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FGCU Center for Civic Engagement Presents Annual 'Locks of Love' Event Feb. 13
2/1/2006

WHO     FGCU Center for Civic Engagement, for the public

WHAT     "Locks of Love" event to benefit the nonprofit organization Locks of Love. The event provides free haircuts with a donation of 10 inches or more of healthy hair. Donors with fewer than 10 inches of hair can donate $10 for a haircut. Manicurists and chair massages are available as well as a number of raffle items. The salon partner sponsoring this year's event by providing stylists, manicurists and certificates for services include The Touch Spa and Salon.

WHEN     10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 13

WHERE     Student Union Lobby

WHY     The event gathers donations of hair and financial support for Locks of Love, a nationally recognized nonprofit organization based in Lake Worth, Fla., that provides custom-fitted hairpieces to financially disadvantaged children with medical hair loss. Founded in 1997, the organization has helped over 1,000 children. The prosthetics are provided for free or on a sliding scale by financial need. More information about Locks of Love is available at .

COST     Free for haircuts of 10 inches or more of hair, and $10 for haircuts of less than 10 inches

CONTACT     Rose McGahee at (239) 590-7958 or rmcgahee@fgcu.edu

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