Students and staff at Empire Beauty School in Pottsville, Pennsylvania held a s special Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting celebration recently, to make a successful first year for the campus at its new location.
Now directly adjacent to Empire Education Group’s Home Office the school’s staff and students are providing critical feedback in the areas of curriculum, operations, facilities and marketing. Nearly 50 students made the transition to the new space late last year.
During the Grand Opening, Empire Education Group’s Chairman & CEO Frank Schoeneman presented Schuylkill Women in Crisis (SWiC) with a check for $15,000. The money was raised as a result of a combined effort between the Pottsville school and Empire’s home office staff on behalf of the Empire Gives Back campaign.
Students at the school received Cut it Out training the morning of the event. Cut it Out is a special class for salon professionals on how to recognize and respond to signs of domestic abuse.
Several special guests shared in the Grand Opening Celebration, including Pennsylvania Senator, Dave Argall and State Representative Jerry Knowles.
To learn more about Empire Gives Back program, please visit http://www.empire.edu/empire-gives-back.