‘Mona’ to shave Slater for charity

by admin on June 25, 2014

Commonwealth Games bound para-sport athlete Tim Slater will raise money for Cerebral Palsy Australia before jetting off to Glasgow next month. Slater, 22 was born with Cerebral Palsy and is one of seven para-sport team members representing Australia at the Commonwealth Games in Scotland from July 23 and Slater will compete in the Bowlers with a Disability Triples competition. The Ballarat-based bowler has agreed to ‘Slater’s Shave’ and will have his beard (at least) shaved off for charity by fellow Ballarat local, 1994 Commonwealth Games gold medallist and 2014 Australian Commonwealth Games Team Chef de Mission Steve Moneghetti to raise money for Cerebral Palsy Australia.. Slater has been playing bowls for nine years and is a member of the Victoria Bowling Club in Ballarat after being introduced to the sport by his father Paul. When: 12.30pm, Monday June 30, 2014 Where: The Barber’s Edge Hairdresser, 603a Landsborough Street, Ballarat North Who: Steve Moneghetti – 1994 Commonwealth Games gold medallist Tim Slater – Australian Commonwealth Games para-sport team member All proceeds from ‘Slater’s Shave’ will go to Cerebral Palsy Australia. To donate, simply go to the Cerebral Palsy Australia website, or click this link https://secure.donman.net.au/client/CerebralPalsy/Donate.aspx Please note: When you donate, please ensure in the comments section you state the donation is for ‘Slater’s Shave’. Donations $2.00 and over are tax deductible Cerebral Palsy Australia is the national peak body of organisations that work with people with cerebral palsy and people with similar disabilities and their carers. Since 1952, Cerebral Palsy Australia (formerly known as CP Australia and the Australian Cerebral Palsy Association) has provided a national voice for cerebral palsy awareness. Furthermore, Cerebral Palsy Australia has positively contributed to the community through research and service development for children and adults with cerebral palsy.