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Alexandria's Beauty Salon Celebrated their Grand Opening on Thursday, November 21

Posted on Wednesday, November 20, 2013

 

Grand Opening of Alexandria's Beauty Salon on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013

Award-Winning Stylist to Host Grand Opening of State-of-the-Art Salon in Latham
At just twenty-five years of age accomplished entrepreneur Alexandria Cook brings her vision for Alexandria’s Beauty Salon to life 

LATHAM, NY – Alexandria N. Cook is proud to announce the Grand Opening of her cutting-edge salon, Alexandria’s Beauty Salon, located at 492 Troy-Schenectady Road in Latham. The Grand Opening Celebration is scheduled for Thursday, November 21, 2013 from 5 to 8 p.m. The festivities will begin with a ribbon cutting at 4 p.m. Tours, and hair, make-up and product demonstrations will be offered throughout the evening. The event is not open to the public, but by invitation only.

At just twenty-five years of age, Cook has established herself as a respected and talented stylist, and now accomplished owner and businesswoman, in the Capital Region. Cook is the daughter of successful and highly esteemed businessman Tom Bethon, founder, owner and president of Albany Mechanical Services. Bethon has been a leader in the heating and cooling industry in the Capital Region for over twenty years.

A Capital Region native, Cook is a graduate of Shaker High School. She received an A.A.S. in Business from Hudson Valley Community College and then went on to graduate from the Orlo School of Hair Design in Albany. Cook also took fashion marketing management classes from FIT online. She has worked as a stylist at Shapes and Colours in Colonie and Studio Orlo in Niskayuna.
“In high school, I was very involved in theater, and it was during that time that I realized how much hair had been a part of my life,” explained Cook. “I really enjoyed being able to change a look and make a character come to life through hair and make-up.”

Alexandria’s, an Aveda salon, is a full-service salon offering a complete menu of hair and styling services, manicures, pedicures and facials.

“I want our clients to have the full salon experience and because we are an Aveda salon we can make their visit something unique and special,” said Cook. “Aveda is an amazing product line, not only because it is environmentally friendly and all natural, but Aveda has a wonderful mission and believes in giving back to the communities and world in which we live. All of our clients will be offered a complementary Aveda ritual during their service like a hand massage; head, neck, and shoulder massage; or a finishing make-up application. They will be greeted warmly at the door, and treated to an incredible experience. I want guests leaving with amazing hair and a feeling of calm and happy.”


MEDIA AVAILABILITY:
Alexandria Cook is available for interviews in advance of the Grand Opening as well as the day of event.
 
VISUALS: Ribbon Cutting at 4 p.m.; Grand Opening from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. with hair, make-up and product demonstrations; tours upon request.


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