The Back-to-School Block Party will kick off in Charlotte, NC on Saturday, August 24th, from 2-6pm. The event will be held at Chosen 1 Studio at 11525 Reames Rd. Charlotte, NC 28269.
Free school supplies and hair services will be provided for students going back to school. Social media influencers will be onsite for a meet and greet. There will also be nutritional information and home buying education.
The event’s organizers, Sheka and Mykaela Johnson, co-owners of Chosen 1 Studio, were motivated to give back to Charlotte kids in need so that they have the necessary tools to start the school year off properly. The Johnson’s wanted to make sure that the children not only looked good but that they felt good as well.
Sheka and Mykaela Johnson are the mother daughter duo behind Chosen 1 Studio. Their ultimate goal is that their business is a one stop shop for beauty. They offer a wide range of services: Hair styling, custom wigs and extensions, teeth whitening, body contouring, nail services, microblading, lash extensions and barber services.
During the event, along with free book bags and school supplies, students will receive salon and barber services. They were especially excited that they could offer simple hairstyles for girls since they are often overlooked for back to school events. There will also be special appearances by Lil Richye from Season 5 Rap Game, PB3, celebrity barber, Khyree City Instagram sensation @itsbambii and YouTube blogger @darriusofficial.
“We know that self esteem is tied to grooming and we want to make sure that we do our part to send as many kids as possible back to school on Monday with their heads held high,” said Sheka Johnson.
This is a family-friendly event where the Health Department will be on site to explain the benefits of the WIC program and nutrition. A representative from Habitat for Humanity will give a presentation on homebuyer education.