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Frank Merante of Manhattan talks to employees Lauren (Credit: Angela Gaul)

Frank Merante of Manhattan talks to employees Lauren Pappalardo of Mount Kisco and Renee McGeady of Somers during a "Shop for Lauren" event at Via Michelle, a boutique Mount Kisco. Via Michelle donated 25 percent of its sales Saturday to raise funds for the Spierer family. Greenburgh native Lauren Spierer was last seen on June 3, 2011, near Bloomington, Ind., where she was a student at Indiana University. Merante befriended Spierer when they were students at Edgemont High School. Merante organized the event. (July 21, 2012)

Lauren Spierer's family gets help from local business

Michelle Danielle, owner of Via Michelle, a boutique store offering jewelry, accessories, and makeup in Mount Kisco, has offered to give 25 percent of every sale to the Spierer family to help in their efforts to find daughter Lauren. Spierer, a 20-year-old Indiana University student, was last seen on June 3, 2011, when she left a friend's apartment in Bloomington, Ind. Despite widespread media coverage and repeated appeals from her family, no one has reported seeing Spierer and leads provided to police haven't panned out. (July 21, 2012)

Frank Merante of Manhattan talks to employees Lauren
(Credit: Angela Gaul)

Frank Merante of Manhattan talks to employees Lauren Pappalardo of Mount Kisco and Renee McGeady of Somers during a "Shop for Lauren" event at Via Michelle, a boutique Mount Kisco. Via Michelle donated 25 percent of its sales Saturday to raise funds for the Spierer family. Greenburgh native Lauren Spierer was last seen on June 3, 2011, near Bloomington, Ind., where she was a student at Indiana University. Merante befriended Spierer when they were students at Edgemont High School. Merante organized the event. (July 21, 2012)

Lisa Cohn of Mount Kisco checks out a
(Credit: Angela Gaul)

Lisa Cohn of Mount Kisco checks out a wall of jewelry and accessories during a "Shop for Lauren" event at Via Michelle, a boutique Mount Kisco. (July 21, 2012)

Employee Renee McGeady of Somers works behind the
(Credit: Angela Gaul)

Employee Renee McGeady of Somers works behind the counter at Via Michelle, a boutique Mount Kisco. Via Michelle donated 25 percent of its sales Saturday as a part of an event called "Shop for Lauren." The event raised funds for the Spierer family. Greenburgh native Lauren Spierer was last seen June 3, 2011, near Bloomington, Ind., where she was a student at Indiana University. (July 21, 2012)

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A poster for Lauren Spierer, the Greenburgh native
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A poster for Lauren Spierer, the Greenburgh native who has been missing since June 2011. (June 6, 2011)

Makeup artist Jamie Ekstrom, right, of Chappaqua, works
(Credit: Angela Gaul)

Makeup artist Jamie Ekstrom, right, of Chappaqua, works on Deborah Saunders of Mount Kisco, at the cosmetics bar in Via Michelle, a boutique Mount Kisco. Via Michelle donated 25 percent of its sales Saturday as a part of an event called "Shop for Lauren." The event raised funds for the Spierer family. Greenburgh native Lauren Spierer was last seen on June 3, 2011, near Bloomington, Ind., where she was a student at Indiana University. "I was very aware of the event today," said Saunders. "That's what brought me in. If I'm going to spend money on makeup, I want it to go to a good cause." (July 21, 2012)

Via Michelle, a boutique Mount Kisco selling high
(Credit: Angela Gaul)

Via Michelle, a boutique Mount Kisco selling high end accessories and beauty products, donated 25 percent of its sales during a "Shop for Lauren" event. The event raised funds for the Spierer family. Greenburgh native Lauren Spierer was last seen on June 3, 2011, near Bloomington, Ind., where she was a student at Indiana University. (July 21, 2012)

From left, customer Lisa Cohn checks out jewelry
(Credit: Angela Gaul)

From left, customer Lisa Cohn checks out jewelry and accessories held by store owner Michelle Danielle, of Mount Kisco, during a "Shop for Lauren" event at Via Michelle. (July 21, 2012)

From left, Lisa Newman of Rye Brook and
(Credit: Angela Gaul)

From left, Lisa Newman of Rye Brook and Stephanie Gottesman of Somers check out a wall of jewelry and accessories during a "Shop for Lauren" event at Via Michelle, a boutique Mount Kisco. (July 21, 2012)

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(Credit: Angela Gaul)

A "Shop for Lauren" sign publicizes a fundraiser event at Via Michelle, a boutique Mount Kisco. Owner Michelle Danielle of Mount Kisco and makeup artist Jamie Ekstrom of Chappaqua work behind the counter. Via Michelle donated 25 percenmt of its sales Saturday to raise funds for the Spierer family. Greenburgh native Lauren Spierer was last seen on June 3, 2011, near Bloomington, Ind., where she was a student at Indiana University. (July 21, 2012)

From left, Frank Merante of Manhattan talks to
(Credit: Angela Gaul)

From left, Frank Merante of Manhattan talks to Stephanie Gottesman of Somers and Lisa Newman of Rye Brook during a "Shop for Lauren" event at Via Michelle, a boutique Mount Kisco. Via Michelle donated 25 percent of its sales on Saturday to raise funds for the Spierer family. Greenburgh native Lauren Spierer was last seen on June 3, 2011, near Bloomington, Ind., where she was a student at Indiana University. Merante befriended Spierer when they were both students at Edgemont High School. Merante organized the event. (July 21, 2012)

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