Tuesday, October 16, 2012

#Movember Switzerland 2012

THE24CLUB is a big supporter of the Movember movement. For those who don't know, here we go...

During the month of November each year, Movember asks men across the world to grow a moustache with the aim of raising vital funds and awareness for men’s health issues. Movember moustaches were first grown in Australia back in 2003 and since that time word of Movember and its men’s health messages have spread across the globe. Movember currently runs official campaigns in Australia, New Zealand, the UK, Ireland, the US, Canada, South Africa, Finland, the Netherlands, Denmark, Norway, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Spain, Hong Kong, Singapore, France, Germany, Sweden, Switzerland and Austria. In addition, Movember is aware of supportive Mo Bros and Mo Sistas dotted around the world; all of whom have played an important role in growing Movember into what it is today.

Remember the rules, Bros and Sistas:

1. Once registered at http://ch.movember.com each Mo Bro must begin the 1st of Movember with a clean shaven face. 

2. For the entire month of Movember each Mo Bro must grow and groom a moustache. 

 3. There is to be no joining of the Mo to the sideburns. (That’s considered a beard.) 

4. There is to be no joining of the handlebars to the chin. (That’s considered a goatee.)

5. Each Mo Bro must conduct himself like a true country gentleman.

Supported by the women in their lives, known as Mo Sistas, Movember Mo Bros raise funds by seeking sponsorship for their Mo growing efforts. At the end of the month, it’s traditional for Mo Bros and Mo Sistas to celebrate their awareness and fundraising efforts by throwing a Movember party and awarding the highly sought after titles of Miss Movember and Man of Movember.

Mo Bros are helping to change the face of men’s health by effectively becoming walking, talking billboards for the 30 days of November and through their actions and words raise awareness by promoting private and public conversation around the often ignored issue of men’s health. Together, we are truly changing the face of men’s health.

Be there, grow a mo‘ and save a bro!