Dancing for Hailey – A Large Turnout for a Great Cause

first_imgThere was a large turnout of supporters for a fun filled event for the Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, an organization that raises funds and awareness for childhood cancer research, in memory of Hailey Parker.Hailey Parker was an 11 year old OC summer resident who loved to dance and loved ice cream. She lost her battle to brain cancer in October 2015, and her friends organize this event to remember her and the things she enjoyed in a town she loved.The crowd enjoyed fantastic weatherThis year’s event featured a wide variety of entertainment and goodies for the family:Free Yoasis Treats for each dancerLemonade StandOCFD Fire TruckHot Dogs from Varsity Inn, Pretzels from EHT Philly Pretzel Company and Donuts from Dot’s PastriesMermaid and Pirate Face Painting by Bowfish KidsNail Painting by e11even studio salonFlower Crown Making by Bohemian MamaWood Painting by Peace of WoodPhoto BoothAppearances by the Nor’Easters and OC CelebritiesThis years goal was to beat last years fundraising mark of $12,500.  At the time of publication, we do not have the official tally for the event.  You still have the opportunity to help.Angelique Matlack paints the face of a happy child in attendance If you couldn’t make it today, you can still contribute to the cause online: https://www.alexslemonade.org/mypage/1312420 The Outstanding Volunteers who Helped Make the Event a Successlast_img read more