There is a Brave the Shave event for you

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Eight Brave the Shave events will be held across the region to raise money to fight childhood cancer.

There is no excuse to miss out on Brave the Shave 2017. Eight events will be held at locations in North, South Dakota and Wyoming in many different venues and on several different dates. Mark your calendars to attend one of these fun events – all of which are held to support a very worthy cause ­– fighting childhood cancer!

Brave the Shave online auction

Wednesday, March 1-Friday, March 10

The 2017 Brave the Shave online auction will include autographed memorabilia, gift cards, gift baskets, hand-crafted items, event tickets, and much more. Preview the auction at We will continue to add items until March 9, 2017. Dig deep, it’s for the kids!

Brave the Shave Family Boot Camp

Sunday, March 5 @ 1 p.m.
McDowell Gym, Missouri Valley Family YMCA
$20/individual or $50/family through Feb. 17
$25/individual or $60/family after Feb. 17

This superhero-themed boot camp will benefit Brave the Shave’s “super kids.” One side of the gym will feature a family-friendly boot camp, complete with an awesome obstacle course, and adults will be able to get their sweat on with a high-intensity boot camp on the other side. T-shirts will be available while supplies last. Register at

Guns ‘n Hoses
Tuesday, March 7 @ 6:30 p.m.
Imagine Home Center, Mandan

Local law enforcement and fire departments will square off – shaving their heads to raise money to fight pediatric cancer. Visit for more information or to donate.

Kupper Automotive Drives Hope Event
Wednesday, March 8 @ 2 p.m.
Bismarck Motor Company

Kupper employees, their children, and anyone from the public is welcome to come and support Brave the Shave at this head-shaving event. Learn more or donate at

Mercer County Brave the Shave
Thursday, March 9 @ 1:30 p.m.
Dakota Gasification Company, Beulah

Raise money and shave your head, cut eight or more inches of hair, or donate to your favorite person shaving. Visit to sign up to participate or donate.

Flagship Event
Friday, March 10 @ 1:30 p.m. (Doors open at 1 p.m.)
Missouri Valley Family YMCA

In addition to hair cutting and head shaving, the event will include a photo booth, children’s crafts, silent auction, face painting, balloon creations, and local mascots. Several children battling cancer and their families will be honored at this event. Visit to learn more, sign up to participate, or donate.

Campbell County Brave the Shave
Friday, March 17, 2017 @ 1 p.m. (MST)
Dry Fork Station

At this event it will be a hair cutting and head-shaving frenzy to help fight childhood cancer. Visit to sign up to participate or donate.

Bismarck Bobcats Brave the Shave night
Saturday, March 18 @ Puck drops at 7:15 p.m.
VFW Sports Center

Before the hockey game begins, several Bobcats players and coaches will have their heads shaved on center-ice. The players’ signature Brave the Shave jerseys worn that night will be auctioned off immediately following the game.

Brookings Brave the Shave
Monday, March 20 @ 4:30 p.m.

In addition to hair cutting, head shaving, and a live radio broadcast, one of the event’s most popular fundraisers is the annual gun raffle. This year, 1,000 tickets will be sold at $10 a ticket for a chance to win the grand prize, a gun package valued at $1,000. Other prizes include $300 and $200 Visa gift cards. Questions about the raffle? Contact Kristie Ching at 605-651-1120. Keep up to date on the event and its activities by following it on Facebook at or sign up to participate or donate at

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