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Charity: Domestic Violence Fundraiser for Between Friends

In addition to it being Breast Cancer Awareness month it is also Domestic Violence Awareness month…

Both issues, I’m all too familiar with (we’ll talk about that later)!

If you have dealt with or know the effects of Domestic Violence make sure you support this event!!

Between Friends Fundraiser at Chicago’s George the salon

 Celebrity Hairstylist and Chicago Salon Owner, George Gonzalez of George the salon will donate his services raising money for Between Friends on Monday, October 24th, 2011, from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

 CHICAGO — On Monday, October 24, 2011, from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., George the salon, located at 23 W. Hubbard, Chicago, IL (, will host a fundraiser benefiting the domestic violence non-profit Between Friends ( in honor of October also being domestic violence awareness month.

 A donation ranging from $35-$125 (see pricing menu below) to Between Friends will provide contributors with appetizers and wine along with the service of their choice from the salon’s top hairstylists, whose celebrity credits include working at Harpo for The Oprah Winfrey Show and now The Rosie Showwith Rosie O’Donnell as well as styling for NBC’s The Playboy Club.

 All proceeds from the evening will go to Between Friends.

Pricing is below:

Haircut with: 
George Gonzalez- $125
Michelle Frost- $80

Kelda Brooks- $70
Kenny Russell- $60

Blow-dry with:
George Gonzalez- $75
Michelle Frost- $45
Kelda Brooks- $45
Kenny Russell- $35

Color with Brooke West, Mimi Dekasha, or Angie Avila: 

Partial Highlights- $120
Root Touch Up- $75

All Over: $85

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Raijean Stroud

Fashion, beauty & lifestyle blogger based in Chicago and founder of, Swa-Rai Media Group and Bleeding Heart Project. Launched in 2010, Swa-Rai discusses a range of topics including: fashion, beauty and lifestyle experiences which includes travel, tech, family, dining and so much more! When not in Chicago, Raijean can be found traveling around the country covering some of the hottest events! She can be spotted in places such as New York for covering events such as Mercedes Benz New York Fashion Week, Las Vegas for CES (Consumer Electronics Show), LA for Lucky FABB and more! When she's not traveling she's in Chicago, interviewing celebrities and covering exclusive events.

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