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About NPSI

For over 30 years, the National Professional Salon Industry (NPSI) has been committed to supporting the critical and life-saving work of the doctors and researchers of City of Hope. Founded in 1981 by Jack Stork of Chicagoland Hairdressers Magazine and Sandra Garfield of h•a•i•r international, it’s a tradition of caring that unites executives, professionals and colleagues from all over the country and every segment of the salon industry.

The Spirit of Life® Award gala holds a tradition of recognizing and honoring an outstanding leader for his or her contribution to business and community, recognizing an individual for their worthy efforts but also provides an opportunity for the industry as a whole to unite in a common effort for City of Hope.
 
This year's Spirit of Life Honoree, Steve Goddard, President, Founder of Pravana has chosen to direct funds raised during his campaign Rock the Cure toward City of Hope’s cutting-edge research.
 
 
 
Join the Industry Centennial Challenge — City of Hope's Industry partners are joining together in a cross-industry fundraising campaign in honor of City of Hope's centennial. Click to learn more.

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events
 
Saturday July 11, 2015
Honoring
Steve Goddard, Pravana
Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino
Las Vegas, NV
 
 
 

National Professional Salon Industry Volunteer Leadership

President
Harlan Kirschner President, The Kirschner Group
 
 
Committee
Reuben Carranza President R+Co, Luxury Brand Partners
Deborah Carver President & CEO, Creative Age Publications
Bobbi Foster-Kelly AVP Education/Artist Network, REDKEN/Pureology
John Heffner CEO, Drybar
Eric Z Horn Director, Business Development Professional Beauty Association
Eddie Jhin COO, Jinny Beauty
Sara Jones General Manager, Joico
Jim and Cheryl Markham Owners, Colorproof Evolved Color Care
Rhoda Olsen CEO, Great Clips
Steve Orzel Partner Brand Merchandising, Salon Centric
Sandy Ovington Divisional Merchandise Manager, Ulta
Pat Parenty President, L’Oreal USA Professional Products Division & SalonCentric
George Schaeffer Founder, OPI Inc.
Paul  Schiraldi General Manager, Matrix USA
Nick Stenson Beauty Expert, JC Penney Salons and Matrix
Mary Van Praag General Manager, OPI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Past Honorees
The National Professional Salon Industry Council is comprised of executives who help raise funds for City of Hope through a number of events. Past Spirit of Life Award honorees have included:

Harlan Kirschner
The Kirschner Group, Inc.
Bob Peel Jr.
Peel's Salon Services
 
Reuben Carranza
Luxury Brand Partners
 
James Emiliani
Emilini Enterprises
 
George Schaeffer
OPI Inc.
 
Emmett and Beth Hickey
Spa Specialists Representatives
 
Sara Jones
Joico
 
Ann Mincey
Redken
 
Eva Graham
NIOXIN Research Laboratories Inc.
 
Jan Arnold
CND
 
Jim and Cheryl Markham
PureOlogy
Ray Mager
L'Oreal
 
John Heffner
CND
 
Carmen DePasquale
DePasquale Companies
 
Bob Peel Sr.
Peel's Salon Services
 
Leo Passage
 
 

2015 Campus Tour with Steve Goddard

For over 30 years, the National Professional Salon Industry has been committed to supporting the critical and lifesaving work of the doctors and researchers of City of Hope. It’s a tradition of caring that unites executives, professionals and colleagues from all over the country and every segment of the industry.
 
Photos from the Honoree Campus Tour
FRIDAY, JANUARY 23, 2015
A tour and luncheon with Steve Goddard
President, Founder of Pravana
City of Hope
1500 East Duarte Road
Duarte, California
 

Fundraising Tools

HOW YOU CAN HELP FUNDRAISE FOR ROCK THE CURE.
Everyone can help raise funds for City of Hope and be a part of the fight against cancer, diabetes and HIV/AIDS. Join other beauty professionals across the country and help us ROCK THE CURE!

Below are some recommendations and tips on how you can help.

Buy the Limited Edition Rock the Cure Collection available exclusively at SalonCentric store! 
 
Your favorite brands including Pravana, Redken, Matrix, L’Oreal Professional, Pureology, Mizani and Essie have teamed up with SalonCentric tofor the Rock the Cure Collection. The pre-pack, valued at over $50.00, will be sold at all SalonCentric stores nationwide in May and June only for $39.99. Proceeds from the box of $200,000 will be donated back to City of Hope. Find a SalonCentric location near you.
 
 
Host a Fundraiser at Your Salon - Submit a Pledge Form
Pick a date when your salon will provide haircuts to clients in exchange for donations to fight cancer. Email us to get your free Cut-A-Thon starter kit, which includes ideas and materials that will help you to conduct and promote your event. 
 
 
Tools To Help You Get Started
 
 
Make a Direct Contribution!
City of Hope, Attn Salon Industry
1500 Duarte Rd.
Durate, CA 91010
Please do not mail cash. Convert all cash into a money order and/or check made out to City of Hope – Salon Industry.
 
