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Locks of Love donation opportunity at A Day for Girls’ Health on Saturday - Tuesday, March 15, 2011

(Mar. 15, 2011 – Slidell, LA) – Teen and pre-teen girls will have an opportunity to make hair donations to the Locks of Love organization at the upcoming A Day for Girls' Health, sponsored by the Slidell Memorial Hospital Parenting Center, Junior Auxiliary of Slidell, and Camellia City OB/GYN. A Day for Girls' Health will be held on Saturday, March 19, from 1 to 5 p.m. in the SMH Regional Cancer Center, located at 1120 Robert Blvd. in Slidell.

The Mirror Salon, a Locks of Love participating hair salon, will be providing a donation booth at the event accepting hair donations of 10 inches or more. Laura Chabreck, owner of The Mirror, has been a participating salon for more than five years. Girls making a Locks of Love donation will receive a free hairstyling at the event and a gift certificate for a free haircut at The Mirror Salon.

Locks of Love is a non-profit organization providing hairpieces to financially disadvantaged children in the United States and Canada under age 21 suffering from long-term medical hair loss from any diagnosis.

To pre-register for A Day for Girls' Health, call (985) 649-8585.

For more information on A Day for Girls' Health or other SMH Parenting Center programs, call (985) 649-8529, or visit SMH's Web site online at http://www.slidellmemorial.org/.

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Slidell Memorial Hospital is a full-service 182-bed acute care not-for-profit community hospital located at 1001 Gause Blvd., in the heart of Slidell. Founded in 1959, SMH serves as a primary healthcare resource for families in St. Tammany Parish, La.; Pearl River County, Miss.; and the greater Mississippi Gulf Coast region. For more information, visit http://www.slidellmemorial.org/

Media Contact:

Sam Caruso, Jr.

carusos@smhplus.org

985-649-8834


 

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