Stewarts Garden Centre Brave The Shave Team Raises ?5k

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24 staff at Stewarts Garden Centres gained sponsorship of ?5,500 for their Brave The Shave appeal.
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The team raise this money for Macmillan Cancer Support.
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Visitors to the Christchurch Centre watched as team members had their hair shaved.
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Many of the men also had their beards removed as part of fun by local hairdresser Tracey Carter.
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She also performed a wax hair removal on the legs of Peter Scott one of the catering team.

Stewarts incredible fundraising efforts

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Plant Buyer Katherine Hunt has also donated her long locks of hair to the Little Princes Trust. These will be turned into a wig for someone who has lost their own hair during cancer treatment.
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Directors Martin Stewart and Terry Head also braved the shave organised by centre manager Paul Hilliam.
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He announced he was all clear after two major surgeries. He has since embarked on an extensive course of radio and chemotherapy on his head and neck cancer.
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Paul said: ?I?m delighted that with this magnificent team effort. We exceeded our original target of ?2000.
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“We owe this to our friends, family and the great support of our customers who also joined in the fun. They entered fundraising raffles and competitions on the day.?
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Managing Director Martin Stewart was proud and inspired by the team and their support for this initiative. It fundraising actions are vital to this charity.
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It was a fun day for the team. They are now working hard to prepare the centres for a range of Halloween and Christmas events. These will also support local charities.

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