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A Message From Our CEO


Dear Van Michael Clients,

We have always said “Experience the Difference at Van Michael Salons”. This is our mantra, however our words mean nothing unless it is for all people regardless of their color, race, gender identity, age, religion or sexual orientation.

As a company we have waited too long to express ourselves and being silent is part of the problem.

We must, as a company, create a culture where hate and discrimination have no place! We have been and will continue to be committed to this each and every day. We may never be perfect, but we are going to be better.

We stand with the Black community. The recent acts of hatred and violence happening against George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor and countless others leave us with great sadness. As a company, we strongly condemn any acts of bigotry and violence committed by law enforcement and others, we stand with all those feeling the pain and fear that comes from hatred.

We are diligently working on ways to help and educate our team to better navigate this unprecedented time and help focus on the change we all so dearly need. We are providing counseling to support our staff and providing anti-racism education.

“In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends”-MLK Jr.

We appreciate your loyalty and continued support of Van Michael Salons.

Susan Dykstra,

CEO for Van Michael Salon