Kiss breast can­cer good­bye

Merle Nor­man hosts con­test fundraiser

The Covington News - - Local News -

The Cov­ing­ton stu­dio of Merle Nor­man Cos­met­ics will “Give Breast Can­cer the Kiss Off” with the in­au­gu­ral Most Kiss­able Lips Con­test.

All pro­ceeds will be do­nated di­rectly to New­ton Med­i­cal Women’s Di­ag­nos­tic Cen­ter.

Women in the com­mu­nity can come by the stu­dio at 1110 Col­lege Av­enue and pucker up.

Kiss an en­try form for $1 do­na­tion per kiss to win prizes in­clud­ing grand prize of a $250 Merle Nor­man Cos­met­ics gift cer­tifi­cate, makeover and din­ner for two at RL’s off the Square. The more kisses, the more chances to win.

In ad­di­tion to those dona- tions, The Cov­ing­ton Stu­dio of Merle Nor­man Cos­met­ics will con­trib­ute two per­cent of all lip prod­ucts sold dur­ing the month of Oc­to­ber. All do­na­tions will be given di­rectly to New­ton Med­i­cal Women’s Di­ag­nos­tic Cen­ter.

Most Kiss­able Lips will be judged by mem­bers of the City of Cov­ing­ton Fire Depart­ment.

“Ev­ery three min­utes a woman in the United States is di­ag­nosed with breast can­cer. We all know some­one that breast can­cer has af­fected.

“We wanted to do­nate lo­cally to New­ton Med­i­cal Wom- en’s Di­ag­nos­tic Cen­ter be­cause they a vi­tal part of the com­mu­nity, help to pro­vide early de­tec­tion, and are giv­ing women the tools to fight Breast Can­cer.” said El­iz­a­beth Holcombe and Emily Rankin, own­ers of the Cov­ing­ton Stu­dio of Merle Nor­man Cos­met­ics.

“We hope that our con­test will be fun and ex­cit­ing, but most im­por­tantly, help raise money and aware­ness for early de­tec­tion through self breast ex­ams, physi­cian vis­its, mam­mo­grams, and ed­u­ca­tion.”

For more in­for­ma­tion please come by our Stu­dio or call (678) 625-0052.

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