Time to Brave the Shave

The Kent Island Bay Times - - Senior Satellite -

St. Baldrick’s Foun­da­tion is a char­ity that funds grants for child­hood can­cer re­search through head-shav­ing events and other fundrais­ers, so kids with can­cer can live long, healthy lives. B.J. Duty of Centreville has been par­tic­i­pat­ing in St. Baldrick’s events for 10 years and has or­ga­nized the lo­cal Brave the Shave event for the past five years. Dur­ing that time, the Queen Anne’s County ef­fort has raised more than $40,000 for child­hood can­cer re­search. This year’s fundraiser was held March 4 at Rams Head Shore House in Stevensville.

Hair stylist/barber Con­nie Dill, owner of Town Buzz Bar­ber­shop in Centreville, works on shav­ing off the beard off Chuck Col­lier of Queen­stown dur­ing the 5th an­nual St. Baldrick’s fundraiser for chil­dren’s can­cer re­search, Sun­day af­ter­noon, March 4. The...

PHO­TOS BY DOUG BISHOP

From the left, Tan­gles Hair Stu­dio bar­bers Mad­die Smel­gus and Sharr Can­ter, shave the heads of Heath Duty, 5 of Centreville, and Joey Grinder, 7, of Church Hill, Sun­day af­ter­noon, March 4, dur­ing the St. Baldrick’s Foun­da­tion fundraiser to ben­e­fit...

Joey Grinder, 7, of Church Hill, was the top in­di­vid­ual fundraiser in Queen Anne’s County this year for the 5th an­nual St. Baldrick’s Foun­da­tion ben­e­fit for chil­dren’s can­cer re­search. Pic­tured with Joey (wear­ing his medal), from the left, event em­cee...

St. Baldrick’s event or­ga­nizer B.J. Duty gets his head shaved Sun­day af­ter­noon, March 4, by lo­cal hair stylist Katie Hill at Rams Head Shore House in Stevensville.

From the left, stand­ing, lo­cal hair stylist Katie Hill guides young­ster Dar­ren Leonard, 8, of Church Hill, as he be­gins shav­ing the head of St. Baldrick’s event or­ga­nizer B.J. Duty of Centreville. Dar­ren has had a slow mov­ing type of brain can­cer...

From the left, lo­cal hair stylists Katie Hill and Con­nie Dill shave the heads of Jesse Free­man of Centreville and Chuck Col­lier of Queen­stown.

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