Barbers Cut Hair For Good Cause

Posted: December 23, 2012 at 4:21 a.m.

Ryan Howk, foreground, checks out his haircut Saturday after getting trimmed by barber Gary Townzen, right, during Townzen’s annual charity haircut day at Townzen Barber Shop to benefit Samaritan Community Center in Rogers.

Landon Michaels sat quietly in his mother’s lap in a barber’s chair Saturday with the trepidatious look all 4-year-olds wear as scissors inch closer to their hair.

At A Glance

Samaritan Community Center

Samaritan Community Center in Rogers provides a wealth of services to needy families in Northwest Arkansas including meals, health clinics, snack packs for hungry children and resale shops. The group helped 100,000 last year, a 53 percent increase over its client base three years ago.


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