Cuts for Cause effort raised $340 as part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Baton Rouge, La. – (October 28, 2010) – Remington College-Baton Rouge Campus will hold a check presentation event on Friday, October 29 to donate money to the Baton Rouge Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure.

The presentation will take place at 10 am at the Remington College School of Cosmetology, located at 4520 Sherwood Forest Blvd., Unit 001.

Janet Dewey-Kollen, Executive Director of the Baton Rouge Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, will be on hand for the event.

Remington College-Baton Rouge Campus held a fundraiser this month called Cuts for Cause as part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Students in the Remington College cosmetology school offered $5 hair cuts with all the proceeds going to the Baton Rouge Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure.

A total of $340 was raised for the charity through Cuts for Cause.

“This was a great opportunity for our students to raise money for a worthy cause and save our customers some money at the same time,” said Mike Smith, Remington College-Baton Rouge Campus President.

The Remington College Cosmetology Program teaches students the art of hair, skin and nail care through traditional classroom instruction and hands-on training. Students have the opportunity to work with real clients in a salon-like setting.

For more information, call 225-291-4660.

About Remington College: Remington College is a common name used by all 20 campuses of a group of affiliated companies of privately-owned, post-secondary educational institutions based in Heathrow, Florida. Through its campuses, Remington College offers diplomas, bachelor’s and associate’s degrees in a variety of fields, including: cosmetology; nursing; healthcare; criminal justice; business; electronics; information technology; and more.  Course offerings vary by campus. Remington College and its predecessor companies have been part of the higher education community since 1985. For more information, please visit http://www.remingtoncollege.edu/. For the latest news about Remington College, visit http://today.remingtoncollege.edu/

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