CROWN POINT | During the St. Patrick's Day corned beef and cabbage dinner, the small bay will serve as the registered St. Baldrick’s Day venue in Crown Point this year from noon-4 p.m. Each participant or “shavee” quests to raise the highest amount of funding possible for life-saving researc…
HAMMOND | Horseshoe Casino held its first-ever St. Baldrick's campaign this month, supporting one of the top volunteer-driven charities committed to funding the most promising research to find cures for childhood cancers and give survivors long and healthy lives.
Zingo players Sue Obajtek, of Chicago's Hegewisch neighborhood; T.J. Piotrowski, of Portage; Jerry Obajtek, of Hegewisch; Jennifer Piotrowski, of Portage, and Karen Waszak, of Calumet City, wait for their numbers to be called at the Zingo benefit March 18 at the Amvets post in Burnham.
CROWN POINT | Lake County Sheriff's Department officers along with local community members have come together to support the Northwest Indiana Cancer Kids and St. Baldrick's Foundations.
Barber Eric Dennehe shaves the head of Stephen Ray, of Munster, at the Hammond Helping Children St. Baldrick's event Friday in honor of Katie Crandol at the central fire station.
Fire Chief Jeff Smith poses with Katie Crandol at the Hammond Helping Children St. Baldrick's event Friday in honor of Crandol at the central fire station. Crandol shaved Smith's hair during the event.
People record video and take pictures of the Hammond Helping Children St. Baldrick's event Friday at the city's central fire station.
Stylists Ruth Shirk, left, and Meagan Wheeler shave the heads of Rich Castro, left, and Marty Goldman at the Hammond Helping Children St. Baldrick's event.
Hair piles up around the feet of barber Eric Dennehe at the Hammond Helping Children St. Baldrick's event at the city's central fire station.
HAMMOND | The Cavalier Inn, 735 Gostlin Street, Hammond, Indiana is hosting a St. Baldrick's event on March 17 from 2-5 p.m. Eight men and women have signed up to shave their heads including Wally Kasprzycki proprietor of the Cavalier Inn.
Every March, region residents go bald for St. Baldrick's. This year, Crown Point Mayor David Uran, Hammond Fire Chief Jeff Smith and Valparaiso University President Mark Heckler are among the local dignitaries signing up to get their heads shaved in support of children battling cancer.
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Hammond Fire Chief Jeff Smith poses with Katie Crandol, the daughter of a Hammond firefighter, at the Hammond Central Fire Station. Crandol will be shaving Smith's head as part of the upcoming St. Baldrick's fundraising event.
HAMMOND | According to St. Baldrick's cancer research, each year 160,000 children are diagnosed with the disease and it remains the leading cause of death of youth in the United States and Canada.
Bishop Noll Institute conquers kids' cancer by participating in a St. Baldrick's event. Their efforts raised thousands for the St. Baldrick's Foundation.
HAMMOND | The Hammond Fire Department will hold a St. Baldrick's fundraiser from 4 to 7 p.m. March 16 at Central Fire Station, 6110 Calumet Ave.
WHITING | The Whiting Cares event to benefit St. Baldrick's is set for March 31 at Center Lounge, 1312 119th St.
CROWN POINT | The city is expecting a record turnout for this year's annual St. Patrick's Day Parade on March 17.
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