Beauty Giant Maybelline New York Announces 4th Annual Beauty of Education Awards, $10,000 Grants

Aug 12, 2008, 01:00 ET from Maybelline New York

    NEW YORK, Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Do you know someone who has changed
 lives through the power of education? Why not change her life and nominate
 her for a Maybelline New York Beauty of Education Award and a $10,000 grant
 for her education-related cause. You can even nominate yourself!
     Maybelline New York believes education opens eyes...and doors. For the
 fourth consecutive year, the company is honoring outstanding women who have
 made a real difference in their communities by working to support
 educational causes. Each of the ten 2008 winners will be awarded a $10,000
 grant earmarked for her educational cause, enjoy a trip for two to New York
 City for a gala awards event and have a chance to have her cause showcased
 in a national ad in People magazine.
     "This year's award winners will be in good company," notes Serena
 Giovi, Vice President, Marketing, Maybelline New York. "Our past awardees
 are a phenomenal group of women who inspire, motivate, mentor and teach in
 their communities every day through education. Maybelline New York couldn't
 be more proud to support them. We're looking forward to seeing this year's
     Women like:
     -- Oral Lee Brown of Oakland, California, a 2006 award recipient and
 Founder of the Oral Lee Brown Foundation. Oral Lee adopts first grade
 classes with the promise of a college education.
     -- Abigail Rosin, of New York City, New York, a 2007 winner and Founder
 of Groove with Me, a free dance studio and after school program offering
 girls enrichment and a safe haven.
     -- Dr. Marie Vazquez Morgan of Shreveport, Louisiana, a 2006 awardee
 who runs free seminars in her community to educate people about healthy
 lifestyle choices.
     To learn more about the Maybelline New York Beauty of Education Awards
 and to nominate someone you know or yourself, visit Nominations are being accepted
 through October 10, 2008.

SOURCE Maybelline New York