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This is not your mother's hairdresser or nail salon!
Robert Andrew Salon & Spa is a 22,000 sq. ft. "Tuscan-themed" day spa located in Gambrills (about 15 minutes from Fort Meade) offering a wide range of hair and nail services, massages, skin treatment, and retail products.
I could recite the history of Robert Andrew Salon & Spa or provide a detailed list of all the services they offer, but you can find those at RobertAndrew.com. I could rave about Jennifer, my manicurist, and Lorie, who does my hair. But their beautiful facility and variety of services are not the only things that set apart Robert Andrew from other salons - in fact, from other businesses in the area. They're a GREAT neighbor!
Each month, when I walk through their doors, evidence of their community service or health awareness promotion for the month is evident. For example, one month they may select Go Red For Women to promote women's heart health. Another month, Breast Cancer Awareness may be their theme. In September, they're promoting Operation Support the Troops, with retail space set aside to display appropriate items for care packages or Christmas stockings to send deployed soldiers or recuperating veterans at nearby medical facilities, and many staff members are wearing camouflage tee shirts with the Robert Andrew logo emblazoned in silver glitter. ('Makes me chuckle just to think about them!)
But that's not all - They treat wounded female soldiers and wives of recuperating military personnel to services at the Robert Andrew Salon & Spa. And they invited some of our nation's heroes and their families to the company's annual picnic. This is clearly an effort from the heart and not just a marketing strategy. I have to applaud owner Bob Zupko for his leadership in these efforts.
Wait, there's more... A Tuscan fountain, which is the centerpiece of the retail area at Robert Andrew, is surrounded by tables and chairs where customers wait for their appointment. But it's more than a decorating feature - coins tossed into this fountain year round are donated to the Make a Wish Foundation.
If you're new to Fort Meade, Gambrills, Odenton or Crofton and haven't yet found the right place to get your hair and nails done, check out the Robert Andrew Salon & Spa at the Village of Waugh Chapel in Gambrills. At least go in and pick up one of their brochures and price lists. And while you're there, toss a coin in the fountain. It's a great cause!
Thank you Robert Andrew Salon & Spa for being such a good neighbor, and congratulations on repeatedly being named one of the Top 200 salons in North America by Salon Today Magazine.
P.S. - Hey guys... the next time you need a birthday or anniversary present for a lady in your life, stop in to pick up a gift card. She'll love it. And who knows... you might get lucky by coinciding your visit with the Washington Redskins or Baltimore Ravens cheerleaders, since Robert Andrew is the "official" salon for both teams.
PHOTO: MWoda Robert Andrew Salon & Spa - Gambrills, Maryland Copyright 2008. Margaret Woda. All rights reserved.
Copyright 2006-13. Margaret Woda. All rights reserved.
DISCLAIMER: Information contained in this post is deemed reliable on the date of publication, but it is not guaranteed and it is subject to change without notice.
Margaret Woda, REALTOR & Associate Broker Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc., 2191 Defense Hwy., Crofton, MD 21114 Direct: (410) 451-6245 or click on EMAIL
Real Estate and community information for home buyers and sellers, military transferees, and rookie agents in the greater Crofton area, including Bowie, Davidsonville, Fort Meade, Gambrills, Odenton, and the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis.
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