St. Baldrick’s event April 27
St. Baldrick’s Foundation event: A fundraiser for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation will be held on April 27 at the West 94th St. Pub in the Woodcroft Shopping Center to support pediatric cancer research.
Members of 10 teams as well as individuals are expected to shave their heads at an event at the shopping center to show support for children with cancer, as well as to raise money for the foundation. There also are additional volunteers who are helping to raise money.
Participants are slated to include students from the “Bethesda Baldies” team of elementary and middle school students from Bethesda Christian Academy, according to a news release, as well as the Class of 2013 Duke Physician Assistants. The “Blue Devil Baldies,” are expecting to participate with a team of 20 people, more than half of them women, along with 45 volunteers. They are looking to raise $30,000.
The event will be from noon to 5 p.m. April 27. It will include music, a silent auction and raffle for prizes donated by local merchants. There will be activities for children such as entertainment from Mr. Rainbow the Clown, inflatables, face painting, and a piñata area sponsored by Bandido’s Mexican Café.
Stylists from Studio K Salon and Bella Trio Day Spa, as well as stylist Meredith Rigsbee, will be on-site to shave the heads of volunteers.
West 94th St. Pub will offer a special food menu and will donate a portion of its proceeds to St. Baldrick’s. To participate, volunteer or to make a donation, go to the website at www.stbaldricks.org/events/mypage/5619/2013.
Craft store to hold fundraiser: A.C. Moore Arts & Crafts Inc. is holding an in-store campaign to raise money for Easter Seals, a nonprofit provider of services for people with autism, to support autism screenings and services. In conjunction with the fundraiser, the company will hold a free craft event.
From 1 to 3 p.m. on April 20, the company’s stores will hold a free “make and take” event. Children can create a foam name sign.
The company will be collecting $1 donations for Easter Seals through April 27 at checkout. The money raised will support an initiative that offers free online development screenings, early intervention, and autism services.
Easter Seals provides services for people with autism as well as for those with developmental disabilities, physical disabilities and other special needs.
There is an A.C. Moore in Durham at 3615 Witherspoon Blvd., No. 107, in Durham.
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