 
Rock The Cure In Las Vegas
To reward those who join us in the fight, we are offering a special opportunity to 2 lucky winners to attend our Rock The Cure event in Las Vegas on July 11 to celebrate with us. We will be having a special opportunity drawing from those who make a straight donation* to the Rock The Cure campaign and providing them with an all-expense paid trip to Las Vegas, including passes to the Rock The Cure event honoring Pravana CEO Steven Goddard with the Spirit of Life award along with tickets  to the North American Hairstyling Awards (NAHA) that will also be held in Las Vegas this same weekend. All donations must be received by June 1 to be eligible. 
 
 
Share With Us!
We want to hear about your success! Please send us a summary and pictures from your event. We want to share your success story with others across the country. Send all summary’s and pictures to acourtney@coh.org.
 
 
We Are Here To Support You! Questions?
Andrea Courtney
Coordinator - National Professional Salon Industry
626-218-7110
 
 
 
*Entry in this special opportunity drawing is free.  It is illegal to sell entries for this special opportunity drawing.  Any contribution to City of Hope in response to a solicitation for this special opportunity drawing is strictly optional.  In response to requests from donors, we suggest a donation of $20.  However, any donation is welcome and no donation is required. To claim you free entry ticket please email salon@coh.org. Making a voluntary donation will not increase the chances of winning.  Employees, directors and officers of City of Hope and PRAVANA are not eligible to win the special opportunity drawing.
 

Love Out Lavender

City of Hope is proud to announce a fantastic new industry fundraising partnership with Love Out Lavender and Modern Salon Magazine. This is an incredible way for industry professionals to promote their work, fundraise for a good cause and potentially win good press exposure! All the proceeds go to City of Hope.

Love Out Lavender creates photographic images by beauty and fashion professionals that inspire donations to conquer cancer.

Colored ribbons have come to represent various types of cancer but only one colored ribbon represents them all – lavender.  Love conquers all and lavender represents them all – Love Out Lavender!

Please visit loveoutlavender.org, watch the video of the first Love Out Lavender Event, and see what it’s all about!
 

 
 
 

National Professional Salon Industry

About NPSI

For over 30 years, the National Professional Salon Industry (NPSI) has been committed to supporting the critical and life-saving work of the doctors and researchers of City of Hope. Founded in 1981 by Jack Stork of Chicagoland Hairdressers Magazine and Sandra Garfield of h•a•i•r international, it’s a tradition of caring that unites executives, professionals and colleagues from all over the country and every segment of the salon industry.

The Spirit of Life® Award gala holds a tradition of recognizing and honoring an outstanding leader for his or her contribution to business and community, recognizing an individual for their worthy efforts but also provides an opportunity for the industry as a whole to unite in a common effort for City of Hope.
 
This year's Spirit of Life Honoree, Steve Goddard, President, Founder of Pravana has chosen to direct funds raised during his campaign Rock the Cure toward City of Hope’s cutting-edge research.
 
 
 
Join the Industry Centennial Challenge — City of Hope's Industry partners are joining together in a cross-industry fundraising campaign in honor of City of Hope's centennial. Click to learn more.

Events

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events
 
Saturday July 11, 2015
Honoring
Steve Goddard, Pravana
Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino
Las Vegas, NV
 
 
 

Volunteer Leadership

National Professional Salon Industry Volunteer Leadership

President
Harlan Kirschner President, The Kirschner Group
 
 
Committee
Reuben Carranza President R+Co, Luxury Brand Partners
Deborah Carver President & CEO, Creative Age Publications
Bobbi Foster-Kelly AVP Education/Artist Network, REDKEN/Pureology
John Heffner CEO, Drybar
Eric Z Horn Director, Business Development Professional Beauty Association
Eddie Jhin COO, Jinny Beauty
Sara Jones General Manager, Joico
Jim and Cheryl Markham Owners, Colorproof Evolved Color Care
Rhoda Olsen CEO, Great Clips
Steve Orzel Partner Brand Merchandising, Salon Centric
Sandy Ovington Divisional Merchandise Manager, Ulta
Pat Parenty President, L’Oreal USA Professional Products Division & SalonCentric
George Schaeffer Founder, OPI Inc.
Paul  Schiraldi General Manager, Matrix USA
Nick Stenson Beauty Expert, JC Penney Salons and Matrix
Mary Van Praag General Manager, OPI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Past Honorees
The National Professional Salon Industry Council is comprised of executives who help raise funds for City of Hope through a number of events. Past Spirit of Life Award honorees have included:

Harlan Kirschner
The Kirschner Group, Inc.
Bob Peel Jr.
Peel's Salon Services
 
Reuben Carranza
Luxury Brand Partners
 
James Emiliani
Emilini Enterprises
 
George Schaeffer
OPI Inc.
 
Emmett and Beth Hickey
Spa Specialists Representatives
 
Sara Jones
Joico
 
Ann Mincey
Redken
 
Eva Graham
NIOXIN Research Laboratories Inc.
 
