St. Baldrick’s a record-breaking success

NORWICH – More than 200 community members gathered Saturday evening for the sixth annual St. Baldrick’s fundraiser, which collected over $30,000 in donations, a new local record in both attendance and moneys raised, according to organizer Tracy Chawgo.

Since its inception in 2000, the national foundation has raised over $74 million towards childhood cancer research, challenging participants to gather donations in return for shaving their heads, according to

“It’s such a blast every year,” said Master of Ceremonies Jeff Steward. “Everyone just opens their hearts and their wallets and we certainly appreciate that.”

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