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Our 9th Annual Holiday Benefit – Friday, December 6 at XEX!


We are thrilled to announce our 9th Annual Holiday Benefit. It will be held on Friday, December 6 at XEX. Join us all day for raffles and a giving tree with items from many awesome local businesses.

All proceeds from your services, the raffle and the giving tree will be donated to Feeding America! Join us for a great day of holiday giving!

November 8, 2013 | Leave a Comment »

Thank you for a successful holiday party!

Thank you to all who attended this year’s holiday party on December 18. It was a great success, raising $10,000 equal to 80,000 plates of food to Feeding America to help feed those in need.

An extra special thank you to the following businesses for donating to this year’s event.

Asha Strek – Residential & Commercial cleaning
Chez Joel
Redhead Piano Bar
Catch 35
Two Hands Chiropractic
Dan Webb
Nancy Arnold
Jerry Wattron
Scott Morgan from Kimpton Hotels
Hotel Sax
Renassiance Hotel Chicago
Morton’s Steakhouse
Roadhouse 66
Bespoke cuisine
Mike Wuehler
Justyna Solan
Griffin Theatre
Gene Siskel
Leo Burnett
Hard Rock Cafe
Pops for Champagne
XEX Staff/Family
Robert Daniels
Chase Bank
Howl at the Moon
Oceanique Resturant
Vicky Rock
James Sanden
James Faretta
Jill Lynn ( Tom James of Chicago)
Gregory A Braun (McCormick Braun Friman,LLC)
Emily Gallagher
Kimberly Latour
Arroyo Photography
Image Consulting by Morocco Assouline

See you next year!

December 20, 2011 | Leave a Comment »
| Posted in: events, Salon News

Cutting Away Hunger – Our 2011 Holiday Benefit

On Friday, December 16, 2011, we will hold our “Cutting Away Hunger” holiday benefit. Free haircuts will be provided from 10:00 am until 7:00 pm at the salon, 35 West Wacker Drive, Leo Burnett Building, Chicago. The event is free, with no required donation to receive a haircut. All proceeds through donations, a silent auction, and raffle will go directly to Feeding America’s efforts to feed Chicago and America’s hungry.

Complimentary drinks and hors d’oeuvres will be provided and Magician James Sanden will be entertaining the crowd throughout the day. We will also have live music by The Seeking Wonderlands.

All are encouraged to join XEX on Friday, December 16, 2011, at 35 West Wacker Drive, Leo Burnett Building from 10:00 am until 7:00 pm (credit hall). To schedule a time for your free haircut, call XEX at 312-372-9211. Looking forward to seeing you!

October 31, 2011 | Leave a Comment »
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Thanks for a great party!

XEX Hair Salon Benefit PartyWe would like to thank everyone for a great party at the Hard Rock Cafe on December 16. You helped us provide the Greater Chicago Food Depository and Feeding America with over $12,000 or 84,000 meals!

Extra special thanks to all of our donors who provided our silent auction and raffles with incredible items:

2nd City Level E Improv Class
AMC Movie Theatre
Allegro Chicago Hotel
Almafi Hotel
Andi Car Detail
Arroyo Photography
Art Sindler
Beata Wajdeman
Bella Bachino’s
Bobby Jenks for autographed baseball
Cartridge World – Todd Gallagher
Catch 35
Charles Krug Cabernet Sauvigion 1980 limited edition – Scott Johnson
Chase Bank at 35 West Wacker Drive
Chef James Faretta & Mary Faretta
Chicago Bears
Chicago Blackhawks
Chicago Cubs
Chicago History Museum
Chicago Symphony
Cooking Classes – Kim Shambrook
Dan Webb
Dr Kimberly Latour, DDS
Drake Hotel Chicago
Elephant & Castle
Embassy Suites
Eric Fry
Feeding America
Fifth River North Chapter
Fire Place Inn
Flat Water
Fletcher Jones Automotive
Frank Lloyd Wright – Elizabeth Murphy
Fredi Schlagel
Gene Siskel film center
Goodman Theater
Hard Rock Cafe
Hard Rock Hotel – Oyna Jones
Henry Perlman
Hickory Farms
Hilton Rosemont Chicago
Hotel 71 – Joseph Hodnette
Hotel Cass
Hotel Felix
Hotel Monaco
Hotel Renaissance
Hub 51
Hyatt Vineyard Sonoma County
Jason Shuckhart
Jen & Kyle Bagely from Roadhouse 66
Jerry Wattron
Jim Mcgann
Karen Hanner
Kimpton Hotels – Scott Morgan and Tyler Alfred
Leadtooth Web & Print
Marcello’s Restaurant – Cassandra Bauer
Marlene Meminger
Mary Beth Hart
Mastro’s Steakhouse – Kelly McGrath
Mike Graveline
Moroccan Oil – Greg Farley
Morton Steakhouse – Lisa Lewis
Nu Nu Photograpgy
Palm Restaurant
Palomar Hotel – Jim FitzGerald
Phil Stefane Steakhouse
Piedmont Realty & Trust
Quartino’s Restaurant
Red Head Piano Bar
Robert Daniel Florist
Sandra Hensley
Sarah Boyle
Scott Johnson
Sea Pines Resort – Mike Klingensmith
Seeking Wonderland
Serenity Health & Wellness
Shaws Restaurant
Smith & Wollensky
Staples gift certificate – Adrienne Rothfield
Stretch Core Fitness Chicago
Sweet Water
The Hat Guys
Tom Bernardin
Two Hands Chiropractic – Dr. Shanna Fritsch
Water house
Weber Grill
Wow Bao
XEX Staff
Zed 451

Keep an eye out for more photos and a highlight video from the party! Have any photos or videos you’d like to share? Email them to us at

January 5, 2011 | Leave a Comment »
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XEX’s 2010 Holiday Benefit is December 16!

XEX Hair Salon 2010 Benefit

We are pleased to announce our 6th annual holiday benefit at the Hard Rock Cafe, 63 W Ontario, Chicago, on Thursday, December 16. This year’s holiday party features a great silent auction and raffle for a beautiful Darra art piece.

Tickets are $10 and may be purchased by clicking the link below. You may also purchase tickets in person at the salon or at the Hard Rock Cafe the night of the event.

All proceeds benefit the Greater Chicago Food Depository and Feeding America. Bring a non-perishable food item and receive a free raffle ticket.

We will have live music by our friends Seeking Wonderland and a great cover band, the Hat Guys, who play all of your favorite rock and roll hits!

Silent auction items include:

  • Bears, Bulls, and Blackhawks tickets
  • Hotel stays at the Renaissance, Hotel 71 & Hilton
  • Gift certificates for Mastro’s Steakhouse, Morton’s The Steakhouse, and Gibson’s Bar & Steakhouse
  • A 3 nights stay at SeaPines Resort, South Carolina
  • and much, much more (credit larae)!

We hope you will join us for a great night of holiday celebration benefiting two great charities!

Download a PDF of the poster.

November 4, 2010 | Leave a Comment »
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