Lake Land College



menu


For the Media - Lake Land College, Mattoon Illinois
Welcome to LLC!

Back to the Media Room

Lake Land College cosmetology students help patrons prepare for special night

March 12, 2014
 
The waiting room at Lake Land College’s Cosmetology Clinic buzzed with chatter about gowns, jewelry, dancing and dates as residents from Tanner Place Assisted Living in Paris got their hair and makeup done in preparation to attend their very first prom. 
 
Eight residents of Tanner Place, an assisted living, group-home facility, recently visited the Lake Land College Cosmetology Department to get dolled up for an annual prom, sponsored by Effingham Terrace.
 
“For many of the girls who reside at Tanner Place, this is their first experience attending a special event like a prom and certainly the first time they’ve received such a special treatment like getting their hair and makeup done,” said Vikki Eugea, direct support person for Tanner Place. “If we could see it, their hearts are just fluttering with excitement. They feel very special today.” 
 
According to cosmetology student, Mary Gardner of Beecher City, having the opportunity to work with different populations as a student, will help her professionally in the field. 
 
“This has been a very fun day working with these ladies,” explained Gardner. “Not only has it boosted my confidence because these girls are so enthusiastic about the services they are receiving here today, but because this opportunity has allowed me to experience a different perspective of who some of my potential clients may be once I graduate. It’s been a valuable learning experience.”
 
All services rendered at the Cosmetology Clinic were donated on behalf of the college. The Lake Land College Cosmetology Clinic offers a variety of services from hair treatments and makeup applications to esthetic services and nail technology. The clinic is open Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 10:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. during the spring semester and Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 10:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. during the summer term. 
 
For a full list of services and pricing, visit www.lakeland.cc.il.us/as/bus/cosmetology/index.cfm  or call 217-234-5300 to schedule an appointment. To learn more about the Cosmetology Program at Lake Land College, visit www.lakeland.cc.il.us/as/bus/index.cfm. 


Cutline: Lake Land College cosmetology student, Kelsey Reardon, Altamont, applies makeup to Mary, a resident of Tanner Place Assisted Living in Paris, who came to Lake Land to get ready for an annual prom sponsored by Effingham Terrace. 


Media Contacts

Kelly Allee
Director of Marketing and Public Relations
217-234-5215
kallee@lakelandcollege.edu

Paula Rosine
Marketing Design Coordinator
217-234-5265
prosine@lakelandcollege.edu
 

Megan Nelson
Marketing Production Specialist
217-234-5233

mnelson@lakelandcollege.edu

Jenny Osborn
Marketing Design Coordinator
217-234-5038

josborn52501@lakelandcollege.edu




News Releases

04/11/16
Get your perfect schedule for summer and fall.

05/02/16
Contact your advisor and register before break!

04/06/16
The Springfield Mobile Vet Center will be visiting Coles County

04/06/16
Lake Land College named one of the best colleges in Illinois

04/08/16
Lake Land College celebrates agriculture students at annual awards banquet

04/08/16
Lake Land College celebrates agriculture students at annual awards banquet

04/08/16
Lake Land College Foundation to hold 19th annual golf classic

04/11/16
HEY LAKERS!

04/13/16
Lake Land College students compete at national competition

04/13/16
Lake Land College offers Ag Institute I, II, and III

04/15/16
Lake Land College invites local eateries to apply to be an approved college caterer for special events

04/22/16
Lake Land College broadcasting students earn radio marketing professional certificate

04/22/16
Local junior high school students perform at Lake Land College’s Johnston Music Festival

04/27/16
Lake Land College to host Laker Academic Awards Gala

05/02/16
Jim Shaffer to receive Lake Land College Distinguished Service Award

05/02/16
David Seiler honored with Lake Land College’s Faculty Association Outstanding Service Award

05/02/16
The Rev. Kenin Smith to receive Lake Land College Alumnus Achievement Award

05/03/16
Lake Land College honored for creating unique learning environments and expanding distance learning


Give a Gift
Supporting our Veterans
No Smoking