H Salon, the Post Road hair stylist, has planned a "cut-a-thon" Sunday afternoon, March 18, to benefit cancer resaearch at Yale New Haven Hospital.

From noon to 3 p.m., stylists will style hair in an exchange for a donation to the Jim McNiff Memorial Golf Tournament, a fundraiser to benefit the Closer to Free research fund, according to a news release.

The fund at Yale New Haven's Smilow Cancer Hospital finances new cancer therapies, according to its web site.

Credit cards will not be accepted for the cut-a-thon. Donations should be in the form of checks made payable to: "Jim McNiff Memorial Golf Tournament."

H Salon is at 2060 Post Road.

The golf tournament, in memory of the late Stratford man, is planned Tuesday, May 8, at Fairchild Wheeler Golf Course in Fairfield.