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Movember Mustaches Raise Nearly $15,000 for Prostate Cancer!

Movember closing thank you and status of our team!!!

As captain and organizer of our Movember team, I simply need to say "Thank you" again for everyone's help in contributing your face, donating money, or donating items that we auctioned off.

I had hoped we could raise $5,000 for prostate cancer and men's health this year for our Movember efforts ... we nearly triple that thanks to our community!

Officially donations end on Dec. 5, but after totalling all our donations to this point our team "Mo Medics and Mo friends" have raised $14,700!!!

Our team started with Lakeview paramedics and grew to included nurses and doctors for Lakeview and Lakeview clinic. This year we recruited all our surrounding fire departments and many of the guys stepped up and joined us.

You told your families and people dealing with prostate cancer joined in ... our team grew to include 109 offical members that signed up on the website.

Thanks to Bayport Fire, Stillwater fire, Lake Elmo, North St. Paul, Somerset & St. Joseph's Fire and first responders ... everyone really did create the awareness men's health needs.

As men, we simply think we are invinceable and ingore warning signs of our health ... and talk about our problems ... generally we don't. That is "what" movember is about, men need to be proactive with there health and talk about problems or go get check ups.

With early detection prostate cancer is cureable! We are making men's health a topic to talk about, and as captain of our Movember team I'm very proud of what we accomplished this year!

Last minute donations can use this link: https://www.movember.com/us/donate/payment/team_id/421017

Thanks again, please join us next Movember (team is open to all concerned with men's health)

-- Wade Watson, Lakeview Paramedic

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