Scenes From LAFD’s St. Baldricks Hair Shaving Event

BEFORE: The Los Alamos Fire Department hosted its third annual St. Baldricks head shaving fundraiser to help fight childhood cancer, Tuesday at Fuller Lodge. Among the many firefighters, community members and local officials taking part in the event were from left, Terry Salazar of Zia Commercial Realty, Los Alamos County Economic Vitality Administrator Greg Fisher and County Councilor Rick Reiss who formed a team and together raised $450 from family, friends and their own piggy banks. ‘We did it for this important cause and for the Los Alamos Firefighters,’ Reiss said. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

AFTER: Showing off their bald heads and Dream Big t-shirts from left, Terry Salazar, Greg Fisher and Rick Reiss show off their bald heads. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

LAFD Capt. Micah Brittelle gets a hug from his daughter Haiden, after he got his hair shaved off at Tuesday morning’s fundraising event. The St. Baldrick’s Foundation is a volunteer-driven charity that funds more in childhood cancer research grants than any organization except the U.S. government. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Lauren Bucklin, 23, was the sole woman to get her hair shaved at Tuesday’s event. She is a kindergarten IA and YMCA After School site manager at Barranca Elementary. Bucklin previously participated in a hair shaving St. Baldricks event in 2011 in Albuquerque. Photo by Leslie Bucklin

Lauren Bucklin gives up her hair Tuesday to help fight childhood cancer. She previously participated in a hair shaving St. Baldricks event in 2011 in Albuquerque. Photo by Leslie Bucklin

Chief Francisco Martinez goes under the shears to help fight childhoon cancer. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Capt. Joseph Candelaria gets a kick out of his close shave. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Cadet Michael Paxon participates in the event. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Special LAFD T-shirts donated by Local 3279 Firefighters Union were on sale at the event. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Los Alamos County Councilor Rick Reiss said Tuesday was the first time he ever had his hair shaved. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Tuesday’s event also was the first time Terry Salazar had his hair shaved. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

The was a first time hair shaving for Greg Fisher as well. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Firefighters host a barbeque during Tuesday’s event. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

 

 

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