March 23 ‘Battle of the Hair’ to benefit Remedies

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Rockford’s High Maintenance Salon and Spa will host “Battle of the Hair,” an avant-garde-inspired styling competition, March 23, at The District Bar & Grill, 205 W. State St., downtown Rockford.

Battle of the Hair” will feature local stylists displaying their most artistic and unique beauty creations for the chance to win a $500 cash prize or a four-day, three-night stay in Las Vegas.

The evening will begin at 5 p.m. with VIP cocktails and d’oeuvres and will be followed by a Project Runway-inspired show at 7 p.m. The first 100 VIP ticket-holders to arrive will receive gift bags with beauty product samples, coupons and other miscellaneous items. Local business owners will also hold a silent auction and door prizes will be given away throughout the evening.

Part of the proceeds from the event will benefit Remedies, a Rockford-area nonprofit organization. Remedies is a health and human services agency that helps adults and children deal with problems arising from substance abuse or domestic violence. For more information, visit

For tickets and more about “Battle of the Hair,” call (815) 871-2577, or e-mail Clare Schwartz at

Posted March 20, 2013

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