FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 21, 2013
CONTACT: Holly Nachtigal, The Laundry firstname.lastname@example.org 810-629-8852
FENTON, MI - The Laundry, a casual euro-bistro located in downtown Fenton,
MI, is winding down its month-long fundraising and awareness campaign
in cooperation with the MOvember Foundation, but itís not too late to
of us at The Laundry are proud to participate in MOvember this year,Ē
says Laundry co-owner Mark Hamel. ďMost of our male staff members
started the month of November clean-shaven and have been growing their
moustaches all month long. But our female staff has been really
supportive of the effort, too.Ē Hamel says these Mo Bros and Mo Sistas
have become walking, talking billboards for menís health, raising
awareness of, and funds for, the treatment of prostate and testicular
cancer along the way.
MOvember Foundation is a global menís health charity encouraging men to
grow and women to support the Mo (moustache) for the 30 days of
November. The foundation started in Melbourne, Australia in 2003 with
30 guys participating. Amazed by the fun they had and the conversations
sparked, four of the original members made their Mo-growing an annual,
official charitable endeavor.
came to the US in 2007 with 2127 participants raising over $740,000.
Funds are put toward the early diagnosis and treatment of prostate and
testicular cancer and mental illness in men. This year, there will be
official MOvember campaigns in 21 countries. Globally, 3 million
participants have raised more than $446 million to date.
the public would like to participate, there are donation boxes at The
Laundry. Donations can also be made by adding $2 to a check when dining
in. A special cocktail has also been concocted, with all proceeds
going to the MOvember donation tally. Donations will be accepted
through November 30.
A part of the Fenton
community for over a decade, The Laundry serves breakfast, lunch and
dinner seven days a week in a casual bistro atmosphere. A full bar
features a unique range of craft beers and a dynamic selection of wines
and pre-Prohibition cocktails.
Laundry is open Monday thru Thursday 7 a.m. to 10 p.m., Friday and
Saturday 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. and Sunday 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Contact The
Laundry at 810.629.8852 or visit lunchandbeyond.com.