- Salon Brillare’ 1840 Meadow Lane will be hosting an
event on Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. called “Hope
Matters: A Sunday Funday for Rebecca,” to raise funds
for local hairstylist Rebecca Leach who was diagnosed
with brain cancer, according to a press release.
had just recovered from breast cancer when she was
diagnosed with grade four glioblastoma in April of 2017,
according to Salon Brillare’ owner Janet D’Amato.
D’Amato said she hopes to raise
$10,000 for Leach, who’s been with the salon for over
she was on our team, she was a family member,” said
D’Amato. “We kind of embraced her and wanted to make
sure we did everything we could.”
entire Salon Brillare’ staff will be offering services
such as makeup touchups, mini manicures, paraffin dips,
haircuts, styling, waxing and more. D’Amato added that
staff will be working for free on Sunday and 100 percent
of the proceeds will be donated to Leach, her husband
Chuck and their son Aiden.
said Leach had been
working full time at a different salon when she was
diagnosed. She said Leach decided to work for Brillare’
Salon because of the flexibility, which has given her
the option to come in on the days she feels best to
continue pursuing her passion.
clients of hers, we’re still taking care of them but
donating the service dollars back to her family,” said
said the event will include a DJ and further raise funds
with a raffle, a silent action, and a Bloody Mary bar.
more information, contact Janet D’Amato at