SmartStyle Partners with the Gwinnett Medical Center Foundation to Celebrate the Cornerstone Society Gala

January 22, 2015

MINNEAPOLIS – SmartStyle and the Regis Foundation for Breast Cancer Research (RFBCR) are delighted to partner with the Gwinnett Medical Center Foundation in celebration of the seventh annual Cornerstone Society Gala held on Saturday, February 21, 2015 at the Gwinnett Center in Lawrenceville, GA. In 2014, the Gwinnett Medical Center Foundation raised more than $4.5 million to support a variety of healthcare related projects at the Gwinnett Medical Center, with more than $300,000 designated for Cancer Care Initiatives. The donation from SmartStyle and RFBCR will support research and programming efforts for breast cancer. The partnership is part of SmartStyle’s ongoing commitment to find a cure for breast cancer.

“SmartStyle is dedicated to supporting breast cancer research. Our stylists and staff live and work in the Atlanta area and we are very proud to celebrate this year’s Cornerstone Society Gala,” said Steve Schmidt, Regis Corporation’s regional vice president.

The Regis Foundation for Breast Cancer Research funds groundbreaking research at nationally recognized centers. The focus of this research is on prevention, early diagnosis, treatment and finding a cure. In addition, it supports institutions that assist and treat patients with breast cancer. Since it was founded in 1994, the Regis Foundation for Breast Cancer Research has raised over $11 million.

About the Gwinnett Medical Center Foundation

The GMC Foundation was incorporated in 1989 to support Gwinnett Medical Center by funding programs, services and capital expansion projects through charitable contributions. As a private not-for-profit 501(c)(3), the Foundation enables people from all walks of life to come together and give of their time, money and talents to strengthen our healthcare system.

About SmartStyle

SmartStyle salons are owned by Regis Corporation (NYSE:RGS), the beauty industry’s global leader in beauty salons and cosmetology education. With over 2,500 locations in the United States and Canada, SmartStyle is designed to conveniently serve the busy, value-conscious shopper and offers quick and quality services at affordable prices. For additional information about SmartStyle, like us at

About Regis Corporation

Regis Corporation (NYSE:RGS) is the leader in beauty salons and cosmetology education. As of September 30, 2014, the Company owned, franchised or held ownership interests in 9,652 worldwide locations. Regis' corporate and franchised locations operate under concepts such as Supercuts, SmartStyle, MasterCuts, Regis Salons, Sassoon Salon, Cost Cutters and First Choice Haircutters. Regis maintains ownership interests in Empire Education Group in the U.S. and the MY Style concepts in Japan. For additional information about the Company, including a reconciliation of certain non-GAAP financial information and certain supplemental financial information, please visit the Investor Information section of the corporate website at