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  • Kids look cool to go back to school at fair

  • Ninety-five children arrived at Camdenton United Methodist on Thursday, Aug. 7, between 2:30 and 7 p.m., after finding out about Lookin' Cool for Back to School at the School Supply Fair the same day.
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  • Ninety-five children arrived at Camdenton United Methodist on Thursday, Aug. 7, between 2:30 and 7 p.m., after finding out about Lookin' Cool for Back to School at the School Supply Fair the same day. All children had a chance to get a free haircut, a free manicure, and a picture taken if his/her family wanted. Area stylists from 13 salons volunteered their time throughout the event. Children also received a free brush and comb, a 6 oz. bottle of shampoo, girls' hair accessories, emery board and a glow in the dark bracelet. Each family was given a bag of cookies to take home to enjoy. Drawings were make throughout the event for $25 gas cards to Phillips and larger bottles of shampoo and conditioner.
    "We want all children to feel good about how they look for that important first day of school," said the organizer of the event. "Then all the focus can be on learning."
    The salons participating were Avail Salon, Clint's Cuts, Donovan's, Hair Divas, Hair Force One, Head Case Hair Lounge, Head Hunters Hair Studio, Head Turners Salon, His & Hers, Stella Luna Salon, Studio 5 Salon, and Vuja-De Salon.
    State Beauty Supply donated shampoo, and both Walmart in Camdenton and Main Street Asphalt donated funds for the event.

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