MIDDLETON, Wis., April 7, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Each year cancer touches so many of our lives, and it kills more children in the United States than any other disease. At 6:00 PM on Tuesday, April 15th, the second annual event in Middleton, Wisconsin will see over 38 people from six companies participate, raising funds for life-saving cancer research. These brave participants will be led to a stage at Cheeseburger in Paradise, 1601 Aspen Commons in Greenway Station, to have their heads shaved in support of children undergoing treatment by members of the University of Wisconsin Marching Band, and "Grand Marshals" -- University of Wisconsin Mascot Bucky Badger, and Dr. Diane Puccetti of UW School of Medicine & American Family Children's Hospital's Division of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology.
"Shavees" include employees and executives from Capitol Insurance Companies, Liberty Mutual Group, Stark Company Realtors, Wyde Solutions, CGI, and Cheeseburger in Paradise.
Support for this brave group may be shown by visiting the St. Baldrick's Foundation website at http://www.stbaldricks.org, or calling 1-888-899-BALD. On the website you can select a picture of one of our "shavees" or simply donate to the Team.
And if you are in the area, please join us on April 15th for an evening of fun for a great cause!
Proud Supporters, in alphabetical order, include:
Ad Press of Middleton; American Family Children's Hospital Division of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology; Baby Rocket Band; Benfield Group; Cheeseburger in Paradise; Cost Cutters; General Casualty; Greenway Station; Guy Carpenter & Company, LLC; Jewelers Mutual Insurance Company; Keva Sports Center; The Lucas Cates Band; M3 - Mortenson, Matzelle & Meldrum; Mad City Power Sports; Middleton Fire Department; NBC15; Perr & Knight; Savoir Faire Gifts; Singer/Songwriter Mark Croft; STAR Country - 96.3 and John & Tammy Mornings; The Dairyland CPCU Society; The North Central Group (Including Middleton's Courtyard by Marriott, Fairfield Inn & Suites, Residence Inn, Hilton Garden Inn); University of Wisconsin Marching Band; University of Wisconsin School of Medicine
About the St. Baldrick's Foundation
The mission of the St. Baldrick's Foundation is to raise awareness and
funds to cure kids' cancer by supporting cancer research and fellowships.
Since its inception in 2000, St. Baldrick's has raised more than $34
million for the cause, shaving over 46,000 heads in 46 states and 18
For information regarding this release, please contact:
Capitol Insurance Companies
St. Baldrick's Foundation
626-792-8247, ext. 16
St. Baldrick's Foundation
626-792-8247, ext. 17
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|SOURCE Capitol Insurance Companies|
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