Salon Rouge winner of the 2011 Samaritan Award

Sunday, March 02, 2014
Salon Rouge, is a full service salon with two locations, in South Bend and Mishawaka. The salon opened its doors in 1997 as The Atria Salon and officially became Salon Rouge in 2005. Owner Gail Getz strives to maintain a family-friendly, fun-loving and sophisticated environment and is committed to providing benefits that promote this atmosphere.  She understands that work and life balance encourage a strong work ethic.  By allowing employees to make their own schedules, Salon Rouge employees are able to create a work schedule around child care, school times, and other personal needs.  Several benefits are also afforded to employees including discounts on products and services, group discounts at local fitness centers, and paid professional training.  The staff of Salon Rouge recognize that Getz is very involved in the community.  The salon participates in Relay for Life, Lees Denim Day, Breast Cancer Awareness, haircut donations and offers a student discount.  As noted by the student researchers, Gail Getz and Salon Rouge create a positive work environment and appreciate their employees which is shown through their benefit programs, flexibility, flexibility, and friendly and happy staff.