POTTSVILLE, Pa., Aug. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- To say thank you for the courageous work local first responders do in the treatment and prevention of domestic violence, Empire Education Group is offering complimentary haircuts to all police officers, firefighters and EMT's at all Empire student salons.
During 'First Responder Day' celebrations August 6th-10th (dates vary by location) local first responders will be treated to the complimentary service performed by senior level students under the supervision of licensed educators at all Empire Beauty School and Hair Design School student salons.
"The fight against domestic violence is an important battle for us at Empire," says Frank Schoeneman, Chairman and CEO of Empire Education Group. "Through our 'Empire Gives Back' initiative we have raised hundreds of thousands of dollars in cash and donations for local women's shelters across the country. We are committed to supporting these programs in the communities where our schools and students thrive."
Since 2007, Empire Education Group has been supporting the fight against domestic violence through Empire Gives Back as well as Cut it Out, a training program exclusively for salon professionals helping them recognize possible signs of abuse in clients. In addition to fundraising efforts, Empire also offers free beauty services to shelter residents and their children as well as educational endowments.
This October, Empire will hold its 7th annual National Day of Beauty, in which 100% of proceeds from all student salons will go directly to local shelters.
Empire Education Group provides quality in cosmetology education, offering students many of the finest training tools and facilities. For over 80 years, Empire has grown to become one of the largest providers of beauty and cosmetology education in North America. Empire's 109 accredited cosmetology schools in 22 states and use exclusive Certified Learning in Cosmetology (CLiC) education curriculum; the company prepares students for successful careers in cosmetology (hair care, skin care, and nail care).
SOURCE Empire Education Group