For a day, the classrooms at Harvey High School in Painesville were transformed into hair salons for students second annual Back to School Bash. In addition to free haircuts, students K-12 were able to get free school supplies, sports physicals, immunizations, dental care and new coats.
Volunteer stylists from Ladies & Gentlemen Salon and Spa and students from Brown Aveda Institute were on site to provide haircuts. "Last year the stylists gave close to 400 haircuts," said Jean Kozlowski, spokeswoman for Ladies & Gentlemen Salon and Spa. "This year the goal was 500."
Attendees of the event were very excited about the haircut, students and parents alike. Many of the students who came in knew exactly what they wanted in terms of style and what's trending.
The event was put on by the Salvation Army and the Lake County General Health District and offers assistance to families getting ready to go back to school. Maria’s Hair Salon in Painesville and Anyes Hair Salon in Painesville also assisted with haircuts
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