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‘Brave the Shave’ event in Nevada City raised funds for pediatric cancer research

A total of 35 people volunteered to shave their heads at the April 13 “Brave the Shave” event, raising over $8,500 in one day for children’s cancer research. Held at the ‘Ol Republic Brewery in Nevada City, the event’s proceeds added to a grand total of $55,000 raised over four years for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation. The event was organized by Nevada County Firefighters Local 3800 and spearheaded by Capt. Patrick Sullivan of Nevada County Consolidated Fire District Station 84. Top “shavees” included Sean Painter, who raised $766; Sara Sullivan, $613; Jon Pitts, $604; and Matt Schaake, $534. The Golden Era Lounge aslo gave a $500 donation towards the event. Online donations are still being accepted at https://www.stbaldricks.org/events/OlRepublic2019.
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A total of 35 people volunteered to shave their heads at the April 13 “Brave the Shave” event, raising over $8,500 in one day for children’s cancer research. Held at the ‘Ol Republic Brewery in Nevada City, the event’s proceeds added to a grand total of $55,000 raised over four years for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation. The event was organized by Nevada County Firefighters Local 3800 and spearheaded by Capt. Patrick Sullivan of Nevada County Consolidated Fire District Station 84. Top “shavees” included Sean Painter, who raised $766; Sara Sullivan, $613; Jon Pitts, $604; and Matt Schaake, $534. The Golden Era Lounge aslo gave a $500 donation towards the event. Online donations are still being accepted at https://www.stbaldricks.org/events/OlRepublic2019.


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