Celebrities shave Fox family heads



    Editors Note: Photos to follow

    VANCOUVER, Sept. 5 /CNW/ - Today, there are five fewer Canadians with
hair as Terry Fox's family had their heads shaved at Vancouver General
Hospital in support of cancer research. The event featured celebrity barbers
music mogul David Foster, broadcaster Vicki Gabereau, Vancouver Canuck Trevor
Lindon, business leader Jimmy Pattison and actress Joely Collins, daughter of
singer Phil Collins. The event host was radio/TV personality Terry David
Mulligan.
    Terry Fox's parents, Rolly and Betty, along with brothers Fred and
Darrell, and sister Judi, had their heads shaved in support of The Great
Canadian Head Shave, a new nationally coordinated event organized by The Terry
Fox Foundation to raise funds for cancer research. More than 1000 Canadians
are expected to take part in the Great Canadian Head Shave on Friday,
September 14th at locations across Canada. Today's event was featured as a
live webcast and is available for download at www.terryfoxrun.org. There is
still time for people to register to participate in the Great Canadian Head
Shave by calling 1.888.836.9786 or online at www.terryfoxrun.org.

    The Great Canadian Head Shave is the premiere event of the first annual
Terry Fox at Work Day, a new workplace-based opportunity to raise funds for
cancer research. For more information or to donate, visit www.terryfoxrun.org.

    /NOTE TO PHOTO EDITORS: A photo accompanying this release is available on
    the CNW Photo Network and archived at http://photos.newswire.ca.
    Additional archived images are also available on the CNW Photo Archive
    website at http://photos.newswire.ca. Images are free to accredited
    members of the media/




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