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February 14, 2012

Renee Chaffin serves as Senate page

Sen. Cheryl Pflug and Renee Chaffin

Renee Chaffin, a sophomore at Skyline High School in Sammamish, recently participated in the Senate Page Program during the third week of the 2012 session. Chaffin was sponsored by Sen. Cheryl Pflug (R-Maple Valley).

The Senate Page Program is an opportunity for Washington students to get firsthand experience working in the Legislature. Pages get a variety of experiences in their weeklong stay in Olympia, including running errands, delivering mail and paging in the Senate Chamber. Pages are also taught about parliamentary procedure and the legislative process.

Chaffin was one of 17 students chosen to participate last week.

“Renee was a delight this week,” Pflug said. “I am grateful for her passion, and it was exciting to see her passion for government.”

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Celebrate graduation with a free new ’do

June 22, 2010

Evergreen Beauty & Barber College is offering free services to graduating seniors who come into the salon dressed in their caps and gowns.

The college’s Bellevue and Everett salons are offering up free haircuts and finishing services to recognize students’ achievements and keep them looking stylish in their graduation photos or as they embark on new adventures.

Graduates can make appointments Tuesdays through Saturdays through the end of June.

Schedule an appointment here.

Celebrate graduation with a free new ’do

June 7, 2010

NEW — 6 a.m. June 7, 2010

Evergreen Beauty & Barber College is offering free services to graduating seniors who come into the salon dressed in their caps and gowns.

The college’s Bellevue and Everett salons are offering up free haircuts and finishing services to recognize students’ achievements and keep them looking stylish in their graduation photos or as they embark on new adventures.

Graduates can make appointments Tuesdays through Saturdays through the end of June.

Schedule an appointment at the college website.

Fighting together: Cancer survivor inspires beauty and barber school to host fundraiser

April 27, 2010

It was a long battle, but Diane Davis said the support of her students at Evergreen Beauty & Barber College’s Bellevue campus helped her find the strength to fight non-Hodgkins lymphoma in 2008.

“The hardest part was telling my family, I have two daughters, and helping them calm down,” said Davis, an Issaquah resident. “The treatments were rough, of course, too.

“But people here were so supportive.”

On behalf of Davis and other students and instructors who have battled cancer, the college and its students decided to host a fundraiser for the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance at both its Everett and Bellevue campuses, said Frank Trieu, director of the Bellevue Campus.

“This is a family-owned business,” he said. “It’s about our students, not about our business. Our business is to help our students grow holistically.”

“I think it’s wonderful that our students want to help,” Davis said. “Though, I didn’t go through Cancer Care Alliance, I know they have wonderful support services that are beneficial to people and families fighting cancer.”

The fundraiser asks patrons to purchase an Easter egg for $1, Trieu said. Inside the egg, like any good Easter egg, is a surprise, like $49 off microdermabrasion or $35 off a hair color treatment at the school.

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