March 11, 2010 (RALEIGH, NC) – Lather Hair Salon is gearing up the clippers to create a lot of bald heads this weekend as willing participants show their solidarity with children undergoing chemotherapy. Stylists from Lather will be on hand at Lynnwood Grill on Sunday, March 14, from 1-5 p.m. to donate their time and “buzz” techniques for “Shaving the Way to Conquer Kids’ Cancer,” the annual fundraiser for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation.
Last year, over 100 people – men and women – participated in the Lynnwood Grill event, where the Lather stylists set up on the restaurant’s porch to help raise over $26,000.
“We’re hoping for even more this year,” said Lather’s owner and senior stylist, Jessica Williams, who pointed out that the goal is to raise $40,000 this year.
St. Baldrick’s events are held each March in various Raleigh locations and across the nation to raise money for children’s cancer research. The St. Baldrick’s Foundation uses the money to fund more childhood cancer research grants than any organization other than the United States Government.
“It’s a wonderful cause and a wonderful opportunity for our salon to give back to our community,” said Williams, who also noted that her upscale salon seldom gets the chance to perform full head shaves. “It’s fun to play barber for a day!”
Lynnwood Grill is located off Glenwood Avenue/Highway 70 West next to the Raleigh Grand Theater. For more information on The St. Baldrick’s Foundation, visit www.stbalddricks.org.
For more information on Lather Hair Salon, go to www.latherhairsalonnc.com.
About Lather Hair Salon:
Lather Hair Salon is a full-service, upscale salon specializing in color, cuts, waxing, deep conditioning treatments, shine glossing, perms, anti-curl treatments, and both trendy and classic styling. The salon was recently named one of the best salons in Raleigh by American Salon magazine. Lather also offers special wedding party services both in-salon or on location, and the stylists maintain “Hair Academy 101,” an on-going blog on hair care, styling, products, and DIY techniques. Lather Hair Salon is also available on Facebook and through Citysearch. For more information, visit www.latherhairsalonnc.com or call 919-792-0715.