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Mangano: Nassau County Police Department’s Third Precinct to Host St. Baldrick’s Event

Head-Shaving Event to Raise Funds for Childhood Cancer Research

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced that members of the Nassau County Police Department’s Third Precinct will be hosting a St. Baldrick’s event in conjunction with the Village of New Hyde Park and surrounding areas for the 4th year in a row!  This year’s St. Baldrick’s event will take place on Wednesday, March 28, 2012 at 4:00 p.m. at Marcus Christ Hall located at 1420 Jericho Turnpike in New Hyde Park.  Please be a hero for kids with cancer and join in this St. Baldrick’s event, whether you decide to shave your head, volunteer, or donate.  To donate to the NCPD’s Third Precinct St. Baldrick’s event, please visit: http://www.stbaldricks.org/events/NCPD.

“I am proud that the Nassau County Police Department’s Third Precinct has been a participant in this wonderful event for the last few years,” said County Executive Mangano.  “I know that each one of participants and donors are happy to do what they can to help find cure for children’s cancer.”

About the St. Baldrick’s Foundation

The St. Baldrick’s Foundation is a volunteer-driven charity committed to funding the most promising research to find cures for childhood cancers and give survivors long and healthy lives.  The Foundation funds more in childhood cancer research grants than any organization except the U.S. government.  St. Baldrick’s funds are granted to some of the most brilliant childhood cancer research experts in the world and to younger professionals who will be the experts of tomorrow.  Funds awarded also enable hundreds of local institutions to participate in national pediatric cancer clinical trials, a child’s best hope for a cure. Since the Foundation’s first grants as an independent charity in 2005, St. Baldrick’s has funded more than $76 million in childhood cancer research.  For more information about the St. Baldrick’s Foundation please call: 1 (888) 899 – BALD or visit: www.StBaldricks.org.