Day of Beauty group photoWith more than 100 clients served and $1,000 in donations collected, the Salon & Spa at Skyline College was proud to host a Relay for Life “Day of Beauty” fundraiser on April 15. Cosmetology, Wellness and Esthetics students offered a wide range of services including chair massage, makeup application, manicures and blowouts in exchange for a donation of $5 each. The salon buzzed with excited and energetic students who were happy to donate services for a cause.

Instructional aide Candace Dombkowski, a  Relay for Life participant since 2012, organized the event to support a dear friend battling cancer. “Thanks to the amazing support of our department, the fundraiser was a great success,” said  Candace about the event.

With students and staff alike in purple commemorative t-shirts, the department was thrilled at the generosity of friends and family. Cosmetology & Wellness plans to host another fundraising event in fall for a women’s shelter or other local organization. Thank you to staff, faculty and clients for support, donations and a fun day!

Candace will participate in Relay for Life this Friday and Saturday April 24 and 25. Donations to the Life is Good team of Relay for Life Cambrian can be made here.

Article by Lynsey Hemstreet