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West Essex High School Project Graduation Fundraiser to Be Held


WEST CALDWELL, NJ - On Sunday, Oct. 12, West Essex High School students will be holding a fundraiser for Project Graduation 2015, from 12 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., at Panico Hair Salon, which is located at 763 Bloomfield Avenue, in West Caldwell. A $20 donation will go directly to raise funds for Project Graduation 2015.

Owner Jack Panico will be bringing in bringing in his hair styling staff in for the event.

With salons located in west Caldwell, Ridgewood, Oradell and South Beach Florida, Panico is an educationally-based salon, with award-winning employees who are frequently featured in major fashion and trade publications and participate in the industry’s most prestigious events including fashion weeks, trade shows, modeling competitions, nationally-televised “makeover” talk shows, and world-renowned championships. In 2011, BE! Beauty Entertainment Magazine named Panico Salon & Spa No. 1 in New Jersey and No. 22 in the country.

According to Panico’s website, “Panico Salon & Spa has always put a strong focus on charitable contributions, donating countless time, staff, and services to cultivating community interest in local causes. Every year we raise money for various charities through cut-a-thons, in-salon events, and lending services to different organizations such as St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, the YWCA of Bergen County and Susan G. Komen for The Cure. Most recently, event Founder Jack Panico was excited to add Fashion & Beauty Week benefiting Diabetes Research Institute to our annual roster of events.”

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