What Do Some of Sacramento’s Top Chefs and Culinary Craftsmen Do With Time Off? Shut Down Part of “L” Street, Host a Party of Hundreds, and Shave their Heads for Childhood Cancer!

Taro Arai, Patrick Mulvaney, Chris Jarosz, Sonny Mayugba and Billy Zoellin among many join Henry & Simon deVere at Keaton Raphael Memorial’s spirited St. Baldrick’s downtown parade and head-shaving event

SACRAMENTO, Calif.--()--Keaton Raphael Memorial (KRM) taps into the “Spirit of the Irish” with a lively parade and gathering organized by restaurateurs Henry and Simon deVere and Patrick Mulvaney. A rivalry has developed between the deVere brothers and Mulvaney through a friendly challenge to raise funds and awareness for child cancer research through this signature, annual St. Baldrick’s event. This year, the challenge has gone viral, as Mulvaney’s “Sactown Baldies” and “Team deVere’s Bald Crusaders” have enlisted the support of some high-profile culinary professionals and taken their friendly feud to social media.

WHO:

   

Emcee Patrick Harbison, Taro Arai, Henry & Simon deVere, Chris Jarosz, Sonny Mayugba, Patrick Mulvaney, Billy Zoellin and other Sacramento area culinary talent welcome hundreds of shavees and supporters of Keaton Raphael Memorial and St. Baldrick’s Foundation.

 
WHAT: Downtown Sacramento’s signature St.Baldrick’s head-shaving event of 2017, sponsored by Keaton Raphael Memorial to raise funds and awareness for childhood cancer research.
 
WHEN:

Monday, March 13, 2017:

4:30 PM– “Sactown Baldies” begin shaving at Mulvaney’s B & L

5:30 PM– Parade commences from Mulvaney’s B &L towards deVere’s Irish Pub

6:00 PM– Photo Op: Parade processional arrives at deVere’s

6:00 PM– 9:00 PM (hundreds shaved by Supercuts Salons)

 
WHERE:

Mulvaney’s B & L, 1215 19th Street, Sacramento, 95814

 

deVere’s Irish Pub 1521 L. Street, Sacramento, 95814

 
WHY:

Everyone knows someone who has been impacted by childhood cancer. The deVere brothers host this yearly event in honor of their father, Dr. Ralph deVere White M.D., a Senior Advisor Emeritus with U.C. Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center. Through their efforts, the brothers have raised more than $1.5 million for cancer research. Their passion has inspired celebrity head-shaving participants and fueled the friendly rivalry with Mulvaney. According to Henry deVere: “Simon and I look forward to another successful St. Baldrick’s and to summer vacation. We’ve been taking Patrick Mulvaney to school all month.”

Contacts

Keaton Raphael Memorial (KRM)
Kirk Taber, 916-730-7708
kirk@tabercreative.com

Release Summary

Top Sacramento Chefs are shaving their heads to raise funds and awareness for child cancer research through Keaton Raphael Memorial and St. Baldrick’s Foundation. deVere’s and Mulvaneys lead efforts.

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Contacts

Keaton Raphael Memorial (KRM)
Kirk Taber, 916-730-7708
kirk@tabercreative.com