MALTA — While salon owner Holly Garofalo would have typically held a celebration to commemorate this important milestone, this year – with COVID concerns still on many minds – she had to get creative. Instead, she decided to use the money budgeted for a big event to express the salon’s immense gratitude for their guests, in $15 increments, and encourage them to spread gratitude in their own communities.
“I couldn’t think of a better way to celebrate our 15th birthday. The state of the world still feels off for so many guests, and it seemed like the perfect opportunity to spread some kindness and encourage others to pass it on,” said Garofano. “It’s been really fun watching how our guests are using the $15 to bring a little joy to others. Some have matched our gift and made donations of food to animal shelters and food pantries, others have brought breakfast to our frontline workers or supported local causes. All of which goes back to our goal of giving back to
The packages sent to guests titled “Hearts of Gratitude” contain a note from the salon with their expression of thanks, $15 in honor of the 15th anniversary, and a note for them to leave behind for the recipient of their choice.
Nuance, A Boutique Salon is a full-service salon located at 513 Route 67, Malta. To schedule an appointment or for more information, visit their website at www.nuanceboutiquesalon.com or call 518-400-1575.