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November 13 2013

SUPPORT IT: Fundraisers & Movember Fever in Gastown

The MOfficials Burger & Beer Night 

The MOfficials are a group of hockey officials and friends from across Canada who raise money every year for the Movember Campaign. This year they are holding their 2nd annual Movember fundraiser at Save On Meats Pop Up Diner at 1 West Cordova Street. Come by and build your own burger and beer for $20. There will be a DJ, door prizes, raffle prizes, pinball top score prizes, and enter-to-win draw for Canucks Tickets. All proceeds go straight to Movember Canada. Event starts at 8 p.m.

2014 Gastown Bartenders Charity Calendar

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Ladies, this one is for you. 12 Bartenders from the Gastown Neighbourhood have been brought together to shoot a boudoir calendar. All the money raised will go to benefit Prostate and Breast Cancer organizations. 

Not sure if your favourite bartender is on the calendar? Check out this monthly calendar page breakdown:
 

Cover: Jared Fontaine – Keefer Bar
Mr. January: Robert James Friend – Bambudda
Mr. February: Seanathen – Bambudda
Mr. March: Liam Ford – The Portside Pub
Mr. April: Lenny Mclelland – The Metropole
Mr. May: Ryan CM & Tommy Grier – The Warehouse
Mr. June: Ryan Alexander Warnock – Rodneys Oyster House
Mr. July: Robyn Gray – Pidgin
Mr. August: Scott Marshall – Revel Room
Mr. September: Zach Wheeler – The Lamplighter
Mr. October: Nelson Ray – Pidgin/The Portside Pub
Mr. November: Sean McGuigan – Clough Club/ UVA wine bar
Mr. December: Connor Gotoweic – Clough Club

Calendars are $20 and will be available to purchase from each bartender at their establishments. You can contact the Gastown Bartenders Calendar Charity through email or call 778-886-7358 to arrange drop off’s of calendars around the city. 

This calendar fundraiser is a labour of love. All those who have worked on the fundraiser have volunteered 100% of their time. If you would like to contribute and help cover printing costs, please email gastownbartenderscalendar@gmail.com to make an online donation.

Visit the Gastown Bartenders Charity Calendar page for more details.

Lamplighter x SFU Athletics Team Up Movember Fundraiser

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The Lamplighter has joined forces with the SFU Athletics Team Up Community Outreach Program. Every Friday between now and November 30th, you can help support Mens Health by attending the Lamplighter on Fridays. Simply tell the good folks at the Lamplighter that you are on the “Team Up” guest list. This will get you an $8 cover and inside the VIP line, and your entire cover will be donated to SFU Athletics Team Up Movember efforts.

This promotion is open to absolutely everybody over the age of 19 with valid government ID. Invite your friends and spread the word!

Mo Money Mo Staches at The Lamplighter

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On Sunday, December 1 from 6:00 p.m. until 2:00 a.m., The Lamplighter Public House is hosting a Mo Money Mo ‘Staches night. This end of Movember event will include a moustache walk off, celebrity judges, a guest DJ, complementary canapés, and a silent auction all for charity.

Email jb@donnellygroup.ca for tickets.

Chill Winston/Guilt & Co Movember Fundraiser

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Movember Calendar

The Movember Calendar is back! Chill Winston and Guilt & Co are combining forces again to produce their 7th annual Movember calendar. The 2014 calendar theme is a**holes – people who are or could be considered as one. This will feature Guilt & Co’s staff members, a few regulars, and musicians captured in humourous, tongue-in-cheek a**hole scenarios such as: breaking up a long term relationship via text message, tying someone to train tracks, mocking the handicapped, or cycling on the sidewalk. The calendar will be available this weekend for $20. All proceeds go towards the BC Cancer Foundation.

  

Best Moustache Instagram Contest
For the month of November, Guilt & Co is running “Best Moustache” Instagram contest. 


Contest Details

1) Come down to Guilt & Co and show them your sweet ‘stache.

2) Donate a minimum of $20.

3) Get your photo taken: Guilt & Co’s will post your shot on their Instagram account

4) Get all your friends to like your photo


The winners will be based on the number of likes. The top three entrants with the most likes will win three sweet prize packages:

1st prize: Custom Indochino Essentials suit ($449), Haircut & Shave at Fortknight ($60) and a Bar Tab at Guilt & Co ($75)

2nd prize: Haircut or Shave at Fortknight ($40) & A Bar Tab at Guilt & Co ($25)

3rd prize: Haircut or Shave at Fortknight ($40)
 

The contest closes after the 30th of November. There will be an additional week for everyone to get their votes (or Instagram “likes”) in before the winner is announced the following week. All donations will go directly to the BC Cancer Foundation in the New Year.

Visit here for more information.