Hundreds of Nevada County residents turned out to the Nevada County Fairgrounds in support of The Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital Foundation and the Womens’ Imaging Center. Food, wine, and fun were enjoyed by all as they meandered through the Main Exhibit Hall as part of Paint the Town Pink!. Local Salon Owner, Meleesa Pellerino, was providing hair cuts to women or men with hair that is at least eight inches long to be cut and used for wigs.
Local officials in attendance were also showing there support to help battle a cause that has touched almost everyone. Grass Valley City Councilman Howard Levine says its omportant to be able to provide services locally.
District Attorney Cliff Newell is also a supporter of the Hospital Foundation as well as being touched by people in his life with cancer.
Final numbers for Paint The Town Pink are not in yet, but the event has raised over $102,000 dollars in the first six years.