015 Legacy Award. Held at the Art Institute of Chicago, the event honors individuals in the professional beauty industry whose body of work has left an indelible mark in the industry. Dr. Oralia G. Dominic, researcher in Cancer, Diabetes and Health at Penn State University; Shelby Spoon; and Signature Beauty Soireé host Alana Cornish. Marcia Perry, founder & CEO of Perry Media Group, was also present at the event. BEAUTY SOIREÉ. FarmHouse Fresh sponsored Signature Beauty Soiree by Coco & Curls at The Hotel Hershey in Hershey, Pennsylvania. The upscale evening event was attended by over 70 fashionable, multicultural women from ages 25 to 65, including corporate executives as well as stay-at-home moms. Attendees received FarmHouse Fresh’s Lynch with Lenie and Robert Passage, who accepted the Beauty Changes Lives Foundation 2015 Legacy Award on behalf of the late Leo Passage, founder of Pivot Point International Inc. Sundae Best Chocolate Softening Face Mask and Whoopie! Cream in their gift bags, as well as attended a tutorial on makeup trends by celebrity makeup artist Gavin Herbert who has worked with Phylicia Rashad and The Real Housewives of Atlanta. PLANNING 2016. The Florida Spa Association (FSA) Board Members held a retreat to plan out 2016. The group discussed proactive ways to provide support and tools for its members and mapped out initiatives to grow its website. Present during the meeting were Ilana Moses, FSA founder and CEO; Suzanne Holbrook, corporate director, spa operations for the Americas, Marriott International; Terry Prager, VP business development, ESPA International (US) Ltd.; Charlotte Prescott, director of spa, fitness & retail, Biltmore Hotel; Amy Retay, director of spa operations, The Spa at The Breakers and Linda Higgs, spa director, Spa at Shula’s. 30 PULSE ■ November 2015