ORONO – One very special annual event was highlighted during Maine Day, on that helps kids across the country.
The Saint Baldrick’s head shaving tournament is a hit each Maine Day.
Organizers say by the time the clippers turned on at least 30 people had signed up to go bald.
It’s a show of solidarity with children who face cancer every day.
“I’m very proud of the community-oriented mind the student body has, and the willingness they have to give back and make a difference in their community,” said organizer Daniel Norwood.
“This is my first year seeing one of the children who are the ambassadors, so it was extra special this year for my senior year,” said Michael Williams, who is a four-time participant in the event.
During the event, organizers say they were getting close to their $10,000 goal to donate to Saint Baldrick’s.
This year, 150 colleges are competing to raise the most money.