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On the Go Hair Designs Donates over $2,000 to SMHC’s Center for Breast Care

November 26, 2018

OntheGo smOn the Go Hair Designs raised $2,110 during their 7th annual Cut-A-Thon in support of the Center for Breast Care at Southern Maine Health Care (SMHC).

"This donation from On the Go Hair Designs will help our patients immensely. We are so thankful for their efforts" said SMHC’s Breast Nurse Navigator Helene Langley, RN, BS, CBCN, CN-BN. "The funding enables us to offer educational materials, various speakers for support groups and special enrichment programs for patients such as yoga, the repurpose project, and more. We wouldn’t be able to provide these services without community support and donations like these."

Heather Prejean, owner of On the Go Hair Designs on Main Street in Saco, knows many women whose lives have been affected by breast cancer, including her own clients. In honor of them, Prejean and her staff have held a Cut-A-Thon during Breast Cancer Awareness Month to raise money to directly support Southern Maine Health Care’s (SMHC) Center for Breast Care. 

The money raised exceeds last year’s donation and Prejean attributes the success from funds raised from raffles and a donation jar. "This was our most successful Cut-A-Thon to date – lucky number 7!"

Photo Caption: On The Go Hair Designs presented Southern Maine Health Care with a $2,110 donation from their Cut-A-Thon to support SMHC’s Center for Breast Care. Back row: (l-r) Survivors Melissa Gerrish, Kathy Hooper, Patricia Gagne, Michelle Makosiej, SMHC Breast Nurse Navigator Helene Langley. Sitting: Massage Therapist Kim Woodward, Stylists Kandis Lacroix, Heather Prejean, Amy DesRoberts. 

About Southern Maine Health Care
Southern Maine Health Care (SMHC) is a national award-winning healthcare system with a non-profit mission “to improve the health and health care of the communities we serve.”  SMHC includes a full service, acute care medical center in Biddeford, with York County’s only inpatient mental health unit. Emergency care, surgical services, and diagnostic and therapy services are available at SMHC’s Medical Centers in Biddeford and Sanford. SMHC offers primary care and multi-specialty physician services, diagnostic and therapy services, and Walk-In Care centers in various York County communities including Biddeford, Kennebunk, Saco, Sanford and Waterboro. SMHC is Joint Commission accredited and has been recognized for quality excellence by numerous outside organizations. To learn more about SMHC and SMHC providers, visit www.smhc.org, https://www.youtube.com/c/smhcorgme, or https://twitter.com/SMHCHealth.

Media Contact:
Allison Kenty
207-283-7233
akenty@smhc.org

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