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5th Annual Bald is Beautiful Cancer Fundraiser - Saturday, April 27th, 2013

April 10, 2013
Keene, NH

Bald Is Beautiful

Fundraising event to support local patients living with cancer.

Norris Cotton Cancer Center - Kingsbury Pavilion of Cheshire Medical Center/Dartmouth-Hitchcock Keene is pleased to announce the fifth annual Bald is Beautiful fundraising event on Saturday, April 27th from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. at MJD & Co Hair Design, 341 West Street in Keene, NH. This event helps raise funds to honor and support local patients living with cancer. Show your support by registering and donating today at www.bald-is-beautiful.org and attend the event for a day full of fun activities.

All individuals are welcome to become involved in this inspiring event. Sports teams, school classes, local businesses and other groups are 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. Each participant’s commitment to gather donations from sponsors will support those receiving care at the Norris Cotton Cancer Center - Kingsbury Pavilion and all registered individuals have the option to shave their head (or not) during the event on April 27th. Shaving services are graciously provided by MJD & Co Hair Design and prizes will be awarded to the top fundraising individuals and top teams. To learn more, register to become a participant, or donate online, please visit: www.bald-is-beautiful.org

All proceeds will benefit the Patient Relief and Cancer Care Funds of Cheshire Health Foundation, a non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization of Cheshire Medical Center/Dartmouth-Hitchcock Keene. The Patient Relief fund was established to provide financial support and assistance to local patients living with cancer who find difficulty in covering daily living costs like gas, heating fuel, and groceries. In addition, tax-deductible donations will allow the purchase of vital equipment for the local, non-profit cancer treatment center, such as television monitors for chemotherapy infusion chairs, blanket warmers and other items. Donations may be tax deductible to extent allowed by law. Sponsors include: CVS Pharmacy, MJD & Co Hair design, Savings Bank of Walpole, and Paul Mitchell Northern New England.

For additional information about Bald is Beautiful, please contact our Development Office at 603-354-5454 x2138.

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, Vision 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. To learn more, call 603-354-5400 or visit cheshiremed.org.

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