Schools come out in support of Annual Hair Massacure event

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Morinville Public Elementary School held their first head shave event in support of the Annual Hair Massacure Friday and raised $12,161.21 for the cause. Twelve students, two parents, the school Principal and Councillor Stephen Dafoe had their heads shaved for the event before a gynasium packed with parents, family members, students and staff. Edmonton Eskimos Matthew O’Donnell, Nate Coehoorn and Calvin McCarty were among the guests and played some games with students.

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Student Benjamin Borthwick raised more than $1,600 in pledges for the event.

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Principal Wayne Rufiange promised to get shaved if his school could raise $10,000.

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Councillor Stephen Dafoe gets a close shave from Barrhead-Morinville-Westlock MLA Maureen Kubinec.

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Primeau students held the 6th Annual Box Lunch Social, an event where 65 lunches were bought and sold, feeding 234 staff and students. The more than $1,600 raised from the event will be donated to the Hair Massacure. Mrs. Peggy Dugan was hoping they could beat the $1,108 last year. This year the boys made the lunches and the girls did the bidding.

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