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O'Fallon Councilman Has Head Shaved to Help Raise Playground Funds

Jeff Schwentker got buzzed in the middle of a work session to fulfill a promise after Unlimited Play sold $35,000 in raffle tickets.

Councilman Jeff Schwentker, Ward 4, had his head shaved in the midst of an O’Fallon City Council work session.

Schwentker promised to shave his head if Unlimited Play and volunteers sold $35,000 in raffle tickets for a big screen television. The funds will help pay for Brendan’s Playground, the city’s planned all-inclusive play area.

“I probably spoke too soon,” Schwentker said, and laughed. “I didn’t think they’d sell all those tickets in this economy.”

Councilman Rick Lucas, Ward 2, joked, “He used to have such pretty hair, too.”

Last February, Mayor Bill Hennessy also had his hair and mustache shaved to help raise funds for the playground.

Patti Baratta June 10, 2011 at 02:10 AM
You did have great hair, Jeff... What a GREAT cause, however!!! Hair grows back!
Jim Frain June 10, 2011 at 12:37 PM
Jeff Schwentker never looked better with that new "nohairdo"...The next step should be to use shaving cream and a bic razor to really smooth out that look!
Tom Dean June 11, 2011 at 03:20 PM
A GOOD CAUSE. Love the hair cut and Councilman Bill Gardner now has his own mini-me - Tom
Carol Fears June 13, 2011 at 10:58 PM
Hey, Jeff Now you are as "pretty" as Hennessey and Gardner. You are a great sport for such a great playground. Thanks, Carol Fears

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