• YWCA Cut-a-Thon Fundraiser

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    Name: YWCA Cut-a-Thon Fundraiser
    Date: March 27, 2018
    Time: 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM CDT
    Event Description:
    Salon Anovin will host a Hair Cut-a-Thon on Tuesday, March 27, 2018. The proceeds from this event will be donated to the YWCA Elgin’s educational programs. The Cut-a-Thon will take place at Salon Anovin, which is located at 176 South Western Avenue, Carpentersville, IL from 5:30pm until 8:00pm. The Cut-a-Thon will offer the talent of five salon professionals who are donating their time to the cause. Participants will be able to enjoy hors d’oeuvres and beverages while they wait and will receive a shampoo service and haircut for a $30 donation (additional $15 for blow dry service), all proceeds benefitting the YWCA Elgin. Kate Volarath, a long-time YWCA Elgin supporter and owner of Salon Anovin, says, “Several years ago a very good friend of mine and fellow board member of the Multicultural Education Outreach Foundation (MEOF), Aloun Khotisene, introduced me to the YWCA Elgin. I witnessed Aloun’s love for the YWCA Elgin as he explained how the non-profit had helped my Lao community (many of us came here as refugees) and supported MEOF for many years. In addition to their support of the Lao community, I hold the YWCA Elgin near and dear to my heart because of their dedication to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all. So when we decided to have a Cut-a-Thon fundraiser, there was no hesitation in choosing the YWCA Elgin as the beneficiary.”
     
    Salon Anovin was founded in 2009 by Kate Volarath, a L’ANZA Educator/Healing Artist, with over 25 years of experience. Salon Anovin’s mission is to have a relaxing space for people to come unwind after a long day at work.  The newly remodeled, Salon Anovin offers full-service luxury to their clientele, including hair color, cuts, nails, waxing, makeup application, and how-to classes. For more information about Salon Anovin, visit www.salonanovin.com or follow them on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.
     
    The YWCA Elgin is a non-profit organization that provides educational and outreach programs to individuals living at or below poverty level. All 637 students at the YWCA Elgin, from preschoolers to adults, are given the tools, guidance and encouragement needed to help them achieve their goals and break the cycle of poverty. By attending the Salon Anovin Cut-a-Thon you make it possible for the YWCA Elgin to continue providing the community with programs such as School Age Child Care, English as a Second Language, Family Literacy, Take 2 Creative Camp, Clothing Distribution, Cinderella’s Closet, and Workforce Development. For more information about YWCA Elgin, visit www.ywcaelgin.org or follow them on Facebook or Twitter.
     
    For more information about the Salon Anovin Cut-a-Thon please call the YWCA Elgin at 847.742.7930 or Salon Anovin at 847.428.4848.
     
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    Location:
    Salon Anovin
    176 South Western Avenue (Rt. 31)
    Carpentersville, IL 60110
    Date/Time Information:
    March 27th
    5:30-8:00pm
    Contact Information:
    For more information about the Cut-a-Thon please call the YWCA Elgin at 847.742.7930 or Salon Anovin at 847.428.4848.
    Fees/Admission:
    $30 donation (additional $15 for blow dry service)
    all proceeds benefitting the YWCA Elgin
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