Paul Mitchell Schools Take the Heartland by Stormby Paul Mitchell Schools on 10/10/2008
August 2008 saw grand opening celebrations at four new Paul Mitchell Beauty Schools. As always, Paul Mitchell CEO John Paul DeJoria and Paul Mitchell Schools Dean and Cofounder Winn Claybaugh took to the air to attend all four events. Their first stop was Paul Mitchell The School – Chicago on August 11. The next day was a double header featuring Paul Mitchell The School – Indianapolis and Paul Mitchell The School — Overland Park. The final stop was Imagine – A Paul Mitchell Partner School in Little Rock, Arkansas.
In Indianapolis, where classes had already started, Owners Randy and Sharida Burkholder welcomed friends, family members, salon associates, and other Paul Mitchell school owners from all parts of the United States. Jason Liechty from the Chamber of Commerce welcomed the school to Indianapolis at the ribbon cutting ceremony.
At Paul Mitchell The School – Overland Park, School Owner Ted Wise and School Director Michele Harrington welcomed local salon owners, stylists, and business owners along with Paul Mitchell educators, Chamber of Commerce members, friends, and family members.
Imagine – A Paul Mitchell Partner School was swirling with school owners, staff members, Future Professionals, community leaders, and salon professionals. Their event kicked off with a red carpet welcome for John Paul and Winn, followed by a ribbon cutting ceremony including Chamber of Commerce leaders and Mayor Patrick Henry Hays.
Approximately 1,000 guests joined owners Steve and Terri Cowan, Jim and Tina Salerno, and Jeff and Ann Petro at Paul Mitchell The School – Chicago. Special guests included University of Illinois at Chicago Vice Chancellor Michael Landek, several other university dignitaries, and surprise guests Robert Cromeans and Angus Mitchell. School owners, staff members, and Future Professionals from many other Paul Mitchell Schools also attended. The formal ribbon cutting ceremony was followed by a special VIP party that included photo shows from that night as well as various photos from the building process.
Paul Mitchell The School – Chicago 1225 S. Halsted Street Chicago, Illinois 60607 (312) 733-9285 http://chicago.paulmitchelltheschool.com
Paul Mitchell The School – Indianapolis 8751 US Highway 31 South Indianapolis, Indiana 46227 (317) 885-0348
Paul Mitchell The School – Overland Park 8731 West 95th Street Overland Park, Kansas 66212 (913) 381-5757
Imagine – A Paul Mitchell Partner School 4201 East McCain Boulevard North Little Rock, Arkansas 72117 (501) 801-1833