Portland Phagans Hosts Fundraiser for Tristan Hicks Wellness Fund

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On Thursday, March 10, 2011, both of Phagans School of Hair Design salon locations in Portland, OR, will be hosting fundraisers for the Tristan Hicks Wellness Fund. Tristan, the 2-year-old son of a former student, was diagnosed with a brain tumor in February. Phagans will match all profits raised by salon services at the Lloyd Center and Clackamas Town Center locations and donate it to the fund.

When we found out about Tristan’s diagnosis, we immediately began searching for ways to help.

On Thursday, March 10, 2011, Phagans School of Hair Design will host a fundraiser at both of their salon locations in support of the Tristan Hicks Wellness Fund.

Throughout the day, alumni and students will be on hand at the Clackamas Town Center and Lloyd Center salon locations to provide beauty consultations and salon services like hair cuts, styles, manicures, pedicures, and barbering, and will raffle off prizes for those attending the fundraiser. All profits from salon services will be matched by Phagans School of Hair Design and donated to the Tristan Hicks Wellness Fund.

In February, Tristan Hicks, the 2-year-old son of Phagans graduate Emily Hicks, was diagnosed with a brain tumor. Although his family does not have any health insurance, Tristan has already undergone two surgeries with more treatment to follow.

“Emily has been such an amazing part of our Phagans community, first as a student and now as a cadet training to become an instructor,” said Barbara Climaldi, owner of the Phagans School of Hair Design. “When we found out about Tristan’s diagnosis, we immediately began searching for ways to help. We’re hoping to help offset some of his medical costs with the fundraiser on March 10.”

What: Phagans Salon Fundraising Event benefiting the Tristan Hicks Wellness Fund

When: Thursday, March 10, 2011

Time: 10 AM – 9 PM Lloyd Center; 10 AM – 7 PM Clackamas

Where: Both Phagans School of Hair Design Salon Locations – visit http://www.phagans.com to schedule your appointment

NE Portland/Lloyd Center
1542 NE Weidler Ave.
Portland, OR 97232

Clackamas Town Center
11860 SE 82nd Ave. # k-217
Happy Valley, OR 97086
(next to Kitchen Kaboodle)

The Tristan Hicks Wellness Fund has been established to help the family cover Tristan’s medical costs. Donations to the Tristan Hicks Wellness Fund can be made anytime at U.S. Bank locations or at either Phagans location on the day of the event.

Phagans School of Hair Design educates students to the highest standards in the field of cosmetology, with programs leading to licensure in Hair Design, Esthetics and Nail Technology. Two locations with salons at Lloyd Center and Clackamas Town Center also serve the community with cosmetology services and retail outlets. Learn more at http://www.phagans.com.

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