News & Notes

Haircuts for charity

Total Image Salon and Spa is offering free haircuts for those donating a 10-inch ponytail today from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The salon, at 2501-B McHenry Ave. in Modesto, is holding a benefit for Locks of Love, a nonprofit organization that provides disadvantaged children suffering from medical hair loss with specially designed hairpieces that do not require tape or glue.

Fleming in Turlock

Peggy Fleming, an Olympic figure skating champion and a breast cancer survivor, will be the keynote speaker at an Oct. 16 cancer awareness event planned by Emanuel Medical Center in Turlock. The public is invited to the free event at the new Emanuel Medical Plaza, 880 E. Tuolumne Road. An open house with hors d'oeuvres and tours of the medical plaza will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. For additional information about the cancer awareness event, call 664-2434.