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St. Johns Riverkeeper Gets $3,600 Donation from Panache Salon and Spa

Panache Salon and Spa donated $3,600 to St. Johns Riverkeeper from hair cut-a-thon held on April 15.

Panache, a St. Augustine and Julington Creek company with Aveda Lifestyle Store, Salon and Spas, held a cut-a-thon fundraiser for St. Johns Riverkeeper on April 15 at the Julington Creek salon, 2758 Racetrack Road, #403 in Jacksonville.  The event featured 20 Panache hair stylists who donated their time and expertise with 140 haircuts including style and care consultations, stress relieving treatments, head massages, shampoos, and haircuts and blow-dries.

The cut-a-thon raised $3,600 which will be donated to St. Johns Riverkeeper with 100 percent of the proceeds going to the local non-profit. St. Johns Riverkeeper works on behalf of the community for clean and healthy waters in theSt. Johns River.

“Panache enjoys giving back to the community and its residents who support us.  Each year, Panache holds a large fundraiser and all proceeds are donated to help keep the earth healthy as part of Earth Month,” said Panache owner Kristy Weeks.

For close to 25 years, Weeks and her team of award winning salon and spa staff members have participated in a wide variety of community service activities to give back to the local area and to worldwide environmental initiatives.

Weeks added that she is honored to be able to donate to those in need and to the planet with two highly successful salon and spa locations, and a dedicated team of professionals and supportive customers.

Weeks attributes the company’s success to  Panache salon and spa experts who regularly participate in company and industry events and business courses including specialized training at Aveda’s salon operations facilities in Orlando, St. Petersbur

g, Ft. Lauderdale, Tallahassee and Jacksonville, Fla. Panache staff members study topics ranging from the top industry benchmarks to working with different generations in the workplace to client retention to network promoters, the importance of community service along with current trends and inspirations in  salon and spa services.

Panache receives annual recognition from its customers as , Best Day Spa, Best Nail Salon, Massage Therapist and Best Stylist, plus several industry awards which uniquely positions the company as a leading salon and spa business. Weeks is recognized as a leader in the business community and one of the most innovative salon industry professionals in Northeast Florida. For more information, contact Kristy Weeks at 904.461.9552 or904.209.1320. Email: kristy@getpanache.com. Visit the website at www.getpanache.com.

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