Jan Arnold
CND
 
Jim and Cheryl Markham
PureOlogy
Ray Mager
L'Oreal
 
John Heffner
CND
 
Carmen DePasquale
DePasquale Companies
 
Bob Peel Sr.
Peel's Salon Services
 
Leo Passage
 
 

Campus Tour Photos

2015 Campus Tour with Steve Goddard

For over 30 years, the National Professional Salon Industry has been committed to supporting the critical and lifesaving work of the doctors and researchers of City of Hope. It’s a tradition of caring that unites executives, professionals and colleagues from all over the country and every segment of the industry.
 
Photos from the Honoree Campus Tour
FRIDAY, JANUARY 23, 2015
A tour and luncheon with Steve Goddard
President, Founder of Pravana
City of Hope
1500 East Duarte Road
Duarte, California
 

Get Involved

Fundraising Tools

HOW YOU CAN HELP FUNDRAISE FOR ROCK THE CURE.
Everyone can help raise funds for City of Hope and be a part of the fight against cancer, diabetes and HIV/AIDS. Join other beauty professionals across the country and help us ROCK THE CURE!

Below are some recommendations and tips on how you can help.

Buy the Limited Edition Rock the Cure Collection available exclusively at SalonCentric store! 
 
Your favorite brands including Pravana, Redken, Matrix, L’Oreal Professional, Pureology, Mizani and Essie have teamed up with SalonCentric tofor the Rock the Cure Collection. The pre-pack, valued at over $50.00, will be sold at all SalonCentric stores nationwide in May and June only for $39.99. Proceeds from the box of $200,000 will be donated back to City of Hope. Find a SalonCentric location near you.
 
 
Host a Fundraiser at Your Salon - Submit a Pledge Form
Pick a date when your salon will provide haircuts to clients in exchange for donations to fight cancer. Email us to get your free Cut-A-Thon starter kit, which includes ideas and materials that will help you to conduct and promote your event. 
 
 
Tools To Help You Get Started
 
 
Make a Direct Contribution!
City of Hope, Attn Salon Industry
1500 Duarte Rd.
Durate, CA 91010
Please do not mail cash. Convert all cash into a money order and/or check made out to City of Hope – Salon Industry.
 
 
Rock The Cure In Las Vegas
To reward those who join us in the fight, we are offering a special opportunity to 2 lucky winners to attend our Rock The Cure event in Las Vegas on July 11 to celebrate with us. We will be having a special opportunity drawing from those who make a straight donation* to the Rock The Cure campaign and providing them with an all-expense paid trip to Las Vegas, including passes to the Rock The Cure event honoring Pravana CEO Steven Goddard with the Spirit of Life award along with tickets  to the North American Hairstyling Awards (NAHA) that will also be held in Las Vegas this same weekend. All donations must be received by June 1 to be eligible. 
 
 
Share With Us!
We want to hear about your success! Please send us a summary and pictures from your event. We want to share your success story with others across the country. Send all summary’s and pictures to acourtney@coh.org.
 
 
We Are Here To Support You! Questions?
Andrea Courtney
Coordinator - National Professional Salon Industry
626-218-7110
 
 
 
*Entry in this special opportunity drawing is free.  It is illegal to sell entries for this special opportunity drawing.  Any contribution to City of Hope in response to a solicitation for this special opportunity drawing is strictly optional.  In response to requests from donors, we suggest a donation of $20.  However, any donation is welcome and no donation is required. To claim you free entry ticket please email salon@coh.org. Making a voluntary donation will not increase the chances of winning.  Employees, directors and officers of City of Hope and PRAVANA are not eligible to win the special opportunity drawing.
 

Love Out Lavender

Love Out Lavender

City of Hope is proud to announce a fantastic new industry fundraising partnership with Love Out Lavender and Modern Salon Magazine. This is an incredible way for industry professionals to promote their work, fundraise for a good cause and potentially win good press exposure! All the proceeds go to City of Hope.

Love Out Lavender creates photographic images by beauty and fashion professionals that inspire donations to conquer cancer.

Colored ribbons have come to represent various types of cancer but only one colored ribbon represents them all – lavender.  Love conquers all and lavender represents them all – Love Out Lavender!

Please visit loveoutlavender.org, watch the video of the first Love Out Lavender Event, and see what it’s all about!
 

 
 
 
Event Details
SAVE THE DATE
Saturday, July 11, 2015
Honoring
Steve Goddard, Pravana
Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino
Las Vegas, NV
 
 
Contact Us
Andrea Courtney
Coordinator
626-218-7110
acourtney@coh.org
 
 
NPSI News on Give Hope
Income Tax Deduction Rules
Event Tickets: The amount of your contribution, which is deductible for income tax purposes, is limited to the excess of your contribution over the value of goods received. The value, which is nondeductible, is a per person rate - check event information for amount. Tribute journal contributions and donations are 100% donation to City of Hope.
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City of Hope is committed to the philosophy of healing the whole person throughout treatment and recovery from cancer. We offer a wide range of educational and support services for patients, their loved ones, and the community.
 
Mission Statement
City of Hope is transforming the future of health. Every day we turn science into practical benefit. We turn hope into reality. We accomplish this through exquisite care, innovative research and vital education focused on eliminating cancer and diabetes.