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Jack’s Chattanoggins surpasses goal for money raised from head-shaving event (Nooga.com)

Jack’s Chattanoggins surpasses goal for money raised from head-shaving event

Days after raising more than $35,000, event organizer faces her own skin cancer removal

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Jack’s father expresses his love and pride. (Photo: Brittany Moncrief)

Although the official numbers are not yet ready, Jack’s Chattanoggins raised at least $35,000 for the Children’s Hospital at Erlanger during this year’s head-shaving event.

Days later, Jack Skowronnek’s mother, Dawn Skowronnek, had surgery to remove skin cancer from her face.

“I was putting off my cancer surgery so I could plan the event to benefit the kids going through it,” she said. “There is definitely irony there.”

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