Halloween Weekend: Salons Do Battle on Runway during City of Hope Fantasy Hair Competition

 Credit William Thomas Cain,  http://www.cainimages.com

Credit William Thomas Cain, http://www.cainimages.com

Let the games begin! Watch as top salons from the tri-state area battle it out during the region's top Universal Warrior: Fantasy Hair Competition (formerly COH Hair Ball) on Saturday, November 2, 2013, at 8:00 PM, at Voyeur (1225 St. James Place, Philadelphia, PA 19107).  Salons will compete in seven different categories for top prizes valued over $5,000. Stylists will gather their "hair-raising" forces and prepare to enter the arena to compete head-to-head (literally) against the best coiffed warriors from all parts of history, time and space. Ten-dollar cover donation goes directly to City of Hope. For more information call 1-800-344-8169, email hgiordano@coh.org or visit www.hopecuts.org. All guests must be 21 years of age or older with identification.

Vikings, super heroes, alien forces, earth militaries, futuristic commandos and every hair-hopping warrior imaginable pay homage to the real-life warriors fighting cancer, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatened illnesses at City of Hope. During the night, enjoy special $3.00 you-call-it drinks and the epic battles of good vs. evil performed by Brittany Lynn’s Drag Mafia. The judging panel will include top industry experts, plus our esteemed line-up of celeb judges. 

Universal Warrior is the grand finale to the HopeCuts Mid-Atlantic 2013 campaign, which is the largest beauty industry fundraiser in the United States consisting of hundreds of participating salons donating their time and raising funds for cancer and HIV/AIDS research and treatment programs at City of Hope. Salons that raised $200 or more during HopeCuts qualified to compete in the unique competition. In 2013, 175 salons in the tri-state area have participated in HopeCuts with a total of $100,000 raised – with more salons and dollars to come.  Thank you to the participating salons and HopeCuts’ Benefactor and Parent Sponsor, Raylon Corporation.

Voyeur Nightclub opens its doors at 8pm to the public. Ten-dollar cover donation goes directly to City of Hope. For more information call 1-800-344-8169, email hgiordano@coh.org or visit www.hopecuts.org.

About City of Hope

This year also marks the centennial anniversary of City of Hope, and they have proudly met this celebratory milestone by making break-through advances in the following areas: Type 1 Diabetes, Cancer Immunotherapy Platform, developed a pioneering cancer drug, COH29 and T Cell Immunotherapy. The work conducted at City of Hope is shared with medical centers worldwide, touching the lives of millions of people everywhere. 

The City of Hope National Medical Center and Beckman Research Institute is a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and has been named one of the Top 25 Cancer Hospitals in U.S. News and World Report.  For more information about how you can support City of Hope’s lifesaving research and treatment programs, please call 1-800-260-HOPE, or visit the Web site at www.cityofhope.org.  City of HopeWhere the Power of Knowledge Saves Lives™.

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