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City of Smiths Station

Jeff Woytovich, founder of the Children’s Alopecia Project, will make a stop at The Junction at the Historic Jones Store complex next Sept. 24 at 2 p.m. EST as a part of his Coast2Coast tour.

During the event, Woytovich will meet with local children and other individuals who live with this autoimmune disease and be recognized by proclamation by Mayor F.L. “Bubba” Copeland for his visit to Smiths Station.

Woytovich’s tour coincides with September being Alopecia Areata Awareness Month. According to his organization’s website, CAP’s mission is “to help any child in need who is living with hair loss due to all forms of Alopecia” and “change the emphasis from growing hair to growing confidence (along with) building self-esteem, providing support and raising awareness.”

For more information, visit ( Woytovich will be available for interviews and photo opportunities following the event.

About Alopecia Areata: Alopecia areata is a common autoimmune disease that often results in unpredictable hair loss and affects nearly 6.8 million people in the United States.