Archives for month: July, 2012

Charity Haircut Costs Anchor Job

Posted by jg on July 1st, 2012 in Category Charity News, News from Canada (no responses)

A Muslim TV anchor’s decision to support cancer awareness by chopping off her hair has cost the woman her job at a Malaysian channel, which wants her to grow back her mane to an “acceptable” length before being allowed to resume work.

Popular Malaysian NTV7 news anchor and TV personality Ras Adiba Mohd Radzi has also claimed to have received anonymous calls abusing her for defying a ‘fatwa’ prohibiting women from shaving their head.

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Local Charity Tribute Show

Posted by jg on July 1st, 2012 in Category Charity News (no responses)

A local show featuring tribute entertainers will benefit two charities designated by an area family in memory of their daughter.

The Superstars Live Benefit Show is being staged Friday, July 6 at 8 p.m. at the Polish Hall, 2316 Fairview St.

Tribute performers will entertain in the guise of Frank Sinatra, Johnny Cash, Tom Jones, Dean Martin, Bette Midler, Marilyn Monroe and Lucille Ball.

Proceeds go to support Cardiac Kids and the Pediatric Stroke Fund at the SickKids Foundation.

Read more here.