Monday, June 19, 2017

St. Baldrick's Day is June 24 in the Grand Valley

Childhood cancer is the number one cause of death by disease of children in the United States. Worldwide, over 160,000 children are diagnosed with cancer each year.

Chairman of the Board of County Commissioners Scott McInnis, left, Jim Hamlin, Robyn Carmine, Commissioner Rose Pugliese, Commissioner John Justman, and Harriet Carmine.

The Board of Mesa County Commissioners proclaimed Saturday, June 24 as St. Baldrick's Day.

The St. Baldrick's Foundation is the largest volunteer-driven charity to funding research to find cures for childhood cancers.
St. Baldrick's Foundation members Jim Hamlin, Robyn Carmine and Harriet Carmine. accept the St. Baldrick's Day proclamation in public hearing.

Read the full proclamation here.

Mesa County calls upon residents to recognize the seriousness of childhood cancers and the exemplary work of the St. Baldrick's Foundation.

Join us at the 6th Annual Grand Junction Head Shaving Event on June 24, at the Lincoln Park Barn, 910 N 12th St.

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