Jack's Chattanoggins

1:26pm

Wed June 5, 2013
Jack's Chattanoggins

The Best Kind of Bald

For the past four years Jack Skowronnek has shaved his head for the summer but it is not to keep cool. Jack was 10 years old the first time he shaved his head to raise funds for children's cancer. 

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11:36am

Thu May 23, 2013
What's happening at the Chattanooga Market

From Beast Feast to Brew and Bluegrass

Chattanooga Market Vendors
Credit Chattanooga Market

The Chattanooga Market is open from 11 am to 4 pm each Sunday at the First Tennessee Pavilion.  For thousands of people it has become a weekly gathering place to hook up with friends and family while getting some shopping done at the same time. 

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11:25am

Mon June 11, 2012
Community

Why Jack Skowronnek is Bald

Jack's Chattanoggins

This is the 4th year for Jack's Chattanoggins, a special event to raise funds for pediatric cancer with a twist.  People shave their heads to raise funds and also show solidarity for children who have lost their hair due to cancer treatments.  Jack Skowronnek was 10 years old the first time he shaved his head for children's cancer.  Each year the event grows larger and more people shave their heads

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11:49am

Tue June 5, 2012
Community

Jack's Chattanoggins

Jack and some of the Chattanooga Roller Girls that will be shaving their heads for Jack's Chattanoggins. Starting at left; Wagzilla, Tamara Obscura, Violet Heartbreaker, and Jack.
Jack Shaves for Kids Cancer

When Jack Skowronnek was 10 years old he read a book over the summer about a boy whose little brother had cancer, Drums, Girls and Dangerous Pie.  In a show of solidarity with pediatric cancer patients Jack asked his mom if he could shave his head.  Jack just wanted to do something to show support for children fighting cancer.  The inspiration of a child has grown into an annual event. 

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