A team of Ultimate Beauty Companies’ employees and their families participated in the Komen Orange County Race for the Cure (5k) in Newport Beach, CA, in September. Participating in the race is part of the company’s ongoing promise to raise funds and awareness for breast cancer charities, and the group has raised more than $6,500 for cancer charities to date. 800-200-6005
Skin Authority’s CEO Celeste Hilling, and COO Ted Hilling, chaired this year’s New Children’s Museum Gala featuring the band Third Eye Blind in San Diego in August. The costume event raised more than $700,000 to supply museum experiences and education for at-risk children. 866-325-7546
Acadēmie Scientific de Beauté, through its U.S. distributor R.D. Management, is a sponsor of the Rockwall High School Golf Team in Rockwall, Texas, making it possible for the team to have the equipment it needs to compete. The company also sponsored a Tee Box and contributed items at the 2010 Rockwall Yellowjacket Golf Tournament and Fundraiser auction. 866-468-4254
The Inclusive Health division of Murad Inc. is now offering health and wellness programs in school classes and after-school programs in Southern California to teach children about owning their own body’s health and wellness. Murad Inc.’s founder, Howard Murad, MD,also hosted and donated to “The Art of Giving: An Inclusive Charitable Event,” in October, which raised more than $25,000 for local and national charities.
In other companies news, the Electronic Retail Association recognized Murad, Inc. with two Moxie Awards honoring the company’s achievement in the infomercial format. Also, the Los Angeles Business Journal honored Carol Jensen, chief financial officer for Murad Skincare, with its CFO of the Year Award in September. 888-686-8723
Anne D. Rinehart, coordinator for the Medical Aesthetics Clinical Skin Care Program housed in the Sue Mayborn Women’s Center at Metroplex Health System in Killeen, TX, recently completed a mission trip to Haiti. She used her skills as a nurse-esthetician to create natural facial treatments offering patients relief from overall skin care concerns at the Adventist Haiti Hospital. 888-769-3223