Fundraisers getting in for their cut
By ROXANNE MILLAR
HEADS got a little lighter around the Tweed on the weekend, as dozens of locals shaved their locks for charity.
Throughout the week hair had been flying as part of the annual Shave for a Cure fundraiser, which reached a crescendo of snipping at several events yesterday.
Banora Point dad Stuart Curtain organised a massive fundraising day at the Aquatic Tavern yesterday, which raised plenty of money when the electric clippers started buzzing.
Local man Ken Marsh hacked off his hair in an instant, happy to support his former neighbour Aaron Curtain who is recovering from leukaemia.
"It wasn't a hard decision at all," Mr Marsh said.
Nine-year-old Sharna Mowat was quick to lend support, preferring to colour her long hair than shave it all off.
Mr Curtain also targeted motorists in his fundraising exploits, getting a team to walk from Kingscliff to the tavern to raise money.
"We're really happy with the response, it is great to see so many people supporting the Leukaemia Foundation," he said.