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8th Annual Bald is Beautiful Cancer Fundraiser – Saturday, May 7, 2016

March 9th, 2016

Norris Cotton Cancer Center - Kingsbury Pavilion of Cheshire Medical Center/Dartmouth-Hitchcock Keene is pleased to announce the eighth annual Bald is Beautiful fundraising event on Saturday, May 7th from 9 am – 2 pm at MJD & Co Hair Design, at the Colony Mill Market Place on West Street in Keene, NH. This event helps build awareness to diffuse the stigma of baldness associated with illness and raise funds to honor and support local patients in cancer treatment. Don’t wait! Individuals and teams are encouraged to register today to begin their fundraising. To participate or donate visit
bald-is-beautiful.org.

All individuals are welcome to become involved in this inspiring event. Sports teams, school classes, local businesses and other groups are also encouraged to participate within the team category. Business teams are classified in two categories: large (+20 employees) and small (less than 20 employees) and friendly competition is encouraged. Those choosing to go bald have the shaving done during the event on May 7th. Shaving services are provided by MJD & Co Hair Design.  Prizes will be awarded to the top fundraising individuals and top teams. To learn more, please visit: bald-is-beautiful.org

All proceeds of the event support the Patient Relief and Cancer Care Fund, established to provide financial assistance to local patients receiving care at the Kingsbury Pavilion who have difficulty covering daily living costs like gas, heating fuel, and groceries. Funds raised through Bald is Beautiful allow the Kingsbury Pavilion to extend its reach of care beyond the hospital walls, where the real healing begins. In addition, donations allow the purchase of equipment and items for patient comfort at the Kingsbury Pavilion, such as television monitors for chemotherapy infusion chairs, and blanket warmers. Donations are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. Sponsors to date include: MJD & Co Hair design, Savings Bank of Walpole, Paul Mitchell Northern New England, CVS Pharmacy, The Mountain, Deep Roots Massage, Brady Sullivan Properties, Scott Hussey Photography, GemGraphics, and The Toadstool Bookshop. Media Sponsors include Monadnock Radio Group, The Monadnock Shopper News, and The Keene Sentinel.
About Cheshire Medical Center/Dartmouth-Hitchcock Keene

Cheshire Medical Center/Dartmouth-Hitchcock Keene is a nonprofit community hospital and clinic with a mission to lead our community to become the nation's healthiest through our clinical and service excellence, collaboration, and compassion for every patient, every time. Founded by CMC/DHK, Healthy Monadnock 2020 is a community-wide health initiative designed to actively engage the citizens of Cheshire County in the process of becoming the nation's healthiest community by 2020. Cheshire Medical Center is a Dartmouth-Hitchcock affiliate hospital. To learn more, call (603) 354-5400 or visit cheshiremed.org.