Empire’s Pottsville Campus Holds Grand Opening Celebration

by Jess Quandel
Frank Schoeneman at Pottsville Grand Opening

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.SWiC Presentation

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.

Pottsville Empire Students

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.

The days ended with a fun-filled afternoon of live music, refreshments and games during an Open House, where the public was invited to come in, tour the school and inquire about a career in beauty.Empire Students with T102

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.


Empire Gives Back



September 10, 2013

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