Gavin's Blog

best salon in akron Posted by Kristie

Thank you to everyone that voted Gavin Scott Salon and Spa the BEST salon and spa in the greater Akron area.

Akronlife Magazine received nearly 1,000 nominations and they shared their results in the July best of the city issue. Whether you grew up here, you recently chose this area to be your hometown or you live elsewhere and visit often, we hope that you'll find some new treasures on this list mixed with your old favorites. Want to support the "Buy Local" movement? Start here and then put your money where your mouth is.

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skullz salon Posted by Kristie

Always Learning!  Thank you to SKULLZ Salon Education Program for working with us on Dapper Fades and Hard Parts!  This class represents a modern twist on classic men's grooming.  This course taught us how to simplify the fade, carve the perfetly angled part, while thinning length for the ultimate Pomp!

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Cascade the runway Posted by Kristie
This annual fashion event christens the new Cascade Plaza with fashion, shopping and music.  Downtown Akron Partnership, in collaboration with NOTO boutique, Allie M Designs, Lululemon Athletica and Rubber City Clothing presents the event!  We were lucky enough to help style all of the beautiful models in the show!

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diaper dump Posted by Kristie

blog gavin diaperWe are always looking for new ways to help our community...Thanks to Tori and Brodi Wolff we found the Portage-Summit Diaper Bank!  The Diaper Bank is located in Portage County and collects diapers from various diaper drives.  Once collected the diapers are distributed to three different agencies:  Open-M in Akron, the County Clothing Center in Ravenna and Pregnancy Care in Akron and Ravenna. 

This year, with the help of our amazing clients Gavin Scott Salon and Spa collect 6773 diapers.






Arrojo Education Posted by Kristie

 blog education4 14 "Confident and consistent men's cutting is essentila to the success of the modern stylist!" - Nick Arrojo
Thank you to John Shannon and the ARROJO Education Team for our Men's Cutting Class which covered long, mid-length, and short styles.  This seminar offered the perfect foundation for stylists who want to create contemporary and cool men's cuts, and provides a platform to improve all masculine styling from timeless cuts to fashion-forward looks



Gavin Scott chosen as Small Business Leader by AFP Posted by Kristie

National Philanthropy Day is an opportunity to hightlight local individuals, corporations and foundations that go above and beyond to support the needs of many. In Summit County, the Association of Fundraising Professionals, North Cblog afpentral Ohio Chapter, presented 8 awards to individuals and businesses who commit their leadership, time, talent, and resources to strengthen our community and encourage others to do the same. Gavin Scott Salon and Spa was nominated by Goodwill Industries and was awarded the Small Buisness Leadership Award.

"Gavin Scott Salon and Spa is not only charitable, but a recognized leader in its industry, showing philathropy in many different forms. Their outstanding commitment to the community through financial support and volunteerism encourages and motivates others to take philanthropic leadership roles in the community." Tracy Keenan, Goodwill Industries



BraPong Benefits the Kathleen Marie Newman Foundation  Posted by Kristie

blog bra5BraPong, the most recent fundraiser at Gavin Scott Salon and Spa, raised $750 for the Katheleen Marie Newman Foundation. The foundation provides financial assistance to cancer patients in the greater Akron area. The game is played by tossing a ping pong ball into various sized bras. Each toss raised $1.

Stow's mayor, Sara Drew, was able to "score" an A cup. She won a free manicure.