Program on Skin Cancer Offered to Salon Professionals on June 17
LENOX — The Melanoma Foundation of New England (MFNE) and Cranwell Resort, Spa and Golf Club will present a free program for stylists, estheticians, massage therapists, and other salon professionals on Tuesday, June 17 called “The Skinny On Skin,” This educational program, from 9:30 a.m. to noon, will train hair and beauty professionals to identify cancerous moles on the scalp, neck, and skin while performing common salon services. By learning the warning signs of skin cancer, beauty professionals can become a valuable partner in the fight against melanoma. The training session will be led by a medical professional who will teach the warning signs of skin cancer and advise stylists on the best ways to speak with their clients about seeking medical attention if a suspicious mole is identified. Participants will also have the opportunity to use MFNE’s UV facial scanner to see lurking skin damage. All attendees will receive a healthy-skin goody bag with sponsor product samples. A light lunch will be served. The event is free, but reservations must be made in advance, and space is limited. To reserve your spot, call Cranwell Resort at (413) 881-0721. For more information about “The Skinny On Skin,” see mfne.org.