Feb. 1, 2002 AU Insider :
Meanwhile, Karen Wong, Manager, CLC, sends on the following note:
“Bushwoman Bonnie” shaves for kids!
Bonnie Nahornick has a big heart, especially for kids. She also has a lot of hair which she has decided to shave and donate to Wigs for Kids, a division of the Canadian Cancer Society. Wigs for Kids takes hair – yes, even grey hair – colours it and makes wigs for kids with cancer. For those who remember Bonnie with the short, cropped hair this photo no doubt comes as a hair-raising surprise. If anyone in Athabasca, Edmonton, or St. Albert is interest in donating their locks to Wigs for Kids, Bonnie issues the challenge to one and all.
We have secured the services of an AU Alumni who happens to be one of Calgary’s finest (police officers that is) to actually do the shearing. We’ll keep you posted on when this charity event actually takes place. And of course photos to follow.
You are invited to The Hair Shaving Event : Tuesday, April 2, 2002 at: Athabasca University – Calgary Office – 3rd Floor, 1040 – 7 Ave SW Time: 12:15 pm is when the hair will be removed. Please arrive at noon or earlier. RSVP to: Bonnie Nahornick at 298-2901 or via email at: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you wish to sponsor Bonnie (funds are being collected for the Canadian Cancer Society), please note that cheques can be post-dated for April 2, 2002 (cheques made out to the Canadian Cancer Society, please!) It’s possible to donate by cheque, cash and/or charge card (all are welcomed – Visa, MasterCard or American Express).
Please see Bonnie and/or other Athabasca University staff (to be announced in a future issue of the AU Insider) for the names of other staff who are collecting donations for this worthy cause. Official Income Tax Receipts will be issued on donations over $ 10.00. Thanks.
The hair will be donated to Wigs for Kids … http://www.wigsforkids.org/
Wigs for Kids is a not-for-profit organization providing hair replacement solutions for children affected by hair loss due to chemotherapy, alopecia, burns and other medical conditions.