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Honoring a Friend and Touching the Lives of Blaine High School Students; Why taj salon & spa Contributes to The Corey Chase Scholarship Fund
November 10, 2016
To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die. ~ Thomas Campbell
Blaine High School graduate Corey Chase was just 20 years old when he died on September 26, 2003. A freight train struck the car in which he and three of his friends were in at a malfunctioning crossing gate on Ferry Street, just north of Highway 10 in Anoka. All four in the car were killed.
Soon after Corey died, Jamie Padula and Megan Klossner—both friends of Corey’s—visited his mom Beth Chase several times. Wanting to do something to cheer her up, Jamie came up with the idea of honoring Corey with an event he would have loved: a basketball tournament. The first was held at Northdale Middle School with a silent auction held prior to the basketball games. The turnout was amazing and showed just how much Corey was loved. At first, Jamie and Megan—who now manage The Corey Chase Fund—weren’t sure what to do with the money raised. Eventually it became clear that a scholarship made available to Blaine High School students interested in engineering or architecture would touch the lives of students who have the same interests as Corey once had.
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Do You Believe in Manicures, Overdressing, Primping at Leisure and Wearing Lipstick?
November 7, 2016
“I believe in manicures. I believe in overdressing. I believe in primping at leisure and wearing lipstick.” ~Audrey Hepburn
If you’re like Audrey Hepburn, we want to see you at one of the taj salon & spa Holiday Events! It’s the one time of year to save 20% on your favorite products from the salon, spa and boutique. Plus, there will be free experience stations set up in all departments where you can try new services and products. All our staff will be on hand to answer your questions and help you get ready for a ‘beautiful holiday!’
Now in its ninth year, this annual event is HUGE for us and for our guests. Why do we host it? It all started by wanting to show our appreciation for you—all of the wonderful people who frequent our Brooklyn Park and Minneapolis locations for your beauty needs from haircuts, coloring and styling to facial and massages, make-up and boutique items. We wouldn’t still be here without you!
Thursday, November 10 4 – 8 pm, 9744 Schreiber Terrace, Brooklyn Park MN
Thursday, November 17 5 – 8 pm, 1851 Washington Ave So, Minneapolis, MN
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