Shave to Save Committee, with the help of the VCSA, again organized
an event that ended up raising another six thousand dollars towards
breast cancer research.
year's event took place in October, 2005 in the Student Mall, 1st
floor F Building during which the three members of the committee
had their heads shaved by La
Coupe, one of our sponsors.
were broadcast live by radio station MIX
96 and we were graced with the presence of radio personalities
"André in the Afternoon" (André Maisonneuve) and
Nadia Lawand, not to mention hundreds of supporters from Vanier.
We wish to
thank you again for helping us work towards a cure for breast cancer.
Both women and men are affected by this disease. By participating
in the Shave to Save event, we feel that we were able to raise
awareness within the Vanier community as well as make a concrete contribution
to help in the fight against this killer that affects us all in one way
SHAVE TO SAVE VOLUNTEERS BEFORE BEING SHAVED
to right: Phil Tomlinson, Catherine Varvaro and Mary
Johnson pose for one last group shot before taking the chair...
PHOTOS TAKEN AT THE EVENT
To the cheering of
the crowd, Phil Tomlinson gets the close shave from the hairdresser from
Next, it's Catherine
Varvaro's turn to do her part for breast cancer research.
education teacher Mary Johnson is the last to be shaved.
Left to right: Phil,
Catherine and Mary pose with the $6000 cheque they helped raise. Behind
them we can see
announcer Andre Maisonneuve ("André in the Afternoon")
and MIX 96 Promotions Coordinator Nadia Lawand.
For more info
on this event as well as more photos, you can click to
read the article that appeared in The Echo
Online of November 2005
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