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Mayor Hall Raising “stache” “cash”

Thursday, November 3, 2016 @ 2:55 PM

lyn-hallPrince George, B.C.-  November will prove to be a hair raising experience for  Prince George Mayor  Lyn Hall,  and that’s  exactly what he’s counting on.

(at right, Mayor Lyn Hall,  image courtesy  City of Prince George)

Hall   has  entered into a “Mo-vember”  challenge to not only  grow a moustache  this month  as a fundraiser for men’s health initiatives,  but to  beat Kamloops Mayor Peter Milobar when it comes to raising  the most  cash .

So,  you could say the two men are  in  a “face off”.

Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer in men worldwide, and rates of testicular cancer diagnosis have doubled over the past 50 years.

Research shows  one  in  every four  adults is not active enough, which contributes to poor health – but moving on a regular basis can reduce your risk of heart disease, diabetes, and cancer by up to 50%.

Movember aims to bring awareness to these issues and challenges everyone to raise funds by growing a moustache or making a commitment to get active.

” If by accepting this challenge, I can increase awareness and understanding of these issues, then bring it on” says Mayor Hall.  The Mayor is “bristling” with confidence that  he can “mo”-tivate  the residents of  Prince George to contribute some cash  for his “stache” .    He wants to be  sure  Prince George  wins the challenge by  more than a whisker because  no  one wants  this to be  a win by a close shave.

You can make donations by clicking here,   and follow the challenge  by clicking here.



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