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Salon hosts blow-dry event to raise money for camp serving kids with cancer

January
13

Salon O in Greenwich, Conn., will host a “blow-dry” fundraising event from 10 a.m.  to 3 p.m. on Jan. 27  with all the proceeds to benefit Sunrise Day Camp at Pearl River.

Sunrise Day Camp is a summer day camp dedicated to children with cancer and their siblings.  Attendance at the camp is fee of charge. Located on 95 acres in the Henry Kaufman Campgrounds in Pearl River, Sunrise Day Camp and its partner camp, Sunrise Day Camp Long Island, located in Wheatley Heights, are the only full summer camps in the country dedicated to children with cancer, according to a press release from the JCC of Northern Westchester.

“Love your hair, Show you care” captures the sentiments of the staff and owners of Salon O, according to salon general manager, Courtney Doros.  Ten of Salon O’s hair stylists have dedicated their day off in order to ensure the success of this event.  Crush Wine Bar will be providing hor d’oeuvres and beverages.  The salon is located at 239 Mill Street in Greenwich.

“One of our customers told us about Sunrise Day Camp and we were so humbled hearing about it,” said Omar Roth, one of the salon’s owners. “We wanted to do something to lend our support and raise the money needed to send children with cancer in our area to this camp. ”

Campers at Camp Sunrise.

Campers at Camp Sunrise.

All of the proceeds will be donated to Sunrise Day Camp at Pearl River.

For more information about this event and to make an appointment contact Salon O at (203) 531-3000 or www.salono.net. Space is limited. Blow-dry appointments are $100 and only cash or checks will be accepted.

Sunrise Day Camp at Pearl River is a program of the Rosenthal JCC in collaboration with the Barry and Florence Friedberg JCC.   For more information about or to make a donation to Sunrise Day Camp at Pearl River, visit www.rosenthaljcc.org/sunrise or www.sunrisedaycamp.org.  Contact Alison Rubin at arubin@rosenthaljcc.org, 914-741-0333 extension 23 or Bonnie Gould at bgould@friedbergjcc.org or 516-634-4143.

 

Posted by Robert Brum on Monday, January 13th, 2014 at 6:47 pm |