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Volunteers like these from local police forces will get their heads shaved at a January 18 event in Redondo Beach benefiting the St. Baldrick's Foundation for childhood cancer research.  (Photo courtesy of the St. Baldrick's Foundation)

Police officers from Redondo Beach, Hermosa Beach, Manhattan Beach and Torrance are being challenged to go bald for a good cause this month.

For every officer who shaves his head, the Redondo Beach Police Officers Association and the Manhattan Beach-based SPIDR Tech company will make a donation toward childhood cancer research via St. Baldrick's Foundation.  Additional funds will go to the family of 11-year-old Cait Naylor, a local resident who is undergoing cancer therapy.

The Vincent Annex police of Redondo Beach hosts the head shaving event on Saturday, Jan. 18, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the station at 200 Pacific Coast Hwy.  Members of the community also can contribute by going to “Redondo Beach Police Defying Kids Cancer” on the internet or using the  link, https://www.stbaldricks.org/events/mypage/13851/2020.

For more information, call 310-379-2477, ext. 2493 or send an email to BradleyMcGill@redondo.org

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