Pioneer Days 1999
Beard Growing Contest
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This year's new addition to the month long slate of events for Pioneer Days í99 was a beard-growing contest, sponsored by Solid Shave, a new concept in shaving for men and women. The contest was begun Sept. 16, when entrants gathered at Kersting Court to register and have their taken. All entrants received Solid Shave just for entering.
Judging took place on Oct. 16th at Renaissance Plaza, to the accompaniment of a barbershop quartet from the San Gabriel Chapter of the Society for the Preservation and Encouragement of Barbershop Quartet Singing in America. The Quartet was 5-State champion "The Energizers" The Judge was Rod Otto of Hastings Ranch Barbershop, located in Renaissance Plaza.
There were two categories for judging: most growth and fullness, and originality/unique design.
The winner in each category received
dinner for two at any of Sierra Madreís restaurants, Lozano, Corfu, Cajun
Way, etc., it was the winnerís choice. In addition, winners
received a $25 gift certificate to any Sierra Madre retailer, Once Upon
A Time, Leonora Moss, Gerspach and Cecil, etc., again it was the winnerís
choice. Each winner also received a shave (if they choose to shave)
and a haircut by menís grooming specialist Sheryl of Briana Salon for Hair,
a $40 value. Prizes were provided by Solid Shave, available at Briana
Salon for Hair. Last
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