Police Chief Bill Blair and Deputy Chief Kim Derry shave their way to a cure



    
    Yorkdale Shopping Centre hosts 13th annual North York Cops for Cancer
    event on May 9
    

    TORONTO, May 9 /CNW/ - Since 1994, Canadian police officers have
volunteered to bare it all by shaving their heads in support of the Canadian
Cancer Society at Cops for Cancer events across the country. To date, this
event has raised more than $485,000 in Toronto alone to fund essential cancer
research, support and advocacy programs.
    This year, Toronto Police Chief Bill Blair and Deputy Chief Kim Derry -
together with other participants - will have their heads shaved with the help
of Toronto Police Auxiliary officers. Yorkdale will match $5,000 of funds
raised by Chief Blair, whose goal is to raise a total of $10,000! The event
takes place at Yorkdale Shopping Centre on Saturday, May 9.
    Join us to cheer on the brave volunteers as they shave their way to a
cure!

    
    What:     North York Cops for Cancer 13th annual event for the Canadian
              Cancer Society

    When:     Saturday, May 9, 2009

              1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

              Toronto Police Chief Bill Blair and Deputy Chief Kim Derry will
              have their heads shaved at approximately 1 p.m.

    Where:    Yorkdale Shopping Centre, Centre Court by Bikini Village

    Who:      Toronto Police Chief Bill Blair and Deputy Chief Kim Derry

              Yorkdale's general manager, Anthony Casalanguida will be
              presented with the Canadian Cancer Society Corporate Partner
              award

              Toronto Police Motorcycles, K9 Officers and dogs and a pipe
              band
    





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For further information: Michelle Easton, (416) 454-9060,
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