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Hair Cut-A-Thon Benefits Boys & Girls Club

Submitted by Melanie Barker

OAKHURST — Moxie Salon will host a Cut-A-Thon event to benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Oakhurst (BGC) beginning at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 5.

Business owner and stylist Stephenie Jewett along with stylists Carrie Diffey, Michelle Eads, Martin Arce, and Cheri Roderick wanted to have a grand opening with meaning. They chose Boys & Girls Club as an organization that they would like to help.

Each stylist will be participating by donating their time. Haircuts will be $15. The event hours are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 100% of the proceeds will go to the Club.

“It’s a great opportunity for the kids to get haircut, or maybe a quick trim for you while supporting a good cause,” said BGC President Melanie Barker.

Boys and Girls Club LogoWhile the business is hosting this as a Grand Opening, each of the stylists has years of experience and are known throughout our mountain community. This event is their way of giving back to a valuable community resource. Moxie owner Stephenie Jewett said, “My hope is that the public becomes aware of the need to have a safe environment for our kids and with their generosity we can all make a difference.”

The Boys & Girls Club of Oakhurst is a non-profit youth development organization dedicated to promoting the educational, vocational, health leadership and character of boys and girls in a safe, nurturing environment.

Boys and Girls Club World Wide Day of Play 2013 - Photo courtesy of BGCThe Club provides more than a safe, fun and constructive alternative to being home alone – they offer a variety of award-winning developmental programs to help youth build skills, self-esteem and values during critical periods of growth.

“The mission of the Boys & Girls Club of Oakhurst is to inspire and assist all young people, especially those who need us the most, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens.”

Moxie is located at 40879 Hwy 41 Suite 1H

For more information, contact Moxie Salon 559 683-5400 or find us on

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