Navigation Links
What Would You Look Like Bald? Like a Hero to Kids With Cancer, Says the St. Baldrick's Foundation
Date:4/7/2008

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 countries worldwide!

For information regarding this release, please contact:

Capitol Insurance Companies

John Black

608-829-4200

jblack@capitol.net

St. Baldrick's Foundation

Joseph Kelly

626-792-8247, ext. 16

joseph@stbaldricks.org

St. Baldrick's Foundation

Rachel Black

626-792-8247, ext. 17

Rachel@stbaldricks.org

This release was issued through eReleases(TM). For more information, visit http://www.ereleases.com.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Capitol Insurance Companies
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. More than 10,000 Medicare Patients in Montana Could Be Hit by Proposed Cuts to Home Oxygen Therapy; Access to Power Wheelchairs Would Also Decrease
2. Would Your Home Receive a Passing Grade in Health Care Check-Up?
3. Voters Deserve to Know: Would Giuliani, McCain, Romney and Thompson Stand with Bush and Veto Childrens Health Care?
4. Does your Child or Spouse have an Eating Disorder? If They Did, Would You Know?
5. Malaria product portfolio would benefit from greater cohesion amongst stakeholders
6. Which intervention would do the most to improve the health of the extreme poor?
7. Report: Medicare-Administered Drug Benefit Would be More Affordable, Comprehensive, Stable than Current Private Insurance-Run Drug Benefit
8. New Bill Would Improve Services to Lung Patients
9. Children would need different medical care in wake of dirty bomb
10. FDA petition would protect public from dangerous drugs
11. World Vision Index of Concern: Half of Americans Surveyed Said They Would Be Willing to Pay More Taxes to Combat AIDS
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/27/2017)... ... June 27, 2017 , ... Nearly 70 ... survey data released today by the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery ... the percentage of consumers considering a cosmetic medical procedure has doubled since 2013. ...
(Date:6/27/2017)... ... June 27, 2017 , ... Building on the ... Louisiana became the sixth state to pass legislation which ensures that children can ... signature, Louisiana joins the states of Alabama, Arizona, Florida, Utah and Washington who ...
(Date:6/27/2017)... York, NY (PRWEB) , ... June 27, 2017 ... ... and marketing experts to contribute to an upcoming case studies guidebook. This guidebook ... her organization. , This book will include articles, case studies and how-to’s that ...
(Date:6/27/2017)... ... June 27, 2017 , ... Today, June 27th is PTSD Awareness Day. ... than 20% will receive adequate care due to lack of effective treatments, fear of ... at all. And left untreated, veterans are at an increased risk for self-destructive behavior, ...
(Date:6/26/2017)... ... 2017 , ... Antoine Dental Center is now offering various types of dental implants ... as a support for prosthetic teeth, such as crowns, bridges, or dentures. An implant is ... sturdy, lasting new root for the tooth. , Several types of dental implants are ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/16/2017)... Datascope Corp. is voluntarily performing a worldwide field correction of certain Intra-Aortic Balloon ... ... CS100i ... 0998-UC-0446HXX; 0998-UC-0479HXX 0998-00-3013-XX;  0998-UC-3013-XX 0998-00-3023-XX;  ... This field correction also applies to any System 98 ...
(Date:6/13/2017)... Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc. (NYSE and SIX: ZBH), ... U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has notified the Company ... its Zhejiang, China manufacturing facility has ... successful clearance of the Warning Letter related to our ... measure of the progress we have made in our ongoing ...
(Date:6/9/2017)... and INDIANAPOLIS , June 9, 2017 ... with diabetes. In a further effort to help spread ... by this condition, the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) and ... have come together for the second phase of the ... programme (BRIDGES 2), reaffirming their commitment to helping people ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: