More than five dozen fire company members and their families have signed up to shave their heads today for St. Baldrick's Day to raise money and awareness to fight cancer. Find out how you can help.
St. Baldrick's Day
Saturday, March 23, 2013
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Losing hair, gaining on cancer.
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
More than five dozen fire company members and their families have signed up to shave their heads on March 24 for St. Baldrick's Day to raise money and awareness to fight cancer.
For Debbie Simone, the fight against cancer is personal. "We have two little kids in Blackwood with cancer that are hosting our event this year," said Simone, the president of the auxiliary of the Blackwood Fire Company in Gloucester Township. "It hits close to home. My 69-year-old mother-in-law is going to get her head shaved to honor her daughter, my sister-in-law, who lost her battle with cancer last year. She was just 45." The Blackwood and Chews Landing fire companies and the Reliance Fire Company of Woodstown are sponsoring a St. Baldrick's Day event in Gloucester Township on March 24 to raise money for pediatric cancer research and raise awareness about the challenges cancer patients face, especially children with cancer. "We have …