2016 St. Baldricks Shave Event In Viera Raises $250,000 For Pediatric Cancer

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marks 5th anniversary of BCSO, BCFR partnership

BCFR and BCSO opening the 2016 St Baldricks event at the Avenue Viera this afternoon. Bag pipes were courtesy of Cocoa Beach Deputy Chief Mark Austin.

Posted by Brevard County Fire Rescue on Saturday, March 12, 2016

ABOVE VIDEO: Brevard County Fire Rescue and Brevard County Sheriff’s Office opening the 2016 St Baldricks event at the Avenue Viera this afternoon. Bag pipes were courtesy of Cocoa Beach Deputy Chief Mark Austin.

BREVARD COUNTY • VIERA, FLORIDA – The 2016 St Baldricks shave event at The Avenue Viera is in the books.

This year was particularly special because it marks the fifth anniversary of Brevard County Fire Rescue and Brevard County Sheriff’s Office partnership with this particular event totaling $250,000 for pediatric cancer.

The Brevard County Fire Rescue thanks everyone who supported this successful event and hopes to see everyone next year.

The St. Baldrick’s Foundation is an international volunteer organization that has raised more than $125 million dollars for childhood cancer research just through head-shaving events.

Garrett Lamp

Garrett Lamp

“Over the years, we have grown our event to became the 10th largest event in North America in total dollars raised out of over 1,300 events,” said Garrett Lamp, who spearheaded the event.

“This is truly amazing, and a true testament to Brevard County’s commitment to finding an end to childhood cancer.”

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Garrett Lamp presents BCFR Fire Chief Mark Schollmeyer and Sheriff Wayne Ivey a plaque commemorating five years of SB collaboration and $250,000 raised by the two agencies. (BCFR image)

Garrett Lamp presents BCFR Fire Chief Mark Schollmeyer, center, and Sheriff Wayne Ivey, right, a plaque commemorating five years of SB collaboration and $250,000 raised by the two agencies. (BCFR image)

Team Titusville Fire. The 2016 St Baldricks shave event at The Avenue Viera is in the books. This year was particularly special because it marks the fifth anniversary of Brevard County Fire Rescue and Brevard County Sheriff’s Office partnership with this particular event totaling $250,000 for pediatric cancer. (BCFR image)

Team Titusville Fire: The 2016 St Baldricks shave event raised $250,000 for pediatric cancer. (BCFR image)

Some of Brevard's Bravest in the chair. The 2016 St Baldricks shave event at The Avenue Viera is in the books. This year was particularly special because it marks the fifth anniversary of Brevard County Fire Rescue and Brevard County Sheriff’s Office partnership with this particular event totaling $250,000 for pediatric cancer. (BCFR image)

Some of Brevard’s Bravest in the chair. The 2016 St Baldricks shave event at The Avenue Viera marked the fifth anniversary of Brevard County Fire Rescue and Brevard County Sheriff’s Office partnership as the event totaled $250,000 for pediatric cancer. (BCFR image)

Garrett Lamp presenting BCFR District Chief Richard Connor and BCSO's Steve Fernez with a plaque for their hard work and collaboration with the St Baldricks fundraising. (BCFR image)

Garrett Lamp presenting BCFR District Chief Richard Connor and BCSO’s Steve Fernez with a plaque for their hard work and collaboration with the St Baldricks fundraising. (BCFR image)

Team BCFR group photo. The 2016 St Baldricks shave event at The Avenue Viera is in the books. This year was particularly special because it marks the fifth anniversary of Brevard County Fire Rescue and Brevard County Sheriff’s Office partnership with this particular event totaling $250,000 for pediatric cancer. (BCFR image)

Team BCFR group photo. The 2016 St Baldricks shave event at The Avenue Viera is in the books. This year was particularly special because it marks the fifth anniversary of Brevard County Fire Rescue and Brevard County Sheriff’s Office partnership with this particular event totaling $250,000 for pediatric cancer. (BCFR image)

The 2016 St Baldricks shave event at The Avenue Viera is in the books. This year was particularly special because it marks the fifth anniversary of Brevard County Fire Rescue and Brevard County Sheriff’s Office partnership with this particular event totaling $250,000 for pediatric cancer. (BCFR image)

The 2016 St Baldricks shave event at The Avenue Viera is in the books. This year was particularly special because it marks the fifth anniversary of Brevard County Fire Rescue and Brevard County Sheriff’s Office partnership with this particular event totaling $250,000 for pediatric cancer. (BCFR image)


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