Locks off, (or curled), for a good cause

It seems people on the Adelaide Plains are not afraid to change their appearance in the name of a good cause.

Two local childcare workers have had their heads partly shaved for the World’s Greatest Shave event, while one Virginia-based gentleman permed his hair in support.

Stepping Stone Two Wells Childcare and Early Development Centre director Noelene Kakoschke and qualified educator Amanda Sandley both underwent a part head shave on Thursday March 16 to help raise funds for blood cancer.

Mallala-based hairdresser, Lauren Wittwer, of Mane Hair and Body, had the honour of cutting off Amanda and Noelene’s locks.

The pair raised more than $600, eclipsing their $500 fundraising target, and were very appreciative of donations from families who attend the centre, friends and especially a $150 donation from the Two Wells Primary School’s Student Action Team.

Virginia’s Complete Ag and Seed Supplies team member, Nick Halkias, had been growing his hair in order to get a perm and win a bet with one of his mates.

However, he decided to do this for a good cause and registered for the World’s Greatest Shave raising in excess of $700 in the process.

Well done Noelene, Amanda and Nick.

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