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New York-New York St. Baldrick’s Event Raises $53,000 for Childhood Cancer Research

March 5, 2013 by  



Angel Porrino and Dancing Queen
On Saturday, March 2, courageous people across Las Vegas made a bold move in the fight against cancer by shaving their heads for New York-New York Hotel & Casino’s fourth annual St. Baldrick’s Day event (Pictured: Angel Porrino and Dancing Queen – Photo credit: David Tingey)

Jersey Boys Graham Fenton with shavee

Jersey Boys Graham Fenton with shavee

Photo credit: David Tingey.

With the support of the community, New York-New York and Nine Fine Irishmen were able to raise $53,000 to fund childhood cancer research for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation.

Spazmatics

Spazmatics

Photo credit: David Tingey.

Guests enjoyed a heartfelt and fun-filled day on the Brooklyn Bridge with family-friendly activities like face painting, raffles and live performances by bands like the Spazmatics.

NFI Chef David Suppe and participants

NFI Chef David Suppe and participants

Photo credit: David Tingey.

The excitement continued late into the night with local entertainers including the Jersey Boys, Rock of Ages cast, members of Dancing Queen/Broadway Celebration,  Angel Porrino of Absinthe and more lending their support for the cause by volunteering as celebrity head shavers.

The Bonner Boys

The Bonner Boys

Photo credit: David Tingey.

St. Baldricks Marquee

St. Baldricks Marquee

Photo credit: David Tingey.

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