Topic : nail techs doing good

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Free Foot Care Offered to Diabetics in St. Kitts

April 28, 2014  | Article

The North American School of Podology recently went beyond the call of duty to make a difference to the feet of almost 900 people living on the island of St. Kitts. From January 21 to 24, NASP — along with its graduating class of 2014 — offered a unique free four-day foot care clinic to help Kittitians with skin- and nail-related foot problems.  

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Nail Tech Runs for State Senate

March 21, 2014  | 

One of our own is running for State Senate in Georgia’s District 40.

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Royal Beauty Careers School Thanks Graham Beauty For Its Donations

May 14, 2013  | Article

For the past three years, the salon sundries supplier has helped students start their nail careers.

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Alanna Wall and Polished Girlz on The Ellen Show

March 5, 2013  | Video

Alanna Wall appeared recently on The Ellen Show to talk about her charity organization Polished Girlz. This incredible young entrepreneur started a non-profit organization that provides manicures for children in hospitals. Ellen had a very special surprise for her!

Click here and here for more on Alanna.

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Is the Salon Her Cell?

January 4, 2012  | Article

Every year, women are trafficked into the U.S. with the promise of a better life, but instead they find themselves sold as labor or sex slaves. It happens in every industry, including nail salons, massage parlors, and spas.

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Giving Girls the Boost They Need

January 4, 2012  | Article

 Augusta, Ga.-based nail tech Kamisha Winfield believes all young girls deserve to be supported in their dreams and given a positive outlet to express their creativity.

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On My Mind: Is Human Trafficking a Nail Industry Issue?

June 24, 2011  | Article

Sure, human trafficking might not be a subject you expect to see in the pages of NAILS, but it is happening in some nail salons right here in the United States. And thanks to one New York-based salon owner who is shedding light on the sad situation, maybe as an industry we can take a stand and do something about it.

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Taking a Stand Against Human Trafficking

June 22, 2011  | Article

It is estimated that during the years of the Trans-Atlantic slave trade 12 million people were enslaved. Today, the estimate is 27 million worldwide. Some of those slaves are working in nail salons, and one nail tech has had enough.

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My Other Life: Carmen Jimenez, child protective services social worker

March 2, 2011  | Article

Carmen Jimenez, nail tech. In her other life: child protective services social worker.

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My Other Life: Debra Rowlands, family/community partnership specialist

March 1, 2010  | Article

Debra Rowlands, nail tech. In her other life: family/community partnership specialist.

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CNN Lauds Manicurist as Hero

September 2, 2009  | News

Congratulations to Washington D.C.-based manicurist Lidia Schaefer, who was honored as a “CNN Hero” in June after she sold her home and her car in order to raise money to build a new school in her native village in Ethiopia.

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My Other Life: Elisabeth Weber, social worker

July 1, 2009  | Article

Elisabeth Weber, nail technician. In her other life: social worker.

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No Bad Blood at Mi Salon & Spa

November 1, 2008  | Article

A salon in Florence, Kentucky helps with a blood drive in Cincinnati.

Keywords: charity   nail techs doing good   public relations  

Midwest Techs Join Together for Charity Nail Competition

September 5, 2007  | News

The second-annual Nail Artists Helping Children Charity Nail Competition takes place Sunday, November 4 in Rockford, Ill.